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10 Best Family Cars Of 2013 Named By KBB.com

Editors Recommend Variety of Family-Friendly New Cars to Meet the Diverse Needs of Today's Families

May 16, 2013

IRVINE, Calif., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Families in the market for a new car can see which models the experts recommend most in the list of 10 Best Family Cars of 2013 by the editors of Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new and used car information.  All families are not created alike, so it stands to reason that all family cars shouldn't be alike either.  Each year the KBB.com editors decide the 10 Best Family Cars, which cater to unique family specifications and situations. 

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"Show us 10 families and we'll suggest a different car for each, but all of those vehicles will score high in areas like safety, roominess, comfort and value," said Jack R. Nerad, executive editorial director and executive market analyst for Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com. "Our annual list is aimed at helping families find the right ride and always includes something for everyone, with a special nod to the best of what's new."

KBB.com's 10 Best Family Cars of 2013

Rank

2013 Model-Year
Vehicle

Trim

Average
Transaction Price1

60-Month
Residual Value

5-Year
CTO2

60-Month
Residual Value3




1

Nissan Pathfinder

SV Sport Utility 4D

$32,939

$13,242

$47,019

39%


2

Honda Accord

EX Sedan 4D

$24,893

$11,264

$35,418

43%


3

Toyota Prius V

Five Wagon 4D

$28,752

$10,559

$38,761

34%


4

Volkswagen Passat

2.5L SE Sedan 4D

$25,282

$8,269

$39,409

32%


5

Honda Odyssey

EX Minivan 4D

$29,866

$12,045

$44,811

37%


6

Toyota Avalon

Limited Sedan 4D

$35,610

$14,965

$51,517

37%


7

Ford Fusion

SE Sedan 4D

$25,900

$9,553

$37,740

39%


8

Honda CR-V

EX Sport Utility 4D

$25,684

$13,438

$36,345

50%


9

Nissan Altima

2.5 SL Sedan 4D

$26,590

$10,091

$40,202

35%


10

Chevrolet Suburban

1500 LT Sport Utility 4D

$51,599

$19,055

$63,898

38%


1 Average Transaction Price data for April 2013.
2 Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own sourced on April 25, 2013.
3 Kelley Blue Book® Residual Values sourced from May/June 2013 book.

To see KBB.com's full list and Editorial commentary for the 10 Best Family Cars of 2013, please visit http://www.kbb.com/car-reviews-and-news/top-10/best-family-cars-2013/.

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About Kelley Blue Book (www.kbb.com)
Founded in 1926, Kelley Blue Book, The Trusted Resource®, is the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the industry.  Each week the company provides the most market-reflective values in the industry on its top-rated website www.kbb.com, including its famous Blue Book® Trade-In and Suggested Retail Values and Fair Purchase Price, which reports what others are paying for new cars this week.  The company also provides vehicle pricing and values through various products and services available to car dealers, auto manufacturers, finance and insurance companies as well as governmental agencies.  KBB.com provides consumer pricing and information on cars for sale, minivans, pickup trucks, sedan, hybrids, electric cars, and SUVs.  Kelley Blue Book Co. Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of AutoTrader Group.

SOURCE Kelley Blue Book

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