affordable family car
A family-friendly car can fit in your budget. (Getty/Sam Edwards)

It can be overwhelming when it’s time to let go of the family car and move on to something new, especially for families who haven’t visited a dealership in a while. Some car companies bundle together features families don’t need, which raises the vehicle’s price, while others offer essential features as standard equipment. There are some appealing and well-rounded family-friendly options on the market, ranging from midsize cars to SUVs, that give families the features they need while still leaving some space in the budget. Here are seven of the best affordable family cars. [read more