Best Midsize Cars for Families in 2017

2017 Chevy Malibu
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Top Contenders From the 2017 U.S. News Best Midsize Cars for Families Awards

Despite the growing popularity of light trucks, midsize family sedans continue to enjoy a loyal following. Size is one reason for their enduring popularity. These cars are big enough to be comfortable, but are not so large as to be difficult to maneuver. They are generally quiet and ride smoothly, get good fuel economy, and have a trunk where items can be secured out of sight.

The following eight midsize sedans were among the models we carefully reviewed when we set out to find the 2017 Best Midsize Car for Families. The winner generated positive reviews from professional car critics and high scores for safety, roominess, and technology. Here are the cars that were in the running.