Honda Accord -- This sedan does virtually everything right. It has an incredibly smooth ride and a simple dashboard design lets drivers adjust controls quickly which helps keep their eyes on the road.
Mercury Milan -- It has a quiet steady feel on the road and an impressive package of standard safety and convenience features.
Toyota Camry -- Features a spacious back seat, which has a fold-down center armrest to defuse turf wars. Standard features include advanced frontal, side-impact and side-curtain air bags, as well as a driver's knee air bag.
Dodge Caliber -- Options include stain-resistant upholstery and a refrigerated beverage holder.
Ford Edge -- Feels like an SUV rides more like a sedan. It has a sizable cargo area.
Toyota RAV4 -- It's quick and nimble like a sedan and has a standard safety package includes side-curtain air bags and stability control.
Chevy Tahoe -- Lots of room, even with the third row of seats. It's maneuverable for its size and is quiet on the highway.
Honda CR-V -- It has crisp handling and a super-smooth ride.
Hyundai Santa Fe -- Features safety technology to protect your little ones and a modest price.
Honda Odyssey -- Effortless driving, seating options.
Hyundai Entourage -- Three-row, side-curtain air bags, stability control, and antilock brakes are standard, as are the three-zone climate control system and power windows in the sliding doors. Modest price
Toyota Sienna -- Room for eight passengers and groceries, baby gear, and more. The second-row seats slide forward for quick access to the back row, and three-row, side-curtain airbags are standard.
Honda Civic -- Features a compact emergency brake that creates more space up front, rear heat ducts, and scuff-resistant material behind the front seats.
Mazda 3 -- Sports car ride, but the big, stable tires and quiet cabin make day trips pleasant. The hatchback version provides extra storage space.