Family Vehicle for 15k? Here are Your Best Options!
November 18, 2019
Your family vehicle is the chariot of the house. Let say you are trying to get your family to the beach. It is strenuous, especially when you have children. The pain of driving everyone around shouldn’t come with the pain of buying the car. We here at Portland Car Transport have gone through the thick and thin of the auto-industry to provide you with an affordable used car for $15,000.
The recently discontinued Ford Flex is a staple in family transportation. Its practicality and effective fuel economy make this a great choice when choosing the right ride for picking up your kids at soccer practice, or transporting every item when going to the beach!
A great family vehicle needs to be reliable, safe and cost-effective and a used Ford Flex meets all the criteria.
The Kia Sedona provides an excellent platform for getting your family from point A to Point B! The practicality of this minivan is hands down a safe bet. When shopping for a used vehicle, you can find one with lower miles for our desired price range. A key feature is reliability. KIA has a fantastic CPO power-train warranty that covers owners for up to 10 years or 100,000 miles, whichever comes first. This makes a perfect vehicle for new families.
The Mazda 5 is more compact than your traditional minivan. Its sliding doors and three-row seating offers dexterity in a small package. Unfortunately, the production of the Mazda 5 was discontinued in 2015. This just means potential buyers need to look a little harder and further in order to obtain one. The Mazda 5 is a fantastic small vehicle that can support all family needs at a great price!
Ford Transit Connect Wagon
The Ford Transit offers loads of space and still feels like a car. As it shares the same chassis as the Ford Fusion, this spacious family vehicle will have more pep in its step. This also allows many drivers to part in places other mini-vans cannot. The High-Trim models come with all the space for your family with identical features to the Focus such as the infotainment system. Although it was designed for commercial use, you can find one easily for your family’s needs.
The Honda Odyssey is a tried-and-true family vehicle. It offers space, amazing features, and a staple of reliability. Even a used Honda Odyssey will last your family for a long time. The sleek style, revamped since 2011, is both stylish without drawing too much attention. You will be able to transport your family with ease in this streamlined vehicle Shoppers can easily find these used for the $15,000 price range.
Although the Impala does not provide the storage quality of a mini-van or cross-over, it does provide spacious seating in the back. This is perfect for car seats and long car rides! A 2014 or newer Impala is a great way to move around without the “Van Life” motto that accompanies our previous mentions. Another key feature of the Impala is the easily accessible parts list. Most parts of the vehicle are simple and are reasonably priced!
Ford Escape Hybrid
If you are looking for adequate space and fuel economy, look no further than the Ford Escape Hybrid. The Escape has plenty of space and offers the fuel economy of a hybrid. A perfect family vehicle for getting around the city or heading outside for a family camping trip. This is also on the more affordable side of a buyer’s budget. With a 2011-12 model , fewer mileage coming in under $10,000, you get a lot of bang for your buck. The Escape hybrid still offers 4 wheel drive capabilities and you can certainly knock off a couple of grand for a front-wheel-drive model.
Wagon’s are a great way to still maintain gas-mileage while providing the space to accommodate most excursions. The Subaru Outback has been a signature vehicle for those looking to get anywhere they need with reliability in mind. The Outback has Subaru’s signature all-wheel-drive and can fit the kids, all their belongings and your mother-in-law comfortably! If you live where it snows, this family vehicle will get you everywhere!