Best Budget Vehicle*
MPG: 24 city/30 highway
Family-friendly features: The Soul comes with heated rear seats so little passengers in the backseat won’t get cold, and a 60/40 split-folding rear seat that allows for more cargo storage than you’d expect for this size car.
* Based on annual rankings of the 10 Best Family Cars on the market from Parents magazine and Edmunds.com. List editors evaluated hundreds of cars on criteria such as quality of ride, safety, comfort and capacity, fuel efficiency, kid-friendly features, price and value, reliability and design.