Five of KBB’s Best Family Cars at Ressler Motors

February 23rd, 2015 by

The KBB’s Best Family Cars

When Kelley Blue Book set out to identify the 15 best family cars of 2015, it brought together 23 different vehicles from a variety of manufacturers to determine which ones would make the final cut. The final 15 were selected based on their performance in a number of categories including comfort and driving, safety, child seats, cargo space, rear-seat entertainment, and extra features. At Ressler Motors, we are delighted to announce that five of our vehicles made the final cut and earned the right to be listed as this years best family cars: the Chevrolet Impala, Chevrolet Tahoe, Toyota Camry, Toyota Highlander, and the Toyota Sienna. Here are some of the reasons why these vehicles are clearly part of the top 15 best family cars:

2015 Chevrolet Impala

Best Family Cars - 2015 Impala

According to Kelley Blue Book, the new Impala includes both style and thoughtful amenities. The new full-size, 5-passenger Impala features a spacious rear seat and 18.8 cubic feet of space in the trunk. And to provide even more space, the new Impala’s rear seats fold to accommodate larger items. Kelley Blue Book noted that the new Impala has a plush, quiet ride and controls that are easy to reach and use. The 2015 Chevrolet Impala gets an EPA-estimated 24 city and 33 highway MPG. It includes a variety of available safety features such as 10 standard airbags, brake assist, Forward Collision Alert to scan for vehicles ahead, Lane Departure Warning in case of an unintended lane change, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Rear Park Assist, Side Blind Zone Alert and more. The new 2015 Chevrolet Impala, which proved to be the top value in its class, was not only listed as one of the Best Family Cars but also one of Kelley Blue Book’s 2015 Best Buy Award winners.

Features:

  • Ultra-quiet interior
  • 4G LTE wi-fi hotspot
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Front Automatic Braking
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • 10 standard airbags

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe

Best Family Cars - 2015 Tahoe

In addition to being named to the top 15 list, the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe also won one of Kelley Blue Book’s Best Buy award in the full-size SUV category. And why not? The new Tahoe was designed for anything – a drive downtown for a business meeting, a special dinner date, a family trip into the mountains, and more. According to Kelley Blue Book, the 2015 Tahoe offers a quiet interior, great amenities, and the capacity to handle up to 8,600 pounds of RV, trailer, or boat. The new Tahoe offers multiple seating configurations and with the second- and third-row seats folded down, 94.6 cu. ft. of cargo space is available. With seating for 8, the 2015 Tahoe was also designed to help keep both driver and passengers safe on the road. Safety, is paramount in the “best family cars” criteria. Available safety features include Lane Departure Warning, Rear Park Assist, a Rear Vision Camera, StabiliTrak stability control system with brake assist, a Tire Pressure Monitoring System and more. And when it comes to fuel economy, the 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe gets an EPA-estimated 16 city and 22 highway MPG.

Features:

  • Available power-retractable side assist steps with perimeter lighting
  • Handsfree programmable power liftgate
  • All-new, redesigned interior with a variety of amenities
  • 4G LTE wi-fi hotspot
  • Seating for 8
  • Rear Vision Camera

2015 Toyota Camry

Best Family Cars - 2015 Camry

One of the reasons the 2015 Toyota Camry made the top 15 is because of its redesign. Kelley Blue Book noted that the new Camry has a solid blend of modern and sporty traits, while still maintaining space for both cargo and passengers, grocery runs, sports equipment, child seats, and more. The new Camry is available in seven trims with three Hybrid models and, depending on trim, the new Camry delivers an EPA-estimated 25 city and 35 highway MPG. The Camry has dominated the best family cars segment for over 13 years. With seating for five, the new 2015 Toyota Camry was designed with plenty of knee and leg room for passengers in the front and the rear, as well as greater head room throughout the cabin.  A variety of safety features are available including Blind Spot Monitor, a backup camera, Lane Departure Alert, a standard Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, and more.

Features:

  • Whiplash-Injury-Lessening seats
  • Available paddle shifters
  • Roomy interior
  • Wireless charging
  • Available advanced voice recognition
  • Variety of safety features

2015 Toyota Highlander

Best Family Cars - 2015 Highlander

According to Kelley Blue Book, the 2015 Toyota Highlander is the perfect size – spacious enough with seating for up to 8, yet easily maneuvered into tight spots. The interior is versatile with available second-row captain’s chairs and reclining third-row seats. Second-row heated captain’s chairs are also available on the Limited grade with Platinum Package. Seats may be folded down to accommodate more cargo, and the new Highlander features a conversation mirror located above the rearview mirror. Another excellent feature of the new 2015 Toyota Highlander is its rear-seat entertainment. A Blu-ray Disc rear-seat entertainment system with 9-inch display screen, a remote, and two wireless headphones is also available. The 2015 Toyota Highlander delivers an EPA-estimated 19 city and 25 highway MPG, depending on trim.

Features:

  • Conversation mirror
  • Available Blu-ray Disc rear-seat entertainment system
  • Available adjustable power liftgate
  • Seating for up to 8
  • Available navigation
  • Numerous safety features

2015 Toyota Sienna

Best Family Cars - 2015 Sienna

This is the second time the 2015 Toyota Sienna has been named to the list of Best Family Cars. This time around, it’s thanks, in part, to the Sienna’s new redesign, which includes an additional LATCH point in the third row, plenty of leg and head room, Toyota’s Driver Easy Speak, which makes it easier for passengers in the third row to hear the driver, and more. Additionally, Kelley Blue Book noted that the new Sienna is the only minivan available that offers all-wheel drive. The new Sienna is available in five trims and delivers an EPA-estimated 18 city and 25 highway MPG. The 2015 Toyota Sienna includes a variety of safety features such as an available Blind Spot Monitor, available front and rear parking assist sonar, a Tire Pressure Monitoring System, and more.

Features:

  • Seating for up to 8
  • Available dual moonroof
  • Flexible seating
  • Available power rear liftgate
  • Toyota’s Driver Easy Speak
  • Second-row climate controls