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The most efficient 7 seater family cars on sale 2017

With so many bets 7 passenger cars out there today, choosing one that will serve you and your family in the best way possible might be an uphill task, in this article we try to make that process simple by giving you a guide on which ones are best suited for you from performance to practicalities.

Volvo XC90

The Swedish auto-maker Volvo has always managed to produce amazing vehicle and the stunning XC90 never disappointed. The 2.0 litre four cylinder with 316hp T6 engines makes it a worthy contender in this category with an all wheel drive feature. Coming with a fuel economy rating of 20mpg in the city and 27mpg in the highway this is good for a large vehicle in this category.

Citroen Grand C4 Picasso

If you are out for a mix of comfort, practicality and efficiency, then the Citroen Grand Picasso is the way to go. This 7 seater is ideal for ferrying your family for those long road trips with their luggage without compromising on comfort of passengers in the car. The 2.0 BlueHDi six speed diesel engine has good efficiency and performance. This 7 passenger car offers an impressive combined fuel economy of 72.4mpg which is understandable for a seven seater.

Ford Galaxy

Ford is also a strong contender when it comes to the production of 7 passenger cars and it went out of its way to make the Galaxy offer some impressive and practical options. The Galaxy has very specious interior with good upright seats for optimum seating position inclusive of the drivers seat for an all round clear visibility while driving. The 2.0 litre 178hp diesel engine offers good performance for transporting families and luggage with ease. The fuel economy of the Ford Galaxy is also friendly, with a fuel economy of 28~54mpg this car offers reasonable fuel economy and CO2 emission figures way better than other competitors in this segment.

Renault Grand Scenic

The Grand Scenic is also a perfect choice if you are out looking for a good seven seater with awesome fuel economy that rivals most 7 passenger cars. With good quality interior space,trim and finish, the Grand Scenic offers good riding and performance on the road. The 1.6 litre turbo engine with 128bhp and a 61.4mpg return is OK for a car aiming at interior space for 7 passengers and overall practicality.

Honda Pilot

For plenty of interior space and versatile interior, then look no further than the Honda Pilot. This 7 passenger car provides comfortable rides on the road with good third row space for better comfort. The interior has usual Honda finish,plenty of storage with the ability to fold the third and second row for plenty room to carry cargo. With an optional all wheel drive, the Pilot has good handling and can handle light towing up-to 5000 pound without compromising performance and 3500 pounds for front wheel drives. Under the hood is a 3.5 litre 280hp V6 engine that makes the car quick on take-off though it feels a bit bulky to drive but it is something you get used to after a while. With a combined mpg of 23 (4.3 gals per 100 miles) this is truly a 7 passenger car to consider if you are out looking for one with better returns in this niche.

So there you have it. You may not need a 7 passenger car at all times, but when the need arises it is hard to dispute their practicality like taking up less room than multiple cars to ease traffic congestion.


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