The best cars for new parents
Great news; you’re expecting a baby! With your family expanding, the chances are you’ll be thinking about a lot. Baby clothes, push chairs and decorating the nursery are on your mind, but have you considered your car?
Having to buy a new car almost never happens at the right time, this being a perfect example. The good news is, there are a lot of cars on the market to accommodate all your needs within your budget. We’ve put together an article that will offer some help and advice when choosing the right car for your growing family.
A beautiful vintage royale pram simply won’t fit in your Mazda MX5, it’s time to upgrade. If you already have a perfectly spacious vehicle, then pick a pram that fits into your car. Carefully check the dimension of the load area in your car and then, armed with this information, look at purchasing a pram that will fold nicely into your car’s boot.
However, don’t just consider pram space! You bound to be carrying lots of baby accessories with you, nappy changing kit, blankets, sun shade, food & milk processing equipment, carry cot, potty… the list is endless.
We recommend you go for a car that has a 5-star Euro NCAP rating, as safety should be your number one priority. The Euro NCAP is a safety rating system to help consumers choose a vehicle more easily and help them identify the safest choice. The rating is determined from a series of vehicle tests.
When choosing a car, it important to look at how easy it is to fit the baby seat into the back of the car. If access on the rear door is restrictive, or if there are no rear doors, you may need to rethink.
Cars we recommend for new parents: