The beloved minivan has become somewhat synonymous with the word “family.” But what makes a great minivan? What makes it worthy to haul you and your loved ones around from school, to soccer practices and across country on family road trips?

When purchasing a new minivan, people will likely assess the vehicle based on its amenities, like seating capacity, storage space, and built entertainment systems to distract the kids during long drives.

However, price range, fuel efficiency, resale value and the cost to insure the vehicle are also all extremely important factors that matter before buying any vehicle.

If you’re in the market for a new minivan, reports that the best-selling minivan in 2016 was the Dodge Grand Caravan, selling more than all the other minivans combined.

Take a look at the best-sellers listed here to assist you with your next purchase:

1. Dodge Grand Caravan

2. Toyota Sienna

3. Honda Odyssey

4. Kia Sedona

5. Chrysler Town & Country

6. Chrysler Pacifica

7. 2017 Kia Rondo

8. 2017 Mazda Mazda5

As mentioned before, the cost of insurance can make or break the type of vehicle you wind up purchasing. Make an informed decision before you buy and compare auto insurance quotes at RATESDOTCA. It’s easy, free, and could help you save on your car insurance.

*MSRP taken from respective manufacturer’s websites.

**This model has been discontinued as of 2016. MSRP taken from


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