Not just any vehicle can handle the rigors of motherhood. Modern moms are a busy lot — dividing their time between work, play and driving the kids to and from school, soccer practice and a laundry list of other extracurricular activities. As a result, mothers-on-the-go require reliable, safe and versatile "mommy-mobiles." Affordability and a little pizzazz go a long way, too. On the following pages, you'll find ten of the best cars for moms. However, don't expect just minivans for the team mom types. Since personal preferences and a family's needs vary, our selections range from small and fuel-efficient hatchback wagons to kid-friendly and value-oriented SUVs.
Top 10 SUVs Although the sport utility vehicle once caught a bad rap as a gas-guzzling highway hazard, today's models have evolved into the functional, fuel-efficient vehicles that the SUV label seems to imply.
Top 10 Hatchbacks
No longer merely relegated to cult car status, today's hatchback is becoming an increasingly popular option amongst drivers looking for improved fuel economy and added versatility in an urban environment.
Top 10 Station Wagons Forget the frumpy, faux-wood-adorned cars of road trips past. Today's wagons are sleek and smart utility vehicles that offer extra convenience and cargo room without forgoing that cool factor.