The Top 5 School Run Cars

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This week the school year officially started and mothers have been panicking whilst trying to get everything sorted for their children; shopping for new school clothes, pens, rulers and countless amounts of other tools their children may need for school. With all of this to sort out you wouldn’t think that anything else would be on their mind but this isn’t necessarily true.

This month is a good one to look for a new car for the school run especially as the new 64-plate change means car dealerships will be packed full with new and used cars for sale. The dealerships will also be swarming with cars that are basically new with less than 10,000 miles. In this blog MotorQuoteDirect will show you some of the best cars for the school run…

Ford B-Max

Perfect for families with children this car has sliding rear doors meaning there is no chance of your children hitting the next car’s door. The 2014 Ford B-Max 1.5 TDCi Zetec is compact in size but big enough for all your kids. The car has a wide range of different technologies which will make your driving experience easier and more efficient. The car also has Ford SYNC technology which means that listening and controlling your music is simple.

Volkswagon Sharan

This car is packed with in-car entertainment and features making your journey as enjoyable as possible. The car has room for 7 adults and has an easy folding seat system for the second and third row of seats. With a multi-device Interface, USB and iPod connection you and your children shall never get bored. The car also comes with sliding rear doors and start stop battery regeneration.

Volvo XC60

The Volvo XC60 boasts some revolutionary technology including City Safety which automatically applies the breaks when a car in front of you suddenly stops. The car also has rear seat entertainment which will keep the kids quiet and pre-occupied on your way to school. With Sensus Connect technology you are able to find parking and pay for it, stream music and even navigate. This car works well in any type of weather on any kind of road and has an all-wheel drive with hill start assist and hill descent control making your driving experience safer.

VW Golf SE

VW Golfs are reliable, easy to maintain cars which last a long, long time. Golfs normally stay in the family for years and are also a great first car for learners. The car is compact yet spacious and boasts the classic VW Golf design appeal. Furthermore, it has a wide range of safety and technology features including cruise control, Front Assist and City Emergency Braking. When driving to school the one thing that’s vital for your children is safety and with this car you can feel slightly more at ease with its pre-crash prevention protection.

Skoda Yeti

The Yeti was revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show and was loved by many. WhatCar said: “The new Yeti isn’t much different from the car it replaces, but that’s no bad thing – it remains one of the most practical and fun-to drive SUVs on the market.” The car has a spacious interior and features innovative technology with a rear-view parking camera and Park Assist System, meaning you will have no trouble finding the perfect parking spot. The Skoda Yeti has a 5 star rating in the 2009 Euro NCAP Crash test and many more safety features that will decrease the chances of accidents or injuries.

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