While you can get a rumbling Hemi 5.7-liter V8, we’d opt for the 3.6-liter V6 with the eight-speed automatic that became available in 2012.
A full array of electronic safety gear, including forward-collision alert and blind-spot monitoring, is available too.
Even though the car is packed with all of the latest connectivity, the controls are simple and straightforward to use, with lots of old-fashioned knobs and buttons.
And we don’t know reliability yet on this new design.
Fans of the traditional rear-wheel-drive American luxobarge will find an awful lot to like in this updated rendition. Controls with Chrysler’s excellent Uconnect 8.4-inch touch-screen system are easy to use.
It’s hard to beat a minivan as a road trip machine.
Based on our tests, the Honda Odyssey is the best minivan you can buy.
The Impala does an impressive job at reinventing the big American sedan, earning a high overall road test score from Consumer Reports.
Interior quiet and ride comfort rival some luxury sedans.
Access is super-simple, and controls are basic and easy to use. All-wheel drive adds wintertime traction, and stability control was standard in these highlighted years.
The 2014 and newer models are considerably more fuel-efficient and have reduced levels of road noise—a welcome improvement.
Also, the sloped styling impairs rear visibility and cargo volume. No car is better designed for the older driver—or any driver who values easy access and great outward visibility—than the Subaru Forester.