The most comfortable cars that combine an attractive modern look and roomy interior are minivans. As many as 7 seats for passengers - both adults and children - allow you to place a friendly company, chosen for a picnic, and a large family. Elderly people can comfortably fit here, for whom it is possible to expand the middle row of seats, and there is enough space for the kids not to be bored during the trip. If you are thinking about which model to purchase, we offer a small review that will help you navigate your choice.
Volkswagen Touran - one of the representatives of this category of cars
Comfort above all
Working on the creation of minivans, the designers sought to create a vehicle that would be convenient for carrying several passengers and their luggage. Today, there are cars with seats from 5 to 7 and more. Seven-seater models are considered to be the best option: the back row of seats can be folded or taken out by placing luggage in their place, and the rest of the seats are enough to accommodate two children with their parents.
7-seater models of minivans can boast of good stability and handling, they show good results in crash tests - and this means that their safety is at the proper level. Each manufacturer seeks to take into account all the shortcomings of previous versions and create a perfect car. That is why in the modern car market there is such an abundance of a wide variety of minivans that compete with each other in quality, attractiveness and price. Conventionally, all members of the family of minivans, where the cabin has 7 seats, can be divided into two price categories - up to 1 million rubles and more than 1 million rubles.
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Models worth up to a million rubles
Open our review of the model from the Japanese manufacturer. If you look at the photo, you can see that the designers have worked hard to create a stylish and dynamic image of this car. The front part smoothly passes into the roof with a panoramic view, which then narrows slightly downwards, giving the car a rounded streamlined shape. The overall impression is complemented by sliding rear doors equipped with an electric drive.
The spacious cabin of the car accommodates 7 people. The rear rows of seats fold down, creating a spacious luggage compartment. In addition to comfortable passenger seats, the minivan attracts the attention of motorists with its technical characteristics - so much so that they are ready to buy this front-wheel drive model with any mileage.
The wheelbase of the car is 275 cm, the maximum amount of luggage - 1485 liters, the minimum - 112 liters. The model is equipped with only a 2-liter gasoline engine 144 hp, paired with a 5-speed automatic. The suspensions of the fifth Mazda are a bit harsh, and the gearbox is somewhat thoughtful, which, however, does not detract from the other advantages of the model. Its estimated cost is from 980 thousand rubles.
The model, presented by the German carmaker, is designed for 7 seats and comes on the market in several versions. The buyer can purchase a minivan with a gasoline or diesel engine to choose from. The car is equipped with one of the three petrol engines - a volume of 1.2 liters (105 hp), 1.4 liters (140 hp) and 1.4 liters (170 hp). Also, developers offer a diesel engine for 2 liters with 110 hp. On the basic version of this car is installed the first option. The second option relies 6-speed automatic or mechanical.
The wheelbase of this front-wheel drive car is 267 cm, the maximum amount of luggage - 1913 liters, the minimum - 121 liters. The car has good handling and high level of comfort. The approximate price of the basic version starts from 845 thousand rubles.
These relatively new 7-seater cars managed to win the appreciation of motorists who appreciate the combination of affordable prices, comfort and technical equipment. The developers have created an original rectangular design, slightly unusual to our eye, but it is he who distinguishes this car in the stream among other cars. It should also be noted that the trim and all 7 seats are made in a deliberately austere style - a separate plus for those who travel with small children, who manage to dirty everything around them.
The wheelbase of this model is 276 cm, the maximum amount of luggage - 1499 liters, the minimum - 89 liters. Basic equipment cost from 720 thousand rubles. equipped with a gasoline engine of 1.8 liters (141 hp), which is complemented by MKP5. Automatic gearbox can be obtained by paying about 840 thousand rubles - ESP, air conditioning and fog lights also rely on it.
Opel Zafira Tourer
These minivans, designed for 7 seats, have nice rounded shapes that can please real aesthetes. In addition to the appearance of the car boasts good handling, soft, smooth ride, different variations of the position of the middle row of seats. This option is designed more for a family with children, since the last row will be a little cramped for adult passengers.
The wheelbase of this minivan with front-wheel drive is 276 cm, the maximum amount of luggage - 1860 liters, the minimum - 152 liters. Prices for basic equipment start from 800 thousand rubles. This includes a gasoline engine, the volume of which reaches 1.8 liters, and power - 115 hp, adaptive cruise control systems and tracking blind zones. Manufacturers also offer 1.4-liter and 1.8-liter engines (140 hp each), or a 2-liter diesel engine with 130 hp. For engines rely five-or six-speed mechanics or AKP6.
Opel Zafira Tourer
Ford Grand C-Max
The modest view of this front-wheel-drive minivan hides behind itself a quite spacious cabin, designed for 7 passenger seats. The rounded lines of the headlights, the stylish grille, the original placement of the fog lights - all this attracts the attention of connoisseurs of simple but comfortable design. For interior trim used modern materials, providing the convenience of passengers.
The wheelbase of the model is 278.8 cm, the maximum amount of luggage - 1706 liters, the minimum - 56 liters. The cost of the basic configuration starts approximately from 860 thousand rubles. It is equipped with a gasoline engine, whose volume reaches 1.6 liters, and power - 125 hp A more powerful engine allows you to squeeze 150 hp, but it will also cost more. The manufacturer also offers a 2-liter diesel engine (140 hp), which is equipped with an automatic transmission.
Ford Grand C-MAX
Models worth over a million rubles
For completeness of our review below, we consider cars that do not belong to the family of minivans.
In the photo we see a luxury handsome, made in the classic style of the company Chevrolet. The impressive front part of the car with a rectangular outline is decorated with a recognizable radiator grille with a brand badge. The model looks very solid, and this is not surprising: its price starts from 2.28 million rubles. The spacious cabin has enough space for 7 passenger seats and luggage. This car successfully competes with the Cadillac premium car - on the Russian roads the Tahoe is more common than its rival.
The wheelbase of the all-wheel drive car is 294.5 cm, the maximum amount of luggage is 3085 liters, the minimum is 480 liters. On the car market of Russia, you can buy only one complete set of the model, which is equipped with a 5.3-liter gasoline engine capable of demonstrating a power of 325 hp. In a pair to him is a 6-speed automatic.
This "iron horse" looks like a real "American" should look. Impressive dimensions, powerful front part, high wheel arches, original outlines of head headlights - all this cannot but attract attention when this monster rushes along the highway, rustling tires. Salon, designed for 7 seats, allows you to travel with comfort over any distance.
The wheelbase of the model is 286 cm, the maximum amount of luggage - 2285 liters, the minimum - 595 liters. Under the hood, you can find a powerful engine of 3.5 liters, whose power reaches 294 hp It is complemented by a 6-speed automatic. Fans of xenon headlamps and keyless entry will be disappointed by the lack of these features. But the multimedia system on Windows will delight real geeks: only a true fan can understand the many options that pop up on the touch screen. Approximately the cost of this model starts from 1 750 000 rubles.
This car can rightly be called the best car, which is a seven-seat model in this price segment. Regal posture is complemented by a stylish grille and the original shape of the headlamps. Its adaptive suspension easily cope with any unevenness of the road, turning the trip into a comfortable journey. The interior is decorated with the best materials and equipped with the latest technical innovations.
The wheelbase of the car is 294.6 cm, the maximum amount of luggage - 3085 liters, the minimum - 478 liters. Drive - rear and full plug. The minivan is equipped with an engine, the volume of which reaches 6.2 liters, due to which it can demonstrate a power of 409 hp The second option is a 6-liter engine with a power of 337 hp. The motor is complemented by a 6-speed automatic. Approximate price of the model - from 3 million rubles.
Cheap, but reliable - so you can characterize this all-wheel drive car with 7 seats. An incomplete 22 cm clearance makes it one of the highest among the representatives of this price category. Stylish sports design, good equipment and high-quality trim attract the attention of motorists who prefer to get a reliable and roomy car for their money.
The wheelbase of a minivan from KIA is 289.5 cm, the maximum amount of luggage - 2765 liters, the minimum - 350 liters. Manufacturers offer a choice of two engines: a 3.8 liter petrol engine with a capacity of 275 hp. with AKP5 or diesel for 3 liters capacity of 250 hp with AKP8. The estimated cost of the model is from 1,770,000 rubles.
Land Cruiser 200
Despite its rather high price, this car for 7 seats is popular among Russian car enthusiasts. Toyota sales figures are simply going wild, and the high technical equipment of the car, the off-road driving mode and the manufacturer’s image gained over the years play a significant role in this. In the photo we see a stylish modern car that confidently behaves on the streets of the city, climbing curbs, and on the sides of the country roads.
The wheelbase of this monster is 285 cm, the maximum amount of luggage - 1267 liters, the minimum - 259 liters. Under the hood, you can find a 4.6-liter gasoline engine with a capacity of 309 hp. either a 4.5 liter diesel with a capacity of 235 hp
Toyota Land Cruiser 200
The car is equipped with AKP6, heated steering wheel, front seat ventilation and other useful and necessary functions. Approximately its price starts from 3,250,000 rubles.