Top minivans rating


Calling one uniquely the best, high-quality and reliable minivan is difficult. There is nothing to choose from, since manufacturers offer good cars of high performance. We offer you a rating that shows the best possible family cars in a trend and what you should look at when choosing a minivan.

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Our top 10 minivans have no leaders or outsiders. Each of the cars presented has its advantages, strengths and reasons to become the number one choice for the buyer.

If you need the best minivans, then in cars it is important for you reliability, comfort, build quality, good technical characteristics and capacity.

Modern best minivans are:

  • модель asylum от компании Volkswagen;
  • the loud Serena of the Japanese manufacturer Nissan;
  • Ford's American Galaxy;
  • Touran from Volkswagen automaker;
  • elite, but real family Mercedes V-Class;
  • one of the most popular minivans named Ford's S-Max;
  • German powerful, stylish, but still family-friendly Active Tour from BMW 2 Series;
  • Renault's bestseller from France;
  • Korean updated Carens manufactured by KIA;
  • another Volkswagen, but this time the 4th generation Caddy.

This rating looks impressive and promising. These are 10 reliable, roomy and fully-fledged family cars, personifying the class of minivans. The build quality for the most part is beyond doubt. Each of these cars has won the trust of its reliability, safety and attractive design. With a good car, it's not scary to transport your big family.


We will start to consider the best minivans with the asylum model from Volkswagen automaker. VW has always been reliable. The debut of the second generation took place in 2010. After 6 years, the company has significantly updated the car, although the generational change has not happened yet.

VW asylum

This is a complete family minivan, devoid of special design delights, but received excellent functionality, electronic options, comfort and everything you need for long trips by a large company

Everything in its place, rational and practical. Even if you lift all the seats of the 3 rows, there will be a luggage compartment of 300 liters. Lower the gallery - and get 809 liters.

Diesel and petrol engines rated at 150 and 115–184 (diesel of 3 degrees of forcing) horsepower are put on the car, respectively. Alas, but officially the model in Russia is not for sale.


Japanese car from Nissan, released in the fifth generation. Although in fact, engineers and designers have significantly improved the 4th generation, they have refreshed their appearance and added a stylish modern interior. The list of available options and technical aspects also improved.

Nissan Serena

Nissan Serena

Serena has an attractive bright design with simultaneous practicality and functionality. So the model got into our rating for a reason.

It is important to choose those who are looking for a 7–8-seater car with a beautiful appearance, reliable construction and a dynamic engine. Formally, the Serena is a seven-seater minivan, but in fact the last row comfortably accommodates 2 passengers. Three of them there cramped, but tolerant for short trips.

And what is the engine here! This is a hybrid installation, consisting of a gasoline engine of 2 liters and 147 horsepower, as well as a 2.4-liter electric motor. with. (it is built into the variator). The price of this car is about 2 million rubles.


Great minivan from Ford. The presence in the Ford's ranking does not surprise anyone, because in the USA family cars are especially highly valued. Galaxy is considered one of the best in its class.

Ford Galaxy

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The fourth generation of Galaxy appeared in 2015, and in 2017, the manufacturer has slightly updated the appearance, added a few options. The robust design, the use of reliable materials and the beautiful interior and exterior design make the minivan a welcome purchase for many families.

The car is good, everything from the exterior and options, ending with engines. There are two petrol engines to choose from:

  • 2.0 liters and 240 horsepower;
  • 1.5 liters per 160 horsepower.

And a few more diesel engines:

  • masthead engine has 2.0 liters with 210 liters. with;
  • three sets of 2.0 liters with varying degrees of forcing to 120, 150 and 180 horsepower.

The most annoying is that such cars are not represented in Russia. In Europe, their price starts from 33 thousand euros.


Another brainchild of Volkswagen. It is considered kompaktven. This is the third generation of the model, which they tried to bring closer not to the Golf, but to the more status Passat.

VW Touran

Large doors, a spacious trunk, roomy interior, excellent layout and responsive engines make the Touran very attractive in the eyes of the heads of large families.

The third row of seats is offered in the option. Easily accommodates two adult passengers. Conditional 3rd row can not be called.

The most modest engine received a volume of 1.2 liters and 110 liters. with. Top engines produce 180 (petrol, 1.8 liters) and 190 (turbo diesel, 2.0 liters) liters. with.


Almost no rating of reliable and high-quality cars can not do without the company Mercedes (Mercedes). So in the case of minivans, the German auto giant is represented in the rating by the V-Class model.

Mercedes-Benz V-Class

This is the third generation to replace the R-Class and Viano models.

This is an expensive, reliable and stylish minivan. It looks as expensive as it costs. In this case, the manufacturer tried to make the car comfortable, roomy and functional. This company has turned out Mercedes.

Initially, the V-Class offers 6 seats. But there are versions for 7-10 passengers. The 7–8-seater version is available as an option, and 10 seats are available in the long-body version.

Premium minivan in Russia is sold, but only three engines and all diesel. The volume is the same for 2.1 liters, but the degree of forcing gives 136, 163 and 190 horsepower.

The starting price for the V-Class starts with 2.5 million rubles.


The homeland of minivans is represented in the rating by two models. Another great family minivan S-Max has a beautiful updated late last year appearance, new options and excellent specifications.

Ford S-Max

Externally, the car looks solid and dynamic

Special ultramodern delights inside you will not find. This is a practical, functional and comfortable family car. At the same time the actual electronics, various assistants are present here. The back row for 2 seats is offered optionally, but it is designed, rather, for children.

The choice of Ford (Ford) for the model S-Max offers 6 engines ranging from 120 to 240 horsepower.

In Europe, prices start from 30 thousand euros.

Active Tourer

Stylish and dynamic German minivan from the BMW 2 Series. This is the first compact van in the history of the company that revolutionized the world of minivans.

BMW 2-серии Active Tourer

Modern equipment, sophisticated design, state-of-the-art electronics and excellent technical characteristics

Looking at him, you understand that you can look solid behind the wheel of a minivan.

Our car appeared in 2017 and is sold only in one version. Version 218i has a 3-cylinder petrol turbo 1.5 liters, but with 136 liters. with. BMW's appetite is modest and is about 5 liters per 100 kilometers.

You can buy a novelty at a price of 1.7 million rubles.


Interesting, roomy and most real family car from the company Renault. The Space model is already out in the 5th generation.

Renault Space

Renault Space

The novelty claims to occupy two niches at once, including minivans and 7-seater crossovers. The design really looks like two body options at the same time.

The new generation has 5 and 7-seater execution. At the same time, the third row is full and accommodates adult passengers. The modern interior, rich equipment and a variety of options make the Space a serious competitor in the minivan segment.

A van is available with 3 engines ranging from 130 to 200 horsepower. Official shipments to Russia are not expected yet. In Europe, the model costs from 38 thousand euros.


Great minivan Korean company KIA. This is the third generation, last restyled at the end of last year. Literally everything has improved - from the exterior and interior to the technical equipment.

KIA Carens

KIA Carens

The third row is, but is intended for children. In the 7-seater version of the trunk volume is reduced to 103 liters. With 5 seats, it increases to 492 liters, or up to 1,650 liters with all the seats folded.

The power range of diesel and gasoline engines is 115–136 and 135–166 liters. with. respectively. The price is quite modest and starts from 20 thousand euros.


We could not include in the rating model Caddy. The fourth generation deserves attention as a high-quality, reliable and roomy family car.

VW caddy

VW caddy

Initially, there are 5 seats, but the options allow you to put 3 rows on two chairs. Each row is convenient and comfortable for passengers of any size.

A practical and discreet German has a range of engines to choose from. The weakest are 75 and 84 l. with., and the top engines received power 125 and 150 liters. with. Cuddy is very economical.

In 2017, prices for Caddy in Russia start at 1.4 million rubles.

Which minivan will be the best for you is up to you. This rating will help determine the purchase and prioritize.

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