Family Cars for Singaporeans in 2017: 7 Amazing Cars For You

A picture of a Toyota Sienta Family Cars
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Have you been thinking about buying family cars in Singapore?

If you have, you might have recalled the times when you took public transport with your family.

Remember how you had to squeeze in buses or trains during peak periods? Not the family-time you were wishing for huh?

It’s especially troublesome with growing children. There is no room for your prams or carriers when it’s crowded.

If you want to get out of this situation, buying a car for your family is your best solution.

Having good family time is important and owning a family car might offer you the convenience and time you need.

If you don’t know where to start, here is a list of 7 family cars in 2017 for Singaporeans:

  1. Mitsubishi Attrage 1.2L
  2. Toyota Sienta 1.5 Standard
  3. Suzuki Vitara 1.6 6-Speed AT
  4. Volkswagen Golf 1.2 TSI (DSG)
  5. Kia Niro Hybrid 1.6L
  6. Opel Astra Sports Tourer 1.0 Easytronic
  7. Volkswagen Caddy 1.4 TSI (DSG)

I’ll go through each of them so you can decide which car is best suited for your family’s needs. It’s time you start getting the best family time you deserve.

*Note: These are the lowest available prices up to 24th May 2017. The prices are after any applicable discounts, rebates and/or subsidies.

Family Cars in Singapore below $90,000*

1. Mitsubishi Attrage 1.2L


A picture of a Mitsubishi Attrage Family Cars

Credits: Cycle&Carriage Automotive Pte Ltd

Type of vehicle: Compact sedan

Number of seats: 5


The Mitsubishi Attrage is a conventional compact sedan that gets the job done.

It’s a car that prides itself in passenger comfort with its interior.

A huge plus is that it’s easy on your budget with its price tag.

What’s more? Its fuel efficiency is better when compared to most other cars. It is 20.8km/l to be exact.

If you need a family car that doesn’t burn a hole in your pocket, this is the car for you.

You get to save on fuel every month. You can use the money you save on other priorities like your child’s creative and academic growth.

Other notable features of this vehicle model:

  • Keyless Operation System
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio controls

Family Cars in Singapore between $90,001-$110,000*

2. Toyota Sienta 1.5 Standard


A picture of a Toyota Sienta Family Cars

Credits: Borneo Motors (S) Pte Ltd

Type of Vehicle: Multi-purpose Vehicle (MPV)

Number of Seats: 7


The Toyota Sienta is the latest addition to their MPV line-up.

This car is especially suited to large families due to the space it offers. It makes it a great choice for frequent Sunday trips with your family.

An awesome feature is its power sliding rear doors. It’s great for convenience and safety and it makes loading up easy.

Other notable features of this vehicle model:

  • Roof-mounted rear air-conditioning
  • Storage compartments
  • Cup holders
  • Versatile seat configurations

3. Suzuki Vitara 1.6 6-Speed AT


A picture of a Suzuki Vitara Family Cars

Credits: Champion Motors (1975) Pte Ltd

Type of vehicle: SUV

Number of seats: 5


Suzuki SUVs has a great reputation. The Suzuki Vitara is no less.

If you and your family have an active lifestyle, this car is the best companion for you.

The latest version of the Vitara still looks sporty and rugged like its previous models. But, now it focuses on drivability, style, comfort and efficiency.

It’s also interesting to note that you can personalise the colour of this car to your liking. You can select from various two-tone body colour combinations!

4. Volkswagen Golf 1.2 TSI (DSG)

A picture of a Volkswagen Golf Family Cars

Credits: Volkswagen

Type of vehicle: Hatchback

Number of seats: 5


Is it weird that a hatchback is recommended as a family car? Nope. The Volkswagen Golf is big on practicality.

This continental car’s sporty design offers you a stylish and enjoyable ride.

The Golf’s new upgrade has 30 litres more boot space than before. That’s more than enough for your family’s needs. You could go for huge family picnics and barbecues on weekends.

To add to the large boot space, it has versatile 60:40 split rear seats.

If you have a small family that loves to bring a ton of things out, this is the car for you.

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Family Cars in Singapore between $11,001-$130,000*

5. Kia Niro Hybrid 1.6L


A picture of a Kia Niro Hybrid Family Cars

Credits: Cycle&Carriage Kia

Type of vehicle: Hybrid Utility Vehicle

Number of seats: 5    


The Niro is Kia’s first hybrid vehicle.

If you’re big on saving money on fuel and going green. Kia Niro is the perfect choice for you.

It holds the Guinness World Record title for the lowest fuel consumption by a hybrid car in the USA.

It uses half the amount of fuel compared to a normal petrol car and it has low carbon emissions.

You don’t need special charging docks. The petrol engine charges up the battery while you drive. You can top it up at the petrol station like a regular car too.

You could even switch off the air-conditioning unit on the passenger side. It’s super useful when you’re driving alone.

6. Opel Astra Sports Tourer 1.0 Easytronic


A picture of a Opel Astra Sports Tourer Family Cars

Credits: Opel

Type of vehicle: Compact Estate

Number of seats: 5


The Opel brand isn’t a popular choice among Singaporeans. But, you might want to give the Astra Sports Tourer a chance.

This is an alternative style for families especially if you prefer this look as compared to an MPV.

The Astra Sports Tourer offers huge rear space for your family’s needs. It has a premium feel with its interior and its features match those you’d usually find in expensive cars.

Other notable features of this vehicle model:

  • Apple CarPlay
  • Android Auto

7. Volkswagen Caddy 1.4 TSI (DSG)

A picture of a Volkswagen Caddy Family Cars

Credits: Volkswagen

Type of vehicle: Multi-Purpose Car

Number of seats: 7


The Volkswagen Caddy is like two vehicles in one. A car and a van.

This is the perfect choice for a car if you want one that’s suitable for your family and a small side business.

You have more than enough room for a huge family and your belongings. Even the third row of seats have enough head and knee room for adults.

Or, you could remove the last row of seats. This gives you the chance to carry very bulky items if you need to.

This model is currently the cheapest seven-seater Volkswagen family car today.

Other notable features of this vehicle model:

  • Bi-Xenon headlamps
  • Touchscreen interface
  • Alcantara seats
  • Sliding rear doors
  • Voice Enhancer

Buying Your Family Car in Singapore

With a family car, you can finally welcome a period of convenience.

Family time can now be a priority for you. You can say goodbye to frustrating commutes with public transport and enjoy a great time with your family time that you deserve.

I hope that this article helps you decide the best car for your family.

Figure out what your budget is first before you choose the car that suits your needs or personality. If getting a new car is out of your budget, consider shopping for a used car instead.

You can browse for used car options by clicking on the button below:
Click this button to buy a used family car on Carousell

Don’t forget to share this helpful list of family cars with your friends who want to get a car to enjoy great family time like you!

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