For families looking for big family crossovers, space and safety are likely your greatest concerns.
With that in mind, the Ford Explore and Ford Flex should be considered here, too.
Both offer seven seats, and the Flex uses the Explorer's chassis to offer a lower, urban-focused twist on the family crossover.
The Toyota Highlander also offers seating for seven in a nice, well-built cabin, but it lacks personality.
It rides well, though, and you can have it as a hybrid.
The Honda Pilot hasn't changed much since we drove it last in 2010, and drives well and offers lots of utility, despite its cheapish interior.
There's also the Dodge Durango that drives and handles exceptionally well–with plenty of comfort–though it isn't quite as spacious as many of its competitors.
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|2015 Chevrolet TraverseBrowse Used Listings||2015 Dodge DurangoBrowse Used Listings||2015 Ford ExplorerBrowse Used Listings||2015 Ford FlexBrowse Used Listings||2015 Honda PilotBrowse Used Listings||2015 Toyota HighlanderBrowse Used Listings|
|16 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded I-4|
|2WD Sport Utility Vehicle||N/A||Standard SUV 2WD||Standard SUV 2WD||Small SUV 2WD||Small SUV 2WD|
|FWD 4-Door LS||2WD 4-Door SXT||FWD 4-Door Base||4-Door SE FWD||2WD 4-Door LX||FWD 4-Door I4 LE (GS)|
|Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Automatic||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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