Research Buying a Minivan – Are You Ready To Switch?

16:34  19 january  2018
16:34  19 january  2018 Source:   wheels.ca

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Let’s face it – Minivans just don’t have the cool factor. If one was sitting beside an SUV or sports coupe it would be skipped over almost every time.



While they might be boring and not much fun to look at, they are absolutely unbeatable for value and practicality.  Even a three-row SUV cannot give you as much storage, seating configurations and overall space that a van can.

Minivans drive and handle more like cars than their trucky counterparts, they get better fuel economy and for those of us with kids it really is the smartest choice.

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The #MomjoMamas take a trip to Haldimand Motors to find out if a minivan is the right fit for their families.

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