Smartest Cars for Families 2012
We test-drive the smartest, tech-iest family cars hitting the carpool lane this year. Plus: make sure you're installing your child's car seat correctly
By the numbers: Three rows, up to eight seats, 17 mpg city/24 mpg highway
Carpool 2.0: Sliding second-row seats that children as young as 7 can operate. Play tunes on your smartphone through the sound system using wireless Bluetooth.
Mommy, I can do it: The seat belts are easy for kids to snap themselves into.
No sticky seats: The cup holders can accommodate juice boxes and sippy cups. Price: From $29,510; chevrolet.com