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
Honda Odyssey Touring Elite
By the numbers: Three rows, eight seats, 19 mpg city/28 mpg highway
Game-changer for lane-changers: The Blind Spot Information System provides an extra pair of eyes on the road (in the form of radar sensors). The door-mounted indicators illuminate when the sensors detect trouble.
One DVD screen, two happy siblings: The split-screen monitor helps you entertain two kids at once.
Price: From $43,675; automobiles.honda.com