Top 10 Best Family Hatchbacks

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For ages, people have embarked on travelling with families, friends and colleagues. Some of them prefer traveling by car the best. And for travelling and family, the best type to go for is a hatchback.

The market of hatchbacks is getting rarer day by day, but the style and trends of hatchbacks are still in demand—only a few of the competitors launched the best hatchback with actual upgrades.

1. Ford Focus

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The all-new Ford Focus comes under the mainstream hatch category with the aerodynamics, longer bonnet and sleeker profile.

There was a complaint of not having enough interior space for passengers at first, but now with the broader wheelbase, it is roomy and comfortable.

If you are looking for a car with smooth suspension, then this car should be on top of your list.

2. Toyota Corolla 7

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Toyota, being the world’s leading car manufacturer, deals both in sedans and hatchbacks and has produced some of the best family hatchback in past years.

Toyota Corolla coming out in the UK in 2019 was a significant move for its rivals like Volkswagen and the Ford Focus. Though it is not as powerful or and smooth as Ford.

Mostly if you are limited in options and budget, the Toyota Corolla is the best family hatchback for your situation.

3. BMW 1 Series

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On the more premium end, the BMW 1 Series is one of the most powerful and best family hatchbacks out there. With rear-wheel drive, the BMW 1 Series goes a long way into power and performance along with comfort.

The BMW 1 Series with 120d and 190bhp has a record time of 0-60 mph in 7.1 seconds. Its average falls somewhere between 60-65 mpg hence making it a fuel economical car with the goodies BMW has to provide.

4. Volkswagen Golf

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Here comes the car which almost every family loves while maintaining the legacy of its predecessors. But talking in terms of mechanical sense, it stands at the same place as the old Golf did. It’s lightweight in terms of mechanics.

As far as the suspension, handling, traction, and comfort is concerned, its an all-rounder. With mid-hybrid technology, the fuel economy is favourable. As far as the price bracket and category are concerned this best family hatchback from the Volkswagen lineup is a top pick.

5. Honda Civic

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Be it sedan or hatchback; Honda has conquered every continent in the world. The evolution of 10 models has changed the Honda Civic a lot. The new Honda Civic is the most modern and sleek looking hatchback ever seen. Dynamically this is the best in its line up ever produced.

The Civic comes with a turbocharged petrol engine. There are two variants, namely, CVT or nine-speed fully automatic variant, which are available almost everywhere. The attention to detail is superb and can be compared with its rivals like Ford and Volkswagen.

6. Mercedes A-Class

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Mercedes knows when to refine their new models and with what changes. The Mercedes A-class is another best family hatchback out there. Just as expected, everybody knows Mercedes has quality features and is in the higher price range.

If we talk about tech, Mercedes has all the multimedia functionality available on a typical Mercedes. When it comes to the engine, Mercedes does 0-60 in drastic 10.2 seconds which is comparable to the Audi A3.

7. Vauxhall Astra

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When it comes to this car, most everybody in the UK knows about it. Vauxhall has done a great job on styling and shape; the style is always chic and appealing.

With the new Astra, many touch ups have improved and worked on chassis and suspension. Packing a 3-cylinder 1.0-litre turbo engine, it does a great job on the roads.

8. Mazda 4

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Mazda’s fourth generation is the perfect fit for family and people who want value for money. It could be the best family hatchback we are looking at right now.

On the inside, it feels like a premium place to sit because the hatchback class offers superb cabin configuration. With the 2.0 Liter SkyActiv-G petrol, it could be improved to provide more power. That is the only downside to this car.

9. MINI 5-Door Hatch

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MINI 5-Door Hatch is the best family hatchback. With the more elongated body, the MINI still retains that roundness and compact design. A smaller body with a powerful engine is the best combination in this MINI.

On the inside there is a whole lot of tech and classic roundness. It is not a bad option for a small family.

10. SKODA Octavia

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Everyone’s favourite car has made a comeback with its new exquisite look. The multi-award-winning and all-new Octavia is a well-loved car. The last Octavia lacked shape and features which did not quite appeal to customers. But with the new Octavia, the shortcomings have been greatly improved.

The best thing about SKODA Octavia is its interior space, which can fit a family of five smoothly. What is even more impressive is the variants. You can choose from a lot of options.

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