These Are the Best Family Cars for 2024

Tim Healey
by Tim Healey

This week we sit down with John Vincent, senior editor of vehicle testing at U.S. News & World Report, to discuss their best cars for families for 2024.

We also discuss the New York Auto Show, the Fisker Ocean, and more.

Also, TTAC contributor Matthew Guy drops by to discuss a controversial NASCAR finish at Richmond, our experiences testing Michelin's new sustainable tires in California, and Mr. Guy's use of Rain-X for our "Stuff We Use" segment.

As always, you can find our podcasts at these links: Spotify, Apple, Google, Amazon, and iHeart Radio. As well as here. And as always, thanks for listening!

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Tim Healey
Tim Healey

Tim Healey grew up around the auto-parts business and has always had a love for cars — his parents joke his first word was “‘Vette”. Despite this, he wanted to pursue a career in sports writing but he ended up falling semi-accidentally into the automotive-journalism industry, first at Consumer Guide Automotive and later at He also worked as an industry analyst at Mintel Group and freelanced for, CarFax,, High Gear Media, Torque News,,, among others, and of course Vertical Scope sites such as,, and He’s an urbanite and as such, doesn’t need a daily driver, but if he had one, it would be compact, sporty, and have a manual transmission.

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  • Lou_BC Lou_BC on Apr 05, 2024

    You guys gonna talk about pickups then?

    Top 3 vehicles in USA for 2023 were Ford F Series, Chevrolet Sierra, Ram trucks.

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    • Lou_BC Lou_BC on Apr 07, 2024

      @Jeff - Yes. We went from 60's and 70's V8 BOF sedans to crewcab pickups.

  • Redapple2 Redapple2 on Apr 06, 2024

    Should be Sienna.

    Will be PIG up or Evil GM Vampire Tahoe trio.

  • AZFelix AZFelix on Apr 06, 2024

    Bentley Flying Spur W12. The family that drives this car is one I would like to be a part of.

  • Alan Alan on Apr 09, 2024

    The ideal family vehicle is a vehicle you want.