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The 19 best family cars

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The 2015 VW Golf made the list of Best Family Cars The 2015 VW Golf made the list of Best Family Cars
KHQ.com - U.S. News and World Report has released its annual awards for "Best Cars for Families."

The magazine looked at 259 different vehicles in 19 different categories to highlight vehicles that make family life easier with good space, good safety and lots of family-friendly features.

So who are the winners?

The 2015 Honda Odyssey captured a win for best family minivan for the fifth year in a row.

General Motors led in four categories, more than any other manufacturer, including Best Family Large Car with its 2015 Chevrolet Impala and Best Large SUV with the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban.

The 2015 Kia Soul won for Best Hatchback and the 2015 Volkswagen Golf won the distinction for Best Family Compact Car.

The complete list of the 19 winners reads:

Compact Cars -- 2015 Volkswagen Golf
Upscale Small Cars -- 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Hatchbacks -- 2015 Kia Soul
Midsize Cars -- 2015 Hyundai Sonata
Upscale Midsize Cars -- 2015 Cadillac CTS
Large Cars -- 2015 Chevrolet Impala
Luxury Large Cars -- 2015 Kia K900
Hybrid Cars -- 2015 Ford Fusion Hybrid
Wagons -- 2015 Subaru Outback
Compact SUVs -- 2015 Honda CR-V
Luxury Compact SUVs -- 2015 Volvo XC60
2-Row Midsize SUVs -- 2015 Nissan Murano
3-Row Midsize SUVs -- 2015 Toyota Highlander
Luxury 2-Row Midsize SUVs -- 2015 Lexus RX 350
Luxury 3-Row Midsize SUVs -- 2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
Large SUVs -- 2015 Chevrolet Suburban
Luxury Large SUVs -- 2015 Cadillac Escalade
Hybrid SUVs -- 2015 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
Minivans -- 2015 Honda Odyssey

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