Many people would call them unexciting and would insist on buying a three-row SUV! But those drivers who have to deal with a bunch of kids and groceries on a daily basis, would tell you that there is no better family car then a minivan! In 2022 their numbers are shrinking, yet we still have a few newcomers to introduce and will review the best models to buy. Seating up to 8 passengers, super convenient sliding doors and rear seat entertainment centers to keep your party busy on every journey, modern MPVs offer all of this and so much more!
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#1 2022 Hyundai Staria
Unlike many of its boring-looking competitors, the new Hyundai Staria adopts a very futuristic approach to the exterior and interior design.
#2 2022 Toyota Sienna XLE Woodland Edition
Automakers do their best to make sure that humanity finally breaks out from the lockdowns, so even soccer mom minivans are becoming outdoorsy. The XLE Woodland Edition is an SUV of minivans built over the all-new hybrid-only Sienna introduced in 2021.
#3 2022 Kia Carnival
2022 Kia Carnival replaces the previous generation Kia Sedona on the US market and offers more SUV-like proportions, a new 3.5L V6 engine, and improved cabin tech.
#4 2022 Mercedes-Benz Concept EQT
2022 Mercedes-Benz Concept EQT will be the brand’s second electric minivan, that will offer luxury seating for up to 7 passengers.
#5 2022 Chrysler Pacifica
Disregarding the ancient 300 Sedan, Pacifica is the only car model that keeps the Chrysler brand afloat. Today it is sold in two variants Standard and Hybrid, and those are additionally distinguished across 4 and three trims respectively.
#6 2022 Honda Odyssey
Honda Odyssey remains a traditional 7 to 8 seats minivan. After the 2021 facelift it for LED lighting, full Honda Sensing Safety Suite and a newer infotainment.
#7 2024 Volkswagen ID.Buzz
Previewed by the concept of the same name, this all-electric MPV is now testing in prototype form, wearing camo. When it goes on sale in 2023, the model will be also known as VW Microbus and will be built on the MEB platform.
#8 2022 Honda Step WGN e:HEV Minivan
Most likely this Honda is unknown to the rest of the world, but on the Japanese home market it celebrates a quarter century anniversary and enters the sixth generation. The Step WGN retains its boxy Kei car styling, but matures visually thanks to the new LED optics.
#9 2022 Toyota Noah and Voxy
Exclusive to the Japanese market, 2022 Toyota Noah and Voxy enter their 4th generation, sharing the same TNGA-C underpinnings. The two keep their usual squared-off proportions but acquire even bolder exterior designs with massive grilles, LED lighting, running boards, and power sliding doors.
#10 2022 LG Vision Omnipod
The rise of electric vehicles brings large electronics companies to the automotive industry. First Sony presented their sedan and crossover Vision concepts, and now LG is eyeing the MPV market with the LG Vision Omnipod.