Minivans may be the staple of a family vehicle but this doesn’t mean they have to be boring. There are many new models on the market that have a great design and plenty of features. The goal of many vehicle manufacturers today is to provide a luxurious ride for families in vans, both for the parents who drive the van and the families that ride in them as well. There are several great minivans you should know about in the 2017 model year lineup. Knowing the best minivans on the market and their features will help you to have a better idea of which new van you should buy.

Top 5 Minivans of 2017

  • Honda Odyssey
  • Kia Sedona
  • Toyota Sienna
  • Dodge Grand Caravan
  • Nissan Quest

2017 Honda Odyssey

The Odyssey has been one of the top-selling minivans for years, and this year it’s getting a full redesign. The van offers dual air conditioning zones, valet function, backup cameras that display on the 8 inch touch screen entertainment display. deep tinted glass, and many other great features. There are also many great safety features with this minivan as well, including dual stage driver and passenger airbags, first second and third row curtain airbags, rear child safety locks, and driveline traction control. There are eight different trim models with this vehicle as well as many great additional features you can add to make this minivan just what you want.


  • Offers many features such as entertainment screen with backup camera display
  • Great safety features including curtain airbags on all rows
  • Eight trim levels available and plenty of additional features

2017 Kia Sedona

If you are looking for a minivan that looks sleek and will give you plenty of features, the Kia Sedona may be the best way to go. This model has 276 horsepower V-6 six speed transmission to get you up to 60 MPH in just 7.4 seconds. There are five trim options with this model. You will also find many great features such as a 5” touchscreen with backup camera display, plenty of storage including covered full floor console storage, an autolock feature with the power door locks, and perimeter alarm. It also comes with a 10 year/ 10,000 mile warranty on the drive train.


  • Has a 276 horsepower engine
  • Plenty of features
  • 10 year/ 10,000 mile warranty on the drive train.

2017 Toyota Sienna

For those who love the Camry but need room for their growing family, this is the vehicle to go with. This van was designed with families in mind. This is why there is a Blu Ray entertainment display in the second row and an intercom to the third row to ensure kids never say they can’t hear you. This van offers a 3.5 liter V6 eight speed automatic transmission that gives you 296 horsepower to get you where you need to go. There are many options for this vehicle, such as front wheel drive or all wheel drive as well as 7 passenger seats or 8.


  • Designed with families in mind with entertainment and intercom
  • Plenty of power in this 296 horsepower van
  • Many choices for features with this vehicle

2017 Dodge Grand Caravan

While this van may not have all the features of the others on this list, it is more budget friendly. Also, it offers a roomy cabin that easily seats seven as well as offering Stow ‘n Go folding technology for the second row. There are still a few trim options that can provide you with power lift gate and power sliding doors. This van does provide the essential features such as three zone climate controls, day-night rearview mirror, push button start, and more.


  • Offers foldable second row seats
  • Several trim options that can offer power lift gate and power sliding doors
  • All the features you need, including three climate zones

2017 Nissan Quest

The unique design is the first thing many people notice when they look at this vehicle. The full surround glass and floating roof of this vehicle are the features many people love about the design. While this van may not have the power of other vans on this list as it only has a 260 horsepower engine, it does have several other features that make up for this including better fuel economy with up to 27 MPG on the highway. You will find several great safety features with this van including dual stage front mounted and side passenger and driver air bags as well as curtain airbags for all three rows.


  • Has a unique design with glass all the way around
  • Gets up to 27 MPG on the highway
  • Has many great safety features


Each of these minivans is great in its own way. That’s why they’re the best. Once you have looked at this list and have found a model or two you are interested in, visit your local dealership. Here you can really see what the van offers and take it for a test drive.