When God uses you to bring someone else into this world, it can be one of the most fulfilling experiences of life. A baby coming changes the parents and family, affects lifestyle decisions and even, yes, the kind of automobile they can henceforth use.
Are you planning to have a baby soon? Have you contemplated just what are the bests car for babies? It doesn’t matter if you are a current owner or an intending one, not vehicles are as accommodating to the “Baby on board” sticker. Of course not every car has the necessary vibe, comfort features and what not to make that fresh bundle of joy an ocean of bliss. Not to worry, again Naijauto.com has got your back as we present the safest cars that are most baby-friendly in the country.
1. Audi A6 with smooth ride & roomy cargo space
With a calm interior and well-functioning infotainment system and safety technology, this car is capable of giving you a pleasant ride while the smooth running will help give your child some comfort. It also comes with a 530 liters cargo space that can contain more luggage and baby items. The older versions may not have the latest safety technologies but can still give you comfort and serenity. The car comes with 5 seats for its passengers, and all made with great materials.
|Audi A6 Model||Price|
|Brand new Audi A6 2017 onwards||From ₦21,200,000 (MSRP*)|
|Used Audi A6 (2017 models backward)||₦1,000,000 - ₦16,000,000|
*MSRP: Manufacturer's suggested retail price, excluding import tax, delivery cost, clearing fees...
Infants are so precious, you need to make that extra effort to keep them safe
2. Nissan Murano: a quiet cabin with built-in lighting
This car comes with a modern cargo space while having an excellent interior with comfortable, excellent seats that helps offset any of its few flaws. The safety features installed in the car make it an additional quality in a car you should look out for, when going on a car hunt for your baby on board. The cabin is very quiet and simple yet is well-equipped with features. Also, the interior has built-in lighting that gives it an extra calming touch.
|Nissan Murano model||Price|
|Brand new Nissan Murano 2017 onwards||From ₦11,300,000 (MSRP)|
|Used Nissan Murano (2017 models backward)||₦1,300,000 - ₦15,300,000|
Nissan Murano offers an extra calming touch
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3. Kia Soul offers great car balance & child safety
With this car, you can be guaranteed a series of memorable experiences while still having your child's safety as the main priority. The car has a well set up cabin, and a large cargo bay which are additional great features. The torque and engine are quite powerful, and there is an available front-wheel drive or an all-wheel drive option for easy car balance.
|Kia Soul model||Price|
|Brand new Kia Soul 2017 onwards||From ₦12,200,000 (MSRP)|
|Used Kia Soul (2017 models backward)||₦1,000,000 - ₦9,000,000|
Kia Soul is proving its effort in enhancing ride comfort & safety
4. Honda CR-V: good for your luggage & economy as usual
This 2-row crossover SUV is also suitable for kids as it has very good space for passengers in it. For your large luggage, the 16-cubic feet cargo will be suitable for you and your kids luggage. The car does not only have enough space as an advantage but it also has good fuel economy. Additionally, riding in this 5 seats vehicle is very comfortable.
|Honda CR-V model||Price|
|Brand new Honda CR-V 2017 onwards||From ₦8,800,000 (MSRP)|
|Used Honda CR-V (2017 models backward)||₦1,900,000 - ₦13,000,000|
Honda products' fuel economy should never be questioned of
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5. Hyundai i30 Tourer: affordable but effcient
With its good car space which is adequate and suitable for kids you might want to check this car out. The car comes with a 134bhp 1.6-litre diesel engine on the highest trim of the most recent model. Another advantage of this car is that's it is economical and also affordable like some of the car listed here. The car has been rated for its good safety technology, such as emergency braking, lane-keeping assistance and a front collision warning system to decrease the chances of a crash, and all this features are in built on automatic in the recent model in all trims.
|Hyundai i30 Tourer model||Price|
|Brand new Hyundai i30 Tourer 2017 onwards||From ₦6,300,000 (MSRP)|
|Used Hyundai i30 Tourer (2017 models backward)||₦2,900,000 - ₦9,900,000|
Albeit cheap, Hyundai i30 Tourer boasts of no less comfotable interior
6. Mazda 6 - last but not least
Here is another good choice when considering the choice of car you intend to pick as your baby on board car. The car has good fuel economy with a four cylinder engine. It runs quite smoothly on the road and it has other available safety technology that makes it quite safe for kids.
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|Mazda 6 Tourer model||Price|
|Brand new Mazda 6 2017 onwards||From ₦13,600,000 (MSRP)|
|Used Mazda 6 (2017 models backward)||₦1,000,000 - ₦ 10,000,000|
Number 6 from Mazda runs smoothly with adequate safety technologies for kids
With any one of these vehicles, your baby on board will stay safe, happy, and healthy. Since mostly mothers drive their babies, you should be careful when you are a woman driving alone with your baby in the car. Understand that, Naijauto has these tips for you here: 15 must-read road safety tips for women driving alone