New York Auto Show

Fun Family vehicles from NYIAS 2015

We had the pleasure of attending the 2015 New York International Auto Show and we’re happy to say the future is bright for families in the market for a fun and practical vehicle. Amidst the throng of stale crossovers and beige-mobiles, we found five models that will keep your pulse pumping until the nest is empty.

 2016 Volkswagen Alltrack


If you’re just beginning to search for a new car for your family, the Volkswagen Alltrack may give reason to wait. The Alltrack is an entirely new model by Volkswagen, designed to compete with Subaru‘s all-wheel drive line-up. The Alltrack will come with 4-motion all-wheel drive and Haldex, which allows the Alltrack to operate primarily as a front-wheel drive car and distribute power to the rear wheels only when it’s necessary. This makes the Alltrack more fuel-efficient day-to-day. It’s unclear whether the Alltrack will come with 4th generation Haldex, which limits rear-power to 30%, or 5th generation Haldex which allows for 100% power distribution to the rear wheels. [keep reading]