If the oft-repeated statement is true — that being a mother is the most important job in the world — at least car manufacturers are trying to make it a little bit easier for the moms out there. Driving around a bunch of kids is a chore, but a thoughtful touch can make carpooling duty more convenient. Popular family-friendly vehicles, like station wagons and crossovers, are often the first to receive new high-tech features that help make your most precious cargo safer and more comfortable. And, as you’ll see, some of our favorite options don’t even need any technical wizardry.
Let’s take a look at some of the most interesting and convenient family-friendly features that are offered on the current crop of SUVs, minivans, wagons and sedans.