7. Doubles as a Work Truck
Whether you need to haul around tools, lumber, or ladders, the minivan is well equipped for the job. Built to handle kids, they can take a pretty bad beating and still look top-notch. Here, a Nissan Quest hauls equipment for landscaping in its cargo area. Other minivans can hold plenty of equipment. The Dodge Grand Caravan has enough space for a 4×8 foot sheet of plywood, while the Honda Odyssey can fit 10-foot 2x4s.