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Cars for Every Dad

Top Six Cars for Dads by America’s Car-Mart

What’s a “Dad Car?”

It all depends on what “Dad” wants in a vehicle? Is it functionality? If so, a truck is in order. Is it reliability, safety, trade-in value, value, or even style?

Or is a “Dad Car” simply defined as what Dad wants it for – adventure, work, road tripping?

There’s lots of choices at America’s Car-Mart. Some dads need a big truck for work, while others like the convenience of the minivan for hauling the family around. Other dads just want a comfortable vehicle for the daily commute to work. Some like the simplicity of the Sedan. And yet others want a vehicle for fun or adventure.

Indeed, there’s a car for every dad. Here’s the list we’ve put together of the top six cars for dads:

  1. Ford F-150

    2016 Ford F150
    2016 Ford F150

This full-size pickup truck is big and spacious enough for the entire family with two rows. Plus, there’s the convenient truck bed for hauling things. It’s got power; it’s efficient, and it’s comfortable. And it makes a powerful statement for the road warrior.

  1. Toyota 4-Runner

This vehicle is one of the most popular SUVs of all time. It can transition from a dependable daily driver to being an off roader. It’s both simple and durable. And Toyotas with good service records can last a lifetime!

  1. Jeep Cherokee

    2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport
    2014 Jeep Cherokee Sport

This smaller SUV is good for the next road trip adventure. So, for those wanting to drive a Jeep, this will do the trick. It’s good for off roading, and it’s an overall good ride. Plus, it’s super affordable.

  1. Chevrolet Equinox

This appealing SUV is more stylish than an ordinary minivan. It boasts a spacious interior and tons of cargo space, so it’s good for hauling your family. And it offers excellent fuel economy.

  1. Ford Mustang Convertible

    2016 Ford Mustang convertible
    2016 Ford Mustang convertible

There’s nothing better than driving on the open road with the top down and the wind in your hair. It handles well on the road. It’s fun, sporty, way cool, and yes, it’s affordable. Finally, this Mustang can be both a daily driver and a weekend toy.

  1. Hyundai Elantra

For Sedans, this vehicle offers incredible value and quality. It’s classy-looking and high-end cabin features. It’s fuel efficient. And it’s a comfortable ride and offers a roomy interior.

So, what’s a “Dad Car?” It’s the one that simply gets Dad where he needs to be. For your “Dad Car” look no further than America’s Car-Mart. Start shopping for your “Dad Car.” We’ll keep you on the road!

Want to know more about what others have on their top 10 list for cars for dads? Check out Best Cars for Moms and Dads in 2023 in U.S. News & World Report, or The 7 Best Vehicles for Dads at

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