When people ask me why I like minivans so much for road trips the answer is easy - they are practical, drive nicely, and park easily. I'm not always looking for the most stylish and technology filled solution when my objective is getting from here to there with a bunch of bags and people. On a recent road trip through the Eastern part of Florida's Everglades with the all-new 2022 Kia Carnival I was extraordinarily impressed since not only did it have everything I expected from a minivan ... it also looked great and had plenty of creature comforts too.
The big weakness for minivans in the past few decades has been that moms didn't want them and dads didn't care since they had a car for commuting to work that was "theirs". Minivans signaled a slump into practical family life and that