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posted on September 13th, 2016

As hip parents know, when it comes to the perfect mix of comfort, style, and utility, it’s all about the minivan. After all, nothing is more suave than making an entrance through an automated sliding side door. Whether you’re chauffeuring the soccer team to a tournament, making a voyage to see grandparents, or just want to take a living room with you, there’s a minivan on Turo that’s about to make your next adventure as comfortable as dad jeans.

Randy’s GMC Savana 1999

Just because your family’s band keeps breaking up over creative differences, does not mean they can’t tour like the pros. Gear up for a fantastic ride in this spacious green van, known affectionately as The Hulk. Your family will feel like celeb-status VIPs with these seats like mini couches, interior mood lighting, and a TV that connects to game consoles.

Lakewood, CO
Lakewood, CO

Robert’s Chrysler Town and Country 2012

This dignified minivan would wear a tophat if his head weren’t constantly in the wind. He’s a little irked that those in less turbulent positions are so cavalier with their style. He gallantly carries seven people to all of Seattle’s finest establishments, and even when ferrying discerning toddlers, holds himself to very high performance standards.

Shoreline, WA
Shoreline, WA

Yanyang’s Toyota Sienna 2004

Looking for a minivan that will keep your kids distracted while you exchange meaningful glances with your partner and evaluate your progress on becoming an Obama-level power couple? Anyone who thinks minivans aren’t romantic haven’t driven this Sienna XLE. With her lustrous champagne gold sheen and flashy moonroof, she’ll take you back to your early swooning footloose days.

Arlington, VA
Arlington, VA

Deric’s Mazda Mazda5 2009

Ladies and gentlemen, meet your knight in shining armor. Bestowed with the power and grit of Joan of Arc, plus the grace of Heath Ledger’s perfect hair curtain, this minivan can easily chase down scoundrels and give you safe passage through the carpool lane, into kingdoms near and far.

Jersey City, NJ
Jersey City, NJ

William’s Honda Odyssey 2015  

When you’re road tripping with your family, you don’t know what you’ll encounter: quick weather shifts, cranky nap-refusers, The Borg. So why wouldn’t you want to be driving the minivan equivalent of the USS Enterprise? With three separate climate zones, eight seats, a powerful engine, and enough audio options to keep the sing-along going even on the long trip home, you and your crew will be prepared for anything.

San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA

Amir’s Chrysler Town and Country 2014

This silver-haired beauty is your grandmother’s minivan — and that’s great news. Would your grandmother settle for anything less than luxury? Let yourself be spoiled by the leather seats (no plastic covers), a DVD player, and even a beautiful analog clock mounted on the dash. Please bring your own hard candies and leave with them — this mini-v is watching her sugar intake.

Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA

Michael’s Chevrolet Express 2010

While this is technically a van, it’s really more appropriate to think of it as a living room on wheels. Which makes it perfect for luring even the biggest couch potatoes — ahem, your perpetually “busy” teenagers — into spending quality time together. The chairs alone are meant to make you groan with comfort, and DIRECTV access means more channels than most hotel rooms.

Farmers Branch, TX
Farmers Branch, TX

Dave’s Toyota Sienna 2000

For those who claim to be plagued by boredom, this mom-ish minivan is the answer. She is full of great activities that will get you outside — when was the last time you saw a volcano up-close or what about a cave? And every time you step in, she has a million questions about your friends, what bands you’re listening to, whether you’ve washed your gym clothes recently. You think you’re annoyed until you realize that nobody else would care to listen to you describe your dreams.

Milwaukie, OR
Milwaukie, OR

Bethany’s Chevrolet Uplander 2008

Taking a trip around Hawaii with this minivan, is like wearing a bottomless fanny pack. From boogie boards to car seats, coolers to flashlights, she’s got it in there somewhere. Plus with 24/7 roadside assistance, if you need a tow, jump, winch, or any other verb you’re unsure about employing on your own, you can easily call for a hand.

Honolulu, HI
Honolulu, HI

Mohammad’s Dodge Grand Caravan 2015

With her clean, white coat and sharp, black interior, this minivan serves serious executive realness. She’s extremely well-connected, with enough A/V hook ups to host a global conference. Lost your way? She always knows your GPS coordinates and has already created a PowerPoint deck to outline your best options.

Des Plaines, IL
Des Plaines, IL

Kamala Puligandla is a writer and an editorial assistant at Turo. She is always on the hunt for a strange story, a great snack, and the perfect outdoor spot to consume them.