When we were searching for a SUV for our family, we spent hours at dealerships, talking and testing and negotiating. It was a painful process to say the least, but we wanted to make sure we had the right vehicle for our family’s needs. This year, I let a community of women who love snow help. Here are the five top ski moms picks for the best SUV for the mountains.

Related: Check out the third row of the BMW X7

Ski Moms Pick the Best SUV for the Mountains

Ski Moms Name Toyota Highlander the Best SUV 

It’s no secret to the automotive industry insiders that moms make the decisions when it comes to purchasing the family car. With ski season right around the corner, the mom members of Ski Moms Fun named Toyota Highlander as the ultimate SUV for ski and snowboard families. Ski Moms Fun, is made of thousands of moms who are passionate about time spent outdoors. The Highlander beat out 25 other nominated SUV models for the coveted title.

In its first year of polling the 2500-member group, the members nominated 25 models of SUV’s. The top SUV nominations moved on to the final round. From there, voting opened to all members. The final tally revealed a top 5 list of the best SUV’s for families.

Ski Moms Pick the Best SUV for the Mountains

Top 5 SUV's for Ski Families

  1. Toyota Highlander
  2. Chevrolet Suburban 
  3. Chevrolet Tahoe 
  4. Ford Expedition 
  5. Chevrolet Traverse

Recommended Articles

Getting Back Quality Time with Family Game Night

Getting Back Quality Time with Family Game Night

Slowing down is a key to happiness. This is something that is both obvious but still very hard to do - especially with our busy lives. During a recent interview with happiness expert, sociologist and parent educator, Dr. Christine Carter I learned some tips on how to focus on ...read more

The Benefits of Creating a Family Fitness Routine

The Benefits of Creating a Family Fitness Routine

We all know that kids learn best when we model behaviors for them. We can talk all we want about sharing, eating healthy and being kind, but when they see us living these values, they respond. The same goes for fitness. When we make health a priority for ourselves, the kids will ...read more

Best Modern Wooden Play Gyms

Mom Picks for Best Modern Wooden Play Gyms

Let's be honest: Most baby gyms look like a primary color explosion of yikesness. And yes, I owned one and found it an absolute lifesaver at that bewitching hour when every child under 1 starts crying right when you need to be cooking dinner. But whenever company arrived, I would ...read more

Why the Toyota Highlander

SUV’s have long been a favorite of ski moms who want to head to the mountains with the benefit of four-wheel drive and plenty of space.. Ski Moms Fun member, Katie Saidla says, “We love our Highlander. It’s easy on the wallet and can cart four of us plus all our ski gear inside.”

The 2021 Toyota Highlander has a MSRP $35,085. The SUV gets up to 21 city / 29 highway and can fit from 7-8 passengers. New to this SUV body is the option to upgrade to the XSE, designed for people who need SUV practicality but really miss driving sport sedans, the Highlander XSE combines bold exterior design with more agile driving reflexes.

Ski Moms Pick the Best SUV for the Mountains

I don't think I'm alone in relying on "word of mom" for recommendations. I go to the women who have same needs and wants I do. Here's to more time in the mountains!

MORE FUN IN THE MOUNTAINS

  1. Visit Park City, Utah in the Summer
  2. Sunday River Maine
  3. Woodstock Inn, Vermont

PIN IT!

Use Pinterest to save your favorite family travel articles, and be sure to follow our Travel with Kids board.

This is not a sponsored post.

Related Articles