Skip to main content

Fast family vehicles don’t mean skipping out on features or trying to access a car seat in a 2-door coupe. SUVs and even minivans can have a faster zero to sixty time than some iconic sports cars. Building a family doesn’t mean giving up on the dream of owning a fast car. These options will get the whole family from A to B in record time.

A white Dodge Durango SRT SUV on display
Dodge Durango SRT | Raymond Boyd via Getty Images

Dodge Durango SRT

The Dodge Durango SRT is a vehicle for big families who want a lot of power. This V8 SUV seats seven and has the oomph to tow some of the biggest toys. Accelerating from zero to 60 in 4.4 seconds, the Dodge Durango SRT is faster than a 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster.

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

A red Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk SUV
Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk | Raymond Boyd via Getty Images

This Jeep Grand Cherokee is powered by a roaring Hellcat engine that pushes out an incredible 707 hp. It accelerates from zero to 60 in 3.5 seconds, a full second faster than the 2005 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti. This family-friendly SUV has the pickup to fulfill any performance driving itch. With a maximum speed of 180 mph, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk makes every grocery run a day at the drag strip.

The Honda Odyssey goes from 0 to 60 faster than a supercar

When most people imagine a car with quick acceleration, minivans are not the first classification that springs to mind. Minivans are known for being economical and spacious vehicles for hauling families and all of their gear. The 2021 Honda Odyssey defies expectations and accelerates faster than the Lamborghini Countach.

The Lamborghini catches up in the quarter mile proving that the supercar can’t be written off so easily. Even if the Countach can catch up, the Odyssey’s ability to hit 60 mph faster than a sports car earns it a lot of respect. It’s not every minivan that can punch it faster than a Lambo.

Mercedes Benz R63 AMG

This car may be a used shopper’s dream. At more than a decade old, the R63 is a roomy SUV built with families in mind. Going from zero to 60 in 4.6 is faster than a 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster. The R63 AMG is stylishly appointed and feels expensive. This whippy SUV will make families feel like they’re

Tesla Model X is one of the fastest family vehicles ever made

<> at Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa on March 5, 2018 in Indian Wells, California.

The Tesla Model X accelerates from zero to 60 in 2.7 seconds. This means The Tesla Model X is faster than the 2003 Ferrari Enzo and many other sports cars. Hitting this acceleration speed is incredible from a vehicle some families use for car camping.

Families of all sizes can enjoy hitting the road in a powerful machine. There’s no reason to assume all family-sized vehicles are sluggish and bulky. With a little research, a perfect blend of family comfort and thrilling drive can be found.


Is the Honda Odyssey the Best Family Vehicle Ever Made?