Best Selling Minivans in Canada Minivans have a funny status among Canadians; you either love 'em or you hate 'em. But no matter what you think of the minivan, they've proven to not be a flash in the pan. After 30 years of family-friendly style, the minivan continues to be the vehicle of choice for many with kids.

Families on a budget need to look beyond seating capacity and family-friendly extras like stow-away storage and back seat entertainment systems when buying a new minivan. Fuel-efficiency is important too. In keeping with the cost-conscious nature of the typical Canadian family, we've included the estimated spend on fuel each year* so you can gauge how much it will cost you to run to and from school, practice, doctors, and lessons.

Canada's best-selling minivans in 2015†: Dodge Grand Caravan leads the pack

    Why worry?
  1. Dodge Grand Caravan

    The cost of gas will run you about $2572 per year, however, some Dodge Grand Caravans run on ethanol (E85) and fuel pricing for these models is not available.
  2. Toyota Sienna

    The cost of gas will range from $2485 per year to $2725.
  3. Honda Odyssey

    The cost of gas will run you about $2311 per year.
  4. Chrysler Town & Country

    The cost of gas will run you about $2616 per year, however, some run on ethanol (E85) and fuel pricing for these models is not available.
  5. Kia Rondo

    The cost of gas will run you about $2027 per year.
  6. Kia Sedona

    The cost of gas will range from $2485 per year to $2725.
  7. Mazda Mazda5

    The cost of gas will range from $2093 per year to $2136.

Buying a minivan in 2016? New or used, compare minivan auto insurance quotes to save

While budgeting for the gas you'll need to keep your family moving is a good idea, don't overlook the cost of auto insurance. You can save more money by comparing auto insurance quotes than you can cutting coupons. The cost of car insurance varies considerably between vehicle make and insurer, so getting quotes from multiple providers is the best way to ensure you are getting the best auto insurance price for your new (or used) minivan in 2016. Compare auto insurance quotes online today.

Try as you might, you just can't get into a minivan?

If you just can't wrap your head around getting a minivan, then you may want to read:

* Annual estimated fuel cost is based on driving 20 000 km per year-a realistic distance for the vast majority of Canadians-at fuel prices that are estimated to be $1.09/L for regular, $1.24/L for premium, $1.12/L for diesel, and $0.12/kWh for electricity. This information comes from Natural Resources Canada's 2016 Fuel Consumption Guide. Keep in mind that consumption varies within a model due to options chosen when the car is purchased, as well as how you drive, traffic, and road conditions

† The sales data comes from Good Car Bad Car Auto Sales Data.

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