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Would you buy a minivan if you only had and/or planned to have 1 child?

 
keisha613

Asked by keisha613 at 8:45 AM on Jun. 5, 2011 in Shopping

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  • I have a singleton, but I he's in Little League, and Scouts. We are forever carpooling to camp and games, and I have a full-size truck. It would be nice to be able to take more than 2 kids around if I had to.
    dwmom2008

    Answer by dwmom2008 at 8:47 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • I don't prefer minivans. I wld rather an SUV.
    MLM0503

    Answer by MLM0503 at 8:50 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • I plan to never buy a minivan. However, I do have an SUV and I only have one child...and only plan to have one child.
    AllAboutKeeley

    Answer by AllAboutKeeley at 9:00 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • No I wouldn't. I would buy an SUV.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 9:26 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • No because of gas mileage and I really hate driving large vehicles. My best friend just did though, she has neices and nephews that she takes places too. She complains about the gas, but loves that everyone isn't cramped up.
    camiam81

    Answer by camiam81 at 8:49 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • I think some people just like and prefer a minivan and don't care about the extra cost. If you love a car, you are usually willing to pay a little more to drive it around :) We are working on baby #3 and I really, really, don't want a minivan ;)
    CJM_SHM

    Answer by CJM_SHM at 11:08 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • Yes, its great for taking little friends here & there. I have three kids but each one could bring a friend.
    I still drive one & they're older but hoping to get something smaller, soon. As my oldest one get her licence in a few months.
    SassySue123

    Answer by SassySue123 at 8:54 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • I am thinking bout one.I have 2 kids but I wanted one even when I had one. Some of those minivans are pretty cool now. I just borrowed my grandmothers for a road trip and now I want one. (seat warmers, pop out t.v., and spacious.
    Kimkh

    Answer by Kimkh at 8:59 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • Not at all. We have one and a small 4 door. We'd like a slightly larger vehicle for longer trips for comfort but we are looking closely at gas consumption and emissions before we make any decision about that.
    Nonoluna

    Answer by Nonoluna at 9:02 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • I wanted a minivan from the time I was pregnant with my first. I didn't get one until after I had my second, but if I could have afforded it three years earlier when I only had one, I would have gotten one. I love my minivan!
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 12:43 PM on Jun. 5, 2011

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