The April 2002 issue of Parents magazine teamed up with the American Automobile Association (AAA) to highlight the “Top Cars for Families.” The Taurus, Focus Wagon, and Windstar made the top 12 list. Among the key comments cited include: Taurus -- Availability of station wagon with 3rd row. -- 6-passenger seating. -- Insurance Institute for Highway Safety "Best Pick" -- Fuel efficiency. -- Adjustable pedals. -- Rear seat heat ducts. Focus Wagon -- Fuel efficiency. -- High roofline for riding comfort and car seat ease of installation. -- 60/40 rear seat. -- Approx. 56 cubic feet with rear seat folded down. -- Optional traction control. Windstar -- Power dual doors. -- Memory seats/mirrors/pedals. -- Highest possible crash rating from NHTSA. -- Traction control. -- Conversation mirror to see rear seat occupants. -- Optional rear sensing system. -- Optional video entertainment system.