is it always better? In this case it is. When we had Ethan we were trying to keep our cars but after going on a few trips back and forth to Thibby we realized that it would be impossible. So after much debate b/t Ted and I on which car to get ....we ended up trading in his Land Rover for my choice of vehicle (Ted---my old man--wanted a van...Honda Odysse)
I am loving this car....it has so so much space for my 2 kiddos (Maddy loves it b/c it has her DVD) the double stroller and for all of my signs.
The only downfall is that I miss my BMW....but hey I can still drive it when I am alone running errands.So it is still win win situation for me.