5 Great Cars for Mom in 2013

BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- A good "mom-mobile" is like a good mother herself -- safety-conscious, stylish, thrifty and able to adapt to pretty much any challenge the world throws her way.

The best mom-mobiles have lots of safety features and plenty of room for kids and toys, but also boast good looks and family-friendly sticker prices.

Read on to see my Mother's Day picks for the best 2013 vehicles for moms who routinely tote around kids.

All of the cars below combine an abundance of standard safety features with nice designs, modest sticker prices and more than enough room for active families.

Models are arranged in order of manufacturer's suggested retail price for base trim lines.

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