2) Nissan Altima
MSRP: $21,330 / Average Paid: $20,092
Potential discount: 5.8% or $1,238
Nissan has three vehicles in the top 10 most popular cars for moms. The Altima midsize sedan boasts a sporty design with a roomy interior with room for five and 25.3 cubic feet of cargo in the trunk. Its 175-horsepower 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine is mated to a continuously variable transmission to offer fuel economy rated at 23 city, 32 highway, and 27.2 combined miles per gallon.