The average family car will travel 59,814 miles; suffer 12 dents and scratches and be home to 36 family arguments, revealed in a new infographic from Car Loans 4U.

The study by the car finance experts have found that for the six years the average family will use the same car, it will also be used to go on 18 holidays and mini-breaks, 66 day trips and make 702 trips on the school run. It will also be the setting for at least one break-up and be used as a make-shift bed for the night by 22 per cent of drivers. The car will be home to 12 drink spills while hearing children say ‘Are we nearly there yet’ an infuriating 360 times!

The Average Family Car