Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls
  1. Home
  2. Articles
  3. The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Massage Therapist

The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Massage Therapist

Used Car for Massage Therapist

If you're a massage therapist, one of the cornerstones of your business has to be that you don’t keep your clients waiting. That means you need a vehicle that’s reliable. You also will have to move your gear, including probably a portable massage table, clean linens, and various other supplies. Most likely a small car isn’t going to work for you. Ideally, you should consider a good used minivan.

With that in mind, we have considered a number of used minivans that we believe would be suitable for mobile massage therapists, and have settled on the Ford Transit Connect Wagon, Chrysler Town and Country, Toyota Sienna LE, Nissan Quest SV, and Dodge Grand Caravan.

  • Ford Transit Connect Wagon: This isn’t the most elegant minivan out there – in fact, it’s quite utilitarian. However, your customers are hiring you for your skills as a massage therapist, not for your aesthetic preferences when it comes to vehicles. You’ll do well with this reliable offering from Ford. It has more than enough room to stow your gear, and isn’t too hard on gas.

  • Chrysler Town & Country: This is a very roomy vehicle, especially if you fold the seats down – you’ll end up with almost 144 cubic feet of cargo room. This may be more than the average massage therapist needs, but if you’re also a mom or a dad, and your rig has to double as a passenger vehicle, you’ll appreciate the extra space.

  • Toyota Sienna LE: This is another vehicle that will probably offer more space than you really need (150 cubic feet) unless you have kids. It’s solid and reliable, though, and the power tailgate is a really great feature when you consider all the loading and unloading you’re going to have to do in the course of your day’s work.

  • Nissan Quest SV: Here’s another vehicle that’s beyond easy for moving equipment, with power sliding doors. You’ll have more than enough cargo space, too, when you take out the rear passenger seats (108 cubic feet). We also like the rearview camera, which makes it so easy to get in and out of close spaces.

  • Dodge Grand Caravan: Dodge’s flagship mini-van for more than 30 years is still one of the best on the market. It’s the perfect working vehicle for the busy massage therapist, and does double duty when you go into “soccer parent” mode. Known for reliability over the years, the Caravan is a good buy for just about anyone.

Any of the five vehicles above would be very well suited for a massage therapist.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
Icon-warranty_badge-02

Skip the repair shop, our top-rated mechanics come to you.

At your home or office

Choose from 600+ repair, maintenance & diagnostic services. Our top-rated mechanics bring all parts & tools to your location.

Fair & transparent pricing

See labor & parts costs upfront, so you can book with confidence.

12-month, 12,000-mile warranty

Our services are backed by a 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind.

Get A Quote

Need Help With Your Car?

Our certified mobile mechanics make house calls in over 2,000 U.S. cities. Fast, free online quotes for your car repair.

GET A QUOTE

More related articles

How to Buy Fuel Treatments
Adding a fuel additive to your gas tank when you fill up is one way to clean vital engine parts of deposits, improve the performance of your engine,...
Insurance Requirements for Car Registration in Kentucky
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet requires that all drivers in Kentucky carry liability automotive insurance, or “financial responsibility” in order to operate a vehicle legally and maintain vehicle...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...

Related questions

Q: Can putting a EverStart Marine Battery, Group 24MS - 1000 CA in my van damage it? If so, how?

The battery you installed is a 12 volt battery and although the cranking amps rating of the battery you have applies to a higher temperature (marine environments are typically relatively warm environments) at 1,000 MCA (marine cranking amps), that is...

Q: Long stall between 2nd and 3rd gears, plus whining noise

Hello Without having a good impression of the actual symptoms you are experiencing, it would be difficult to tell you the exact problem. I would recommend having your transmission fluid level and condition checked first. Then, if the fluid level...

Q: whole front end making diffrent noises

Hello. From what you describe it appears to me that your vehicle may be having several, separate, issues, some of which may require urgent attention. The metal clashing sound you hear when going over a bump may or may not...