Sometimes, when we watch television, we just gravitate towards something that would make us laugh. After all, life can be tough. And sometimes, you really just need a break. You need some breathing room. And this is exactly what the highly-rated television show “Modern Family” provides.
ABC’s “Modern Family” is a show that centers around the lives of one big inter-related bunch. As ABC describes it, “The blended Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan gives us an honest, hilarious look into the warm, twisted modern family.” The Pritchett family is composed of Jay Pritchett and his second wife, Gloria Pritchett. The two have a young son, Joe, while Gloria also has a son from a previous relationship, Manny. Meanwhile, the Dunphy family is made up of Jay’s daughter Claire and her husband, Phil Dunphy. Together, the couple has three children – Hailey, Alex, and Luke. Finally, Jay’s son Mitchell married Cameron Tucker to form the Pritchett-Tucker bunch. The couple has one adopted child, Lily.
Throughout the course of 10 seasons so far, we have seen this family have fun together, play jokes on each other and even, make each other go mad. The cast that portrays this big family includes Julie Bowen, Ed O’Neill, Sofia Vergara, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Ty Burrell, Sarah Hyland, Nolan Gould, Ariel Winter, Rico Rodriguez, and Aubrey Anderson-Emmons. Together, this amazing ensemble of actors made audiences laugh and cry.
In fact, the chemistry among them is so impressive that the show has attracted as much as 5.8 million viewers when it aired its 200th episode, according to Variety. Meanwhile, “Modern Family” has also won as many as 22 Emmy Awards over the years.
And while the cast remains busy at work, you may end up getting a glimpse of them on the roads from time to time. Just be on the lookout for these cars:
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20 Ariel Winter, Range Rover
On “Modern Family,” young actress Ariel Winter plays the role of Alex Dunphy. Aside from this show, she has also worked on other television series, such as “ER,” “Crossing Jordan,” “So Notorious” and “CollegeHumor Originals.” Meanwhile, she has also provided voice talent for television shows such as “Minnie’s Bow-Toons,” “Milo Murphy’s Law,” “Sofia the First,” “Jake and the Never Land Pirates,” “Phineas and Ferb” and “Young Justice.”
Sometimes, when she needs to get around town, Winter can be seen driving around in her white Range Rover. In fact, she’s been seen driving it when was going out to the salon and doing some serious shopping in Beverly Hills.
19 Ariel Winter, Mercedes-Benz G Wagon
Aside from the Range Rover, young actress Ariel Winter also happens to own a customized Mercedes-Benz G Wagon. According to a report from Auto Evolution, Winter purchased this from a West Coast Customs Dealership. Her 4x4 ride is in Satin black, which matches well with its red accents.
Meanwhile, Winter had also purchased a Mercedes-Benz C350, according to a report from TMZ. And so, it was pretty confusing when she tweeted that one of her Mercedes purchases is apparently a lemon. On Twitter, the actress once posted, “Never get a Mercedes. My car is a lemon and @mbusa refuses to do anything about it. Won't even reply to my lawyers for 3 weeks! Worst ever.”
18 Sarah Hyland, Audi A5
When Sarah Hyland prefers to drive around herself, she would often use her Audi A5 convertible. In fact, she’s been seen driving the car when going to the gym in Los Angeles. Meanwhile, she was also spotted taking the same car when she took a trip to the hair salon. Unlike other Hollywood celebrities though, Hyland seems to prefer to keep the car’s soft top on.
Today, the 2019 Audi A5 Cabriolet is available for a starting price of $51,200. Under its hood is a 2.0-liter engine that can deliver as much as 248 horsepower at 5,000 to 6,000 rpm and 273 pound-feet of torque at 1,600 to 4,500 rpm.
17 Sofia Vergara, Range Rover
On the show “Modern Family,” actress Sofia Vergara portrays the role of family matriarch Gloria Delgado-Pritchett. Aside from this show, Vergara has also worked on several other television shows. These include, “The Knights of Prosperity,” “Hot Properties,” “My Wife and Kids,” “Men in Trees” and “Fuego en la Sangre.” Aside from that, Vergara has also had roles in films such as “Fading Gigolo,” “Chef,” “New Year’s Eve,” “The Three Stooges” and “Machete Kills.”
Sometimes, when she needs to get around town, Vergara can be seen driving her Range Rover. She happens to own one in white and another in black. It’s also possible that she owns at least one more.
16 Sofia Vergara, Porsche 911
Aside from her Range Rovers, actress Sofia Vergara also likes to drive around in her Porsche 911 sometimes. In fact, she has also been spotted stopping by the gas station to fill the car up.
Today, a 911 comes with a starting price of $91,100. For around this price, you get a 911 Carrera that utilizes a 3.0-liter six-cylinder twin-turbo engine which can deliver 370 horses at 6,500 rpm and 331 pound-feet of torque at 1,700 to 5,000 rpm. Moreover, this car comes with a top track speed of 182 miles per hour on the automatic transmission version and 183 miles per hour on the manual transmission. Meanwhile, when using an automatic transmission, the car can also go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 4.2 seconds.
15 Sofia Vergara, Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Aside from her Range Rovers and Porsche, actress Sofia Vergara also happens to be a proud owner of a Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan.
At the moment, a 2019 S-Class comes with a starting price of $91,250. Under the hood of the 2019 S 450 is a 3.0-liter V6 biturbo engine that can deliver as much as 362 horsepower at 5,500 to 6,000 rpm and 369 pound-feet of torque at 1,800 to 4,500 rpm. Moreover, the car can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 5.4 seconds. Meanwhile, the 2019 S 450 also has a fuel economy rating of 19 miles per gallon in the city and 28 miles per gallon on the highway.
14 Sofia Vergara, Bentley Bentayga
As you may have realized by now, actress Sofia Vergara has a pretty good taste in cars. Case in point is one of her most luxurious purchases, a Bentley Bentayga. In fact, Vergara has been spotted driving away with this car as she was out shopping at Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills.
The Bentayga is a luxurious SUV that is powered by a 6.0-liter W12 petrol engine that can deliver as much as 600 brake horsepower at 5,000 to 6,000 rpm and 664 pound-feet of torque at 1,350 rpm. This car also has a maximum speed of 187 miles per hour. Meanwhile, it can go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just four seconds.
13 Julie Bowen, Toyota Prius
On “Modern Family,” actress Julie Bowen is better known as her character Claire Dunphy. Aside from this show, Bowen has also worked on a number of other television series. These include “Weeds,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Boston Legal,” “Lost,” “Jake in Progress,” “ER,” “Three,” “The Mindy Project,” and “Ed.” Meanwhile, she has also worked on films such as “Knife Fight,” “Horrible Bosses,” “Jumping the Broom,” “Conception,” “Crazy on the Outside” and “Kids in America.”
As far as getting around is concerned, Bowen sometimes likes to keep things simple. Hence, you can expect her to pull up somewhere in her black Toyota Prius, according to Fox News. What’s more, this car can reduce your carbon footprint too.
12 Julie Bowen, Honda Pilot
As a lot of fans may know, actress Julie Bowen is one dedicated mother to three amazing boys. Hence, you could understand why she prefers to drive an SUV that’s got enough room for her and her brood. Case in point is the Honda SUV that she was seen driving at Disneyland last year. And based on the photos we’ve seen, it seems Bowen was driving a Honda Pilot.
In case you’re wondering, the 2019 Pilot comes with a starting price of $31,450. Under the hood is a 3.5-liter V6 base engine that can deliver as much as 280 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 262 pound-feet of torque at 4,700 rpm.
11 Julie Bowen, Fiat 500
Sometimes, Julie Bowen also enjoys driving around in her fun yellow Fiat 500. Unfortunately, this was the very car that the veteran actress was driving when she got pulled over in California. According to reports, a traffic officer stopped her car because she was allegedly using her mobile phone while driving.
Today, the 2018 Fiat 500 comes with a starting price of $16,495. Under its hood is a 1.4-liter MultiAir turbo engine that can crank out as much as 135 horsepower and 150 pound-feet of torque. Meanwhile, this car has an estimated fuel efficiency rating of 28 miles per gallon in the city and 33 miles per gallon on the highway.
10 Vanessa Williams, Ford Transit
As you may know, Vanessa Williams is a former beauty queen, actress, and singer. On “Modern Family,” Williams played the role of Rhonda, a rich, glamorous woman that Haley befriends at the country club. When she was shooting her scene for the television show, Williams was seen stepping off what appeared to be a Ford Transit van.
In case you’re interested, the 2019 Transit comes with a starting price of $35,840. If you go for the regular-wheelbase, you would get a van with a standard passenger capacity of eight people. On the other hand, the long-wheelbase variant allows for 12 to 15 passengers. That’s perfect when you’re traveling with an entire entourage.
9 Vanessa Williams, Maserati GranTurismo
Aside from her appearance on “Modern Family,” veteran actress Vanessa Williams has also worked on a number of television shows over the years. These include “Daytime Divas,” “Milo Murphy’s Law,” “Me, Myself and I,” “The Librarians,” “Broad City,” “The Good Wife,” “The Mindy Project,” “Royal Pains,” “666 Park Avenue,” “Desperate Housewives,” “Mama Mirabelle’s Home Movies” and “Ugly Betty.” Meanwhile, she has also worked on movies, including “He’s Way More Famous Than You,” “Dance With Me,” “Soul Food,” “Light It Up” and “Shaft.”
Sometimes, when Williams needs to get around, she likes to get behind the wheel of her sleek blue Maserati GranTurismo. In fact, she has also been spotted filling the car up herself.
8 Nolan Gould, Ford Fusion Energi
On the show, young actor Nolan Gould plays the role of Luke Dunphy. Aside from “Modern Family,” Gould has also appeared in the television series “Out of Jimmy’s Head,” “Eleventh Hour,” “R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour” and “Good Luck Charlie.” Meanwhile, he has also worked on films such as “Field of Lost Shoes,” “To Do List,” “Friends with Benefits,” “Monster Heroes” and “Montana.”
In 2014, Gould proudly announced on Twitter that’s he’s finally licensed to drive. That meant he could drive his first-ever car, a Ford Fusion Energi. In another tweet, he also remarked, “Plug-ins are the best.” Today, the 2019 Fusion Energi comes with a starting price of $34,595.
7 Rico Rodriguez, Lincoln Navigator
On the show, young actor Rico Rodriguez portrays the role of smart young man Manny Delgado. Aside from this show, Rodriguez has also worked on movies such as “Endgame,” “The Heyday of the Insensitive Bastards,” “The Muppets,” “Babysitters Beware,” “Opposite Day” and “Epic Movie.” Meanwhile, he has also provided voice talent to television series such as “Jack and the Never Land Pirates,” “The Lion Guard” and “Mad.”
Today, it seems Rodriguez is relying on a sleek black Lincoln Navigator SUV to get around. In fact, the young actor was spotted leaving the “Good Morning America” studio in 2012 and getting into a waiting Navigator outside.
6 Sarah Hyland, Lincoln Navigator
On the show, you know actress Sarah Hyland as the fashionable Haley Dunphy. Aside from this show, Hyland has also worked on other television series such as “Lipstick Jungle,” “One Life to Live,” “Law & Order,” “Touched by an Angel,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Cubed,” “Trinity,” “Children’s Hospital” and “Geek Charming.” Meanwhile, she has also appeared in films such as “Scary Movie 5,” “April Apocalypse,” Date and Switch,” “Vampire Academy,” “See You In Valhalla” and “XOXO.”
Sometimes, when Hyland needs to attend red carpet events, she would pull up in her black Lincoln Navigator. In fact, based on footage from YouTube channel
Thepaparazzigamer, Hyland arrived at the FYC Event last year for “Modern Family” in this car.
5 Eric Stonestreet, Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid
On the show “Modern Family,” actor Eric Stonestreet plays the lovable Cameron Tucker. Aside from working on the show, Stonestreet has also appeared on other television series. These include “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “Pushing Daisies,” “The Mentalist,” “Scare Tactics,” “NCIS,” “Nip/Tuck,” “Monk,” “Crossing Jordan,” “Close to Home,” “Bones,” “Providence,” “Malcolm in the Middle” and “Dharma & Greg.”
When attending engagements, Stonestreet has been spotted getting down from a Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid. Unfortunately, it’s impossible to get a brand-new unit of this particular model anymore. In case you’re really interested in a hybrid, what Mercedes-Benz can offer is a GLC SUV. The 2018 GLC 350e 4MATIC comes with a starting price of $49,990. It’s powered by a 2.0-liter turbo engine and a plug-in hybrid electric motor.
4 Julie Bowen, Audi A4
Aside from her bright Fiat 500, Julie Bowen would also drive around town in her gray Audi sedan. Based on the photos and the website Married Wiki, it seems that her car is an A4. This is the one that she was spotted picking up her children - Gustav, John, and Oliver - with. Moreover, Bowen was also seen using the car when dropped her son off for summer camp at Studio City, California, according to Mail Online.
Today, a 2019 A4 comes with a starting price of $37,400. Under the hood is a 2.0-liter engine that can deliver as much as 188 horsepower at 4,200 to 6,000 rpm and 236 pound-feet of torque at 1,450 to 4,200 rpm.
3 Julie Bowen, Audi A4 Allroad
Aside from the A4 sedan, there are photos of actress Julie Bowen getting out of another Audi car. Based on the photos, it looks to be an A4 Allroad, the A4 sedan’s wagon counterpart. This seems to be the car that Bowen had used when she went to Melrose Mac in Hollywood back in 2016.
The 2019 A4 Allroad comes with a slightly higher starting price of $45,700. And although it also utilizes a 2.0-liter engine, this one can crank out as much as 248 horsepower at 5,000 to 6,000 rpm and 273 pound-feet of torque at 1,600 to 4,500 rpm.
2 Julie Bowen, Audi RS 7
Aside from her gray Audi sedan, Bowen has also been spotted driving a black Audi car. And because of the “V8T” label on the side, we are willing to bet that this is a RS 7.
Today, the 2019 RS 7 comes with a starting price of $113,900. Under the hood is a 4.0-liter turbocharged V8 engine capable of cranking out as much as 560 horses at 5,700 to 6,600 rpm and 516 pound-feet of torque at 1,750 to 5,500 rpm. This car also has a top speed of 174 miles per hour. Meanwhile, this car is also capable of going from 0 to 60 in just a mere 3.7 seconds.
1 Julie Bowen, Audi Q5
As you may have realized by now, actress Julie Bowen seems to be quite fond of Audi cars. In fact, reports indicate that Bowen also drives a Q5 SUV.
In case you’re interested to drive one too, the 2019 Q5 comes with a starting price of $42,950. Under its hood is a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that can deliver as much as 248 horsepower at 5,000 to 6,000 rpm and 273 pound-feet of torque at 1,600 to 4,500 rpm. This SUV also comes with a top track speed of 130 miles per hour. Moreover, it can readily go from 0 to 60 in 5.9 seconds.
Sources - Audi, Mail Online, Fox News& Bentley