From picking up the grandkids from soccer practice to trips to the grocery store and everything in between, seniors need safe, reliable cars to get them from Point A to Point B. According to Consumer Reports, here are the top cars for savvy seniors interested in the best visibility, easiest access, most advanced safety features and more.
1. Subaru Forester
With chair-like seating and easy-to-use technology like climate control, the Subaru Forester is the perfect fit for seniors who prioritize visibility, safety and luxury. It also has plenty of cargo space and room for up to four passengers, so your grandkids will have plenty of space for all their sporting equipment, bookbags and more as you chauffeur them around town.
2. Hyundai Santa Fe
This mid-sized compact SUV is known for its composed handling and responsive steering, bringing the Hyundai Santa Fe to the top of the list for those who want to utilize technology to increase safety. The engine is quiet, allowing only minimal noise penetration inside the cabin. In addition to plenty of head- and legroom, it also has clear and easy-to-master controls for the audio system, heating and cooling and more.
3. Kia Sorento
Two words: third row. With a seating capacity of seven passengers, the Kia Sorento is the mid-sized SUV for seniors with large families that love traveling together. All seats are comfortable and supportive, maximizing visibility for the driver and relaxation for passengers. The Kia Sorento EX V6 trim and above also boasts high-tech safety features, such as forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking and blind spot warning.
4. Subaru Outback
Want the perks of an SUV without committing to a full-size option? If you answered ‘yes,’ then the Subaru Outback is the SUV-alternative for you. It’s not only spacious, tech-compatible and practically priced, but also it is a top option for seniors looking for a vehicle that is easy to get in and out of!