If you’re in the market for a new car, keep in mind that dealerships often run special offers and holiday sales from October to December. This means that the end of the year is typically a good time to start looking for one. If you need help deciding between the best cars for seniors, start with the type of vehicle that suits your interests and personality. At Prime West Knoxville, we encourage our residents to take their cars on short jaunts around town or to enjoy extended road trips. That’s why we’ve compiled this helpful list of sedans, hybrids, and SUVs that can best suit your needs.
Honda Insight Hybrid
This compact gas/electric hybrid vehicle is one of the best cars for older drivers who are environmentally conscious. It was recognized by Green Car Journal as 2019’s “Green Car of the Year.” It has state-of-the-art safety features include a lane-departure warning system, traffic-sign recognition, and Honda’s signature Collision Mitigation Brake System to prevent accidents.
Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
The Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is a reliable mid-size sedan with accessible, easy-to-see buttons and controls, as well as lumbar supports. It comes with a Lifetime Hybrid Battery Warranty, which means Hyundai will replace the lithium-ion polymer rechargeable battery for free once it’s depleted. The company will also pick up the cost of the recycling fee.
This mid-size SUV has a reputation for durability and functionality. With all-wheel drive, optimized cruise control, and an automatic pre-collision braking feature, it’s the best car for seniors who like to off-road or travel on unusual terrain.
The CR-V is a sporty, compact SUV that combines comfort and innovative safety technologies, which is why the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named it a 2019 “Top Safety Pick.” Kelley Blue Book acknowledged the vehicle as the “Compact SUV Best Buy of 2019.”
As your grandkids are getting older, a compact sedan may no longer accommodate long car rides. Instead, opt for this roomy, versatile, and fuel-efficient hybrid SUV that IIHS rated the Top Safety Pick for 2019. As an added bonus, the hands-free power liftgate and sliding doors make it easy to pack up and go when you’re wrangling multiple littles at once.
The Sorento SUV is one of the best cars for older drivers with lots of grandchildren. It comes with a third row that can fit extra passengers or be folded down to create more storage space. Additional features like all-wheel drive and the Blind-Spot Collision Avoidance safety mechanism, give drivers peace of mind.
Prime West Knoxville makes an excellent home base in between exploring nearby destinations with your loved ones. Contact us today for a tour of our independent living community and its many amenities.