The things that you once found attracted you to cars in your earlier years have now been replaced with criteria that speaks to sensibility and comfort. Smaller cars are now frowned upon and safety is of high priority. So let’s have a look at what makes the list of vehicles which can have seniors feeling comfortable while not compromising on style, quality and luxury.
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The 2019 Audi Q7
If size is an issue, the 2019 Audi Q7 quickly quiets any concerns as this three-row crossover is well-equipped with enough space to take the whole family on road trips in comfort.
This vehicle has quite a few options to suit even the most specific (or picky) of buyers. For anyone who may be concerned about safety when driving in any weather condition, the Audi Quattro AWD is a standard fitting to put your mind at ease. The V6 engine is an option although most seniors prefer the turbocharged four-cylinder fitting. You’ll get 248 horsepower output for those who still prefer a bit of fun without compromising safety. Another choice would be to opt for the adaptive suspension to make the ride even more enjoyable. The 2019 Audi Q7 runs at 25mpg fuel economy on the highways for those who love a good road trip.
The Q7 is perfect for seniors as it represents a perfect blend of modern technology without being too complicated for anyone to use. All controls for the high-tech vehicle are easily within reach. The federal government has stamped a five star rating for the safety of the Audi Q7 as it gives standard Audi Pre Sense with pedestrian detection and an efficient braking system which the system boosts in preparation for any imminent crash while the seatbelts automatically tighten.
The 2019 Audi Q7 starts at $53,550.
2019 Genesis G90
The 2019 Genesis G90 has an MSRP of $68,350 putting it at a high value especially when compared to other luxury cars like the Mercedes Benz S Class or the BMW 7 Series. It comes with a standard 100,000 mile powertrain warranty so that seniors can have peace of mind for years to come.
The V6 engine gives a powerful 365 horsepower output but despite its size and power, the Genesis G90 is surprisingly easy to maneuver. The car comes with a standard RWD system but for those seniors who have to brave snowy conditions an AWD system is also an option that can be accomodated.
The doors are big enough to allow easy entry into the cushiony interior and a 22-way power-adjustable driver seat is enough to be sure of superior comfort. The 2019 Genesis G90 is made so that literally almost no wind noise is heard from inside. A few safety features to put the mind at ease are the standard blind-spot monitors and the forward collision system which activates the brakes if an approaching obstacle isn’t seen by the driver. Another standard feature is the drowsiness monitor which as the name suggests measures the alertness of the driver.
2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid
This hybrid comes in cheaper than many luxury vehicles with starting prices of $36,500. It also will be easier on your pocket where fuel is concerned as it clocks a nice 43mpg inner city and 44mpg on highways.
The Toyota Avalon Hybrid is as reliable as they come. No need to worry about unexpected breakdowns whether on an extended road trip or a short run of errands. The car generates 215 horsepower and is fitted with a comfort-tuned suspension to allow for smooth acceleration and driving.
The new tech features are somewhat advanced but easy enough for any senior to get the hang of. From hands-free Bluetooth accessibility to an in-built Wi-Fi hotspot to ensure complete connectivity. You can easily take calls while commuting and have access to the internet at your fingertips. Where safety is concerned, Toyota has ensured that all its new models come with their standard advanced safety package. One example is the Steering Assist which keeps you from swerving into other lanes unintentionally. All of this comes in the large package that is the 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid with adjustable seating for added comfort.
2019 Buick Encore
The starting price for the 2019 Buick Encore luxury crossover is $24,000 which is a plus for those who don’t want to blow their entire savings on a vehicle. It also is small enough to work as a city car but big enough to provide seniors with ease a comfort. Therefore for those who live in more urban settings, this car provides great perks.
A four-cylinder turbocharged engine provides 138 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque with the comfort of 27mpg inner city and 33mpg on highway fuel efficiency.
While the Encore is nimble, it still delivers the soft ride that Buick fans crave. Available as an option, the Encore’s Active On-Demand AWD takes the stress out of driving on a snow-packed street.
When you step into the Encore, expect to be pleasantly surprised by its accommodating interior. Regardless of your size, you should be able to obtain a relaxed driving position. there’s also enough space in the back for your grandkids. Furthermore, this SUV is very pet-friendly. In fact, it was chosen as one of the best cars for dogs.
When it comes to safety, very few small crossovers on the market can surpass the 2019 Buick Encore. It aced all the federal government’s critical crash tests. Plus, all versions of the Encore feature OnStar, which is hands-down one of the best emergency communications systems in the business.
2019 Volvo V90
The 2019 Volvo V90 wagon is a fine automobile. It’s safe, luxurious, and loaded with easy-to-use features. Prices start at roughly $49,950, which is a good deal for such a well-engineered car.
While the standard engine develops good power, automotive journalists rave about the optional engine’s great thrust. Most importantly, an advanced AWD system comes along with the extra power. You’ll always have the maximum traction during slippery weather conditions. All versions of the V90 can easily return more than 30 mpg on the interstate.
On the inside, the 2019 Volvo V90 offers high-class comfort. Plush seats enable you to cruise for the entire day without experiencing stiffness. Available heated and ventilated seats create an even more relaxing driving environment. There’s also a ton of storage space in the back. If you’re a senior who likes modern technology, Volvo’s Sensus infotainment system will leave you impressed. Large text and a responsive touch screen make it easy to use.
As you may know, Volvo has a tradition of manufacturing remarkably safe vehicles. This well-built wagon comes standard with some cutting-edge driving aids. Volvo’s City Safety system keeps an eye out for pedestrians and stopped vehicles. You can also take advantage of the V90’s amazing Pilot Assist system, which comes standard as well. Aside from providing steering assistance when needed, Pilot Assist keeps you a safe distance away from the next vehicle ahead.
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