10 Cars for Older Drivers (Part 2)

With comfort being the most important factor for Mama and other older drivers, Kiplinger searched out the best medium-height cars that allow for a customizable drive through features like a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and adjustable-height driver’s seat. Mama also needs to see where she’s going, so many of the cars feature backup cameras and reverse sensors to help.

This is the second part of the list. You can read the first part here.

6)      Toyota Avalon – It’s like driving on a cloud. The Avalon offers a Driver Seat Memory option, large dash controls, navigation system, and backup monitor.

7)      Honda Odyssey EX-L – Not only can the Odyssey fit your grandkids comfortably, it has a low step-in height, push buttons for almost everything, a smooth ride, and high safety ratings.

8)      Chrysler 300C – This one takes Mama back to the good ol’ days. With a fantastic style and big, clean dashboard, I’m reminded of those long, sweet nights at the drive-in…..… where was I? Oh, yeah. The Chrysler 300C also offers heated seats, rearview camera, and adjustable pedals and steering wheel. Additional packages include forward collision warning and cross-path detection.

9)      Lexus RX 350 – Style, luxury, and comfort – all in one package. Adjustable by the touch of a button, the driver’s seat slides automatically to make entering and exiting hassle-free.

10)      Mercedes-Benz E350 – This car is comfort and safety wrapped in one luxurious package. It’s an IIHS Top Safety Pick; it has a 14-way adjustable seat; and it has a standard Attention Assist system.

10 Cars for Older Drivers (Part 1)

Finding a car for you young whippersnappers in your 50s, 60s, and 70s can be a daunting task. The vehicle has to be perfect – not so small that you struggle to fit in it and not so big you either cannot control it or cannot get in it in the first place.

With comfort being the most important factor for Mama and other older drivers, Kiplinger searched out the best medium-height cars that allow for a customizable drive through features like a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and adjustable-height driver’s seat. Mama also needs to see where she’s going, so many of the cars feature backup cameras and reverse sensors to help us older drivers. Continue reading