Top 25 New Cars for Senior Drivers
This week, Consumer Reports compiled a list of the 25 cars they recommend for senior drivers - you might want to take a look if you're in this segment.
They looked at vehicles that rated well and were easy to get into and out of, as well as having the features that are most useful for older drivers such as technologies like blind spot warning and emergency braking.
Here's the full list:
Best Cars for Older Drivers
|VEHICLE||FRONT SEAT ACCESS||VISIBILITY||CONTROL||HEAD LIGHTS||BACKUP CAMERA||EMERGENCY BRAKING||BLIND-SPOT WARNING|
|Toyota Prius V||•||•||Std.||Opt./Opt.||N/A|
|Honda Odyssey (2017)||•||Std.||N/A/Opt.||Opt.|
|Ford C-Max Hybrid||•||•||Std.||N/A/N/A||Opt.|
|Toyota Camry (2017)||•||•||Std.||Opt./Opt.||Opt.|
|Hyundai Santa Fe||•||•||Std.||Opt./Opt.||Opt.|
3 Steps Every Car Buyer Needs to Take to Save Maximum MoneyThe key to getting the best deal is to gather price or lease bids from as many local dealers as possible. Then shop that best price around until no one can beat it. Here are the steps:
Step 1 Get Prices From My Trusted NetworkSelect the vehicle you're interested in to see if there are local dealers in my network who will provide you with their best upfront price. You will get direct access to an internet sales manager who you can further negotiate with online (no need to visit dealership).
Step 2 Get Prices From TrueCar / CarsDirectTrueCar, and CarsDirect are my top 2 online price quote recommendations. These services show you pre-negotiated prices from dealers closest to you - and the deals are usually pretty decent. But remember, you can still negotiate further.
Step 3 Complete my ChecklistFollow this up with my checklist to make sure you squeeze out every last bit of savings.
- Gregg Fidan
Each week, I'll keep you up-to-date on the latest car deals and news that might affect your purchase. This includes...
- Best Rebates, Incentives, and Lease Deals
- Latest Car Buying Scams and Tricks
- The Best & Worst Time to Buy a Car
- Which Cars You Should Avoid