The Best Cars for Senior Citizens Car Models

The Best Cars for Senior Citizens

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A list of cars well suited for the elderly by Consumer Reports. Unlike your typical list filled with Buicks and other automobiles with baby-buggy suspension, this list contains cars of a more practical nature. The autos displayed here are economical, easy to use, and roomy enough to take the grand-kids. Safety and handling are also considered along with visibility, comfort, and ease of access. If one is a senior and looking for a new car, then this is the list for you.

So what are the best cars for old people? The perfect old person car is easy to get in and out of and doesn't have too much power. Cars with easy access for elderly folks are essential when people starting getting on in years. Take a look at these cars and you'll see which ones would be the best for the senior citizens in your life.

Source: Consumer Reports

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    Toyota Avalon
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    The Toyota Avalon is a full-size car produced by Toyota in the United States, and is the flagship sedan of Toyota in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the Middle East. It was also produced in Australia from 2000 until July 2005, when it was replaced in November 2006 by the Toyota Aurion. The ...more

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    Cadillac SRX
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    The Cadillac SRX is a luxury mid-size crossover SUV produced by the Cadillac division of American automaker General Motors since the 2004 model year. The SRX has been Cadillac's best selling model in the United States since 2010.more

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    Lexus RX
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    The Lexus RX is a mid-size luxury crossover SUV sold since 1998 by Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota. Originally released in its home market of Japan in late 1997 as the Toyota Harrier, export sales began in March 1998 as the Lexus RX. Three generations of the Lexus RX have been produced to date, the ...more

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    Chrysler 300
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    Volvo XC60
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    The Volvo XC60 is a compact executive/entry-level luxury crossover produced by Volvo Cars in Ghent, Belgium and is based on Volvo P3 platform. Introduced in 2008, the XC60 has been Volvo's best selling car since 2009.more

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    Toyota RAV4
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    Subaru Forester
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    The Subaru Forester is a compact crossover manufactured since 1997 by Fuji Heavy Industries and sold under the Subaru brand. Available in Japan from 1997, the Forester shares its platform with the Impreza. It was introduced in 1997 as a compact crossover wagon. It has been crowned Motor Trend's 2009 and ...more

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    The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is a range of executive cars manufactured by Mercedes-Benz in various engine and body configurations produced since 1993. Prior to 1993, Mercedes-Benz offered the same category of car under a non-unified naming structure. The E initially stood for Einspritzmotor; a new feature ...more

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    Kia Soul
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    The Kia Soul is a compact car designed at Kia's design center in California, unveiled at the 2008 Paris Motor Show, manufactured in South Korea, and sold since 2009.more

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    The BMW 7 Series is a line of full-size luxury vehicles produced by the German automaker BMW. Introduced in 1977, it is BMW's flagship car and is only available as a sedan or extended-length limousine. The 7 Series traditionally introduces technologies and exterior design themes before they trickle down ...more

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    The Honda Accord is a series of automobiles manufactured by Honda since 1976, best known for its four-door sedan variant, which has been one of the best-selling cars in the United States since 1989. The Accord nameplate has been applied to a variety of vehicles worldwide, including coupes, wagons, ...more

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    The Nissan Cube is a mini MPV produced by Japanese carmaker Nissan since 1998. Initially sold only in Japan, the Cube has been sold in North American and European markets since 2009, although discontinued in Europe in 2011. In Japan, it is exclusive to Japanese Nissan dealerships called Nissan Red Stage ...more

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    Hyundai Veracruz
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    The Hyundai Veracruz, also known as the Hyundai ix55 in Europe and Russia, was a mid-size crossover produced by the South Korean manufacturer Hyundai from 2006. The Veracruz was sold in the United States, Canada, South Korea, China, Dominican Republic, Brazil, and the Middle East. It was also imported ...more

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    Hyundai Grandeur
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    The Hyundai Grandeur is a mid-size luxury car produced by the South Korean manufacturer Hyundai since 1986. The Grandeur has evolved through five generations with intermediate restylings, and is marketed under various nameplates worldwide — prominently as the Hyundai Azera. As the Azera, it was ...more

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    Kia Carens
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    The Kia Carens is a compact MPV launched in 1999 by the Korean manufacturer Kia, now in its third generation, and marketed worldwide under various nameplates — prominently as the Kia Rondo. In 2006, Kia presented a second generation Carens for model year 2007. The Carens/Rondo followed Kia's ...more

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