- July 18, 2012
5 Cars that are Best for Baby Boomers
Baby Boomer is the generation of people born between 1946 and 1964 and this generation love to buy new cars. A recent study by AARP and J.D. Power and Associates shows that people who are 50 years of age purchased nearly two-thirds of the new cars sold in the United States last year. But which cars should baby boomers should choose??
The Boomer generation may now be aging but they like to live independently and a car is an icon of their freedom. While buying a car several things are kept in mind by these people like their social status, mileage and affordability. We have compiled a list of 5 cars that are best for baby boomers.
- Toyota Corolla
- Ford F-150
- Ford Taurus
- Honda Crosstour
- Chevrolet Corvette
1. Toyota Corolla
Starting Price -$16,130
Toyota cars have always been hailed by boomers because of their less price, practicality and efficient fuel economy. According to Toyota, 80% of all Toyota cars sold over the last 20 years are still on the road. Corolla is the best selling compact car and has a robust engine. The interior is comfy with relaxing seats. Also, 60/40 split fold-down rear seats create more space for your cargo. It is equipped with latest technology. The available Bluetooth wireless technology lets you connect with the world. The power, windows, doors and door locks make it more demanding among the boomers.
2. Ford F-150
Starting Price -$23,300
Ford F-150 is a great car for boomers. It is versatile and unique. It is not only best for touring but also a good hauler. Those boomers who want to run their business love to have an F- 150. It is available in a wide variety of full-size pickups.
Its 4×2 model is spectacular with large doors and strong chassis. It offers almost 52 trims and three engine choices. However, the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 gives more power and efficient fuel economy.
3. Ford Taurus
Starting Price -$26,600
Ford Taurus is a spacious car and has an affordable price. The front wheel drive makes it easy to control. The state of the art engine is robust and give you a powerful drive. This car came in 1986 and soon became popular among baby boomers. The SHO seats make the interior comfy. The exterior is bold with a front grille and projector beam headlamps.
4. Honda Crosstour
Starting Price -$27,755
Honda Crosstour is a tall wagon that is easy to drive. It is affordable and practical. The 4- cylinder V6 engine can give an efficient fuel economy of 29mpg on highway.
The interior is roomy and in terms of utility it has a great cargo space. You can load extra luggage when rear seats are folded down. It is also great for family tours and boomers can enjoy the trips with their families.
5. Chevrolet Corvette
Starting Price -$49,600
Corvette is a classy sports car with a masculine look. The V8 engine can give a powerful performance. The fuel economy is great and you get 28 mpg on highway. The two seater interior is comfortable and is spacious with more legroom and headroom.
So, get ready to have your time of life and enjoy cruising in these great cars.