You might take this story with a grain of salt, but Forbes reports that baby boomers prefer bigger cars. Big cars have advantages like a comfortable ride and roomy interior. But their long hoods and large trunks can be difficult to see over.
Experts recommend careful consideration when choosing the ideal vehicle to drive into retirement.
“When you look at the data, older Americans of course like big cars,” says Dave Melton, director of transportation and technical consulting for Liberty Mutual Insurance in Hopkinton, Mass. “They’re smooth, they have a long wheelbase, they drive nicely, have lots of room for grandchildren, and carry the look of affluence. But my question is, ‘Does the older driver fit with these cars?’”