The Best Vehicles for Retirees

 

2012 Subaru Forester

Many of Subaru’s top models are considered the best vehicles for drivers over the age of 65, according to Consumer Reports

Drivers hitting their golden ages remember the vintage muscle cars of the grand era of the American Automobile.

But now as they leave the workforce and enter retirement, they are ready for a new ride, just not the ones they remember from high school.

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Honda, Ford, Subaru win best value awards

Honda, Ford and Subaru’s 2012 models will keep in five years the biggest percentage of what you paid to drive it away new.

That’s according to Edmonds.com, who Wednesday released the recipients of their “Best Retained Value Awards.”

Honda was the big winner for, the day, with an overall projected retained value of 47.9% after five years.

Ford and Subaru were the other big winners, taking home awards in multiple categories.

Honda won in the following categories:

Honda Civic – Sedan under 20K. Expected 50% retained value

Honda CR-V – SUV 25K-35K. Expected 54.6% retained value.

Honda Odyssey – Vans. Expected 43.5% retained value.

Ford won in the following categories:

Ford Shelby GT500 – Convertible 35K-45K. Expected retained value 46.5%

Ford Mustang – Coupe $25K-35K. Expected retained value for 46.8%

Ford Shelby GT500. Coupe over 45K. Expected retained value 47.5%

Ford F-350 SuperDuty. Large HD Truck. Expected retained value 48.6%

Ford F-150. Large light truck. Expected retained value 48.4%

Subaru won in the following categories:

Subaru Impreza. Sedan 20K-30K. Expected retained value 45.3%

Subaru Forester. SUV under 25K. Expected retained value 44.6%

Congrats to the winners. You can click here to review all these models.