Check out this year’s best luxury vehicles for older drivers! We ranked our favorite luxury cars for seniors based on their high-tech safety features, incredible performance, the quiet and comfort of their cabins, their upholstery quality, and whether they have excellent reliability. When all was said and done, our favorites are the new Audi S4, the BMW 5 Series sedan, and the sleek Genesis G80. And also, we’re adding the stylish Genesis G70 onto that list! Want to learn more? Read on for helpful FAQs and information about these top-rated luxury vehicles for seniors. And the winners are…
Sporty, refined, and simply comfortable, the Audi S4 is proof that older drivers really can have it all. Redesigned for the new model year, the Audi S4 boasts a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 that pumps out 354 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque—more than enough to help older drivers feel young again. The S4 brings more than performance to the table, though. Opt for the Prestige trim, and drivers can enjoy tri-zone automatic climate control, a wi-fi hotspot, a 19-speaker premium sound system, navigation, a virtual instrument panel, top-notch safety features and more.
- Turbocharged 3.0-liter V6
- Prestige trim offers tons of luxury features
- Fully redesigned for the new year
BMW 5 Series sedan
Older drivers who appreciate style and class will love the new BMW 5 Series sedan. With a wide range of engine options and a roomy, comfortable interior, the BMW 5 Series is the perfect choice for seniors who place premiums on substance (but without sacrificing style). There are faster cars on the market, but the base turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine delivers 248 horsepower at 5200 RPMs. The 5 Series also offers plenty of tech. Confusing interfaces may turn away some older drivers, but BMW’s systems are intuitive and easy to use. Take advantage of voice recognition, surround-view cameras, app integration, and more.
- Strong base engine
- Comfortable, roomy interior
- Simplified, intuitive tech features
Let’s not beat around the bush—the Genesis G80 is all about sport. Yes, this midsize luxury sedan is spacious and comfortable, offering soft-touch leather upholstery, high-tech safety features, incredible seats, climate control, and more. However, what really makes the Genesis is its highly economical dosage of raw power. Look beneath the hood, and you’ll find a 3.8-liter V6 engine that delivers 311 horsepower and 293 pound-feet of torque. There are more engine options all the way up to the 5.0 Ultimate’s 420-horsepower V8. The Genesis G80 offers crisp handling with sport-tuned suspension in addition to features such as power-adjustable seats, traffic-adapting cruise control, automatic wipers, a rearview camera, xenon headlights and more.
- Amazing performance for the price
- High-class interior
- More powerful engine options
The Genesis G70 is easily one of the most exciting and surprisingly affordable luxury cars of 2019, which should put it near the top of older drivers’ short lists. The vehicle features a powerful 252-horsepower 2.0T engine. This uncommonly powerful base engine provides the vehicle with stellar acceleration and spectacular speed. It offers multiple driving modes for Sport, Comfort, Smart, Eco and custom handling. At its best, the G70 can generate up to 22 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway. But on top of its power and efficiency, you’ll also get a huge array of standard features for your money. The G70 comes with an 8-inch display infotainment system with smartphone integration, HD radio, dual-zone climate control, and plenty of driver assistance features like adaptive cruise control and blind spot monitoring.
- Up to 30 mpg on the highway
- 252-horsepower base engine
- Plenty of driver assistance features