Does the Forester SUV Offer Easy Access for Senior and Older Drivers?

Having a senior-friendly vehicle can ease a lot of driving frustration, but which vehicles are the best for senior drivers? Overall, you want to find a ride that offers intuitive controls, great safety features, and easy access, so there's no trouble getting in and out. Luckily, the Subaru Forester, available here in Webster Groves, checks off a lot of boxes, making it an excellent choice for drivers on the hunt for an accessible vehicle that is easy to drive.

Getting in and Out

The Subaru Forester boasts excellent ground-clearance, so stepping inside and settling into a seat is one fluid, simple, natural motion. The doors open wide to allow for even easier access, making the Forester well-equipped to accommodate both drivers and passengers with limited mobility.

Visibility

Drivers are sure to appreciate the lack of twisting, turning, and ducking required to see anything in the Forester. Visibility is excellent thanks to a high ride height, wide windows, and large side mirrors. These features together make it easier to get a look at your surroundings.

Controls

The SUBARU STARLINK Multimedia system is easy to navigate while intuitively-placed, clearly-marked physical buttons and knobs take the guesswork out of managing features like music, navigation, apps, and climate control. The less you have to fiddle with buttons, the easier it is to focus on the road, so Subaru designed the Forester's interior to be straightforward. Voice commands simplify infotainment control even further.

Safety

The Subaru Forester offers a variety of available safety features including:

The Subaru Forester also appeared on the Top 25 New Cars for Senior Drivers list by Consumer Reports! Visit our Subaru dealership near St. Louis serving Kirkwood, Affton, Jefferson County to learn more about the current model and the upcoming 2019 Subaru Forester today!

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