Retiring from your job is a feat that is often unachieved by many. The feeling of giving years of sweat and hard work to a profession is something that cannot be defined in words. No matter what the job was, entering a new phase of life surely calls for a celebration, which for many retired professionals comes in the shape of a brand new car! So here are 8 great cars that are perfectly suited for retired professionals/senior citizens.
And don’t worry! We know how difficult it is to drive manuals for senior citizens in metropolitans like Delhi, so we’ve handpicked vehicles in their automatic glory. So that you drive with peace and pride!
Maruti Suzuki WagonR AMT
A hatch that has seen over two decades in India, the WagonR is a timeless beauty. Powered by either a 1.0-litre (68PS/90Nm) or a 1.2-litre (83PS/113Nm) petrol burner, both engines onboard the WagonR gets AMT capabilities. Returning up to 21.79 Kmpl of mileage, the WagonR keeps those who care about the bucks quite happy, making it a worthy car for senior citizens and retired professionals who like to keep it simple and drive a well-balanced hatch.
Tata Tiago AMT
If the WagonR seems to be too simple, the Tiago will surely impress with its refreshing stance. Built as a capable hatch, the Tiago is not just good–looking but also safe. Scoring superb 4-stars in the GNCAP safety test, the Tiago gives a sense of safety no other hatch can offer. Powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine (86PS/113Nm), mated to a 5-speed AMT gearbox, the Tiago AMT is for those who want to drive something that is modern, safe and good-looking.
Maruti Suzuki Dzire AMT
If you happen to be someone who has enjoyed the thrill of driving a sedan throughout your career, the Maruti Suzuki Dzire could be the perfect fit. Powered by the leading 1.2-litre Dual Jet petrol engine (90PS/113Nm), mated to a 5-speed AMT option, the Dzire AMT can actually return better mileage than most manuals out there. With up to 24.12 kmpl of efficiency, the Dzire is a modern-day compact sedan that is value for money in all senses.
Honda Amaze CVT
If you’re buying an automatic compact sedan, why not get one of the best out there? The Honda Amaze is indeed one such compact sedan that shines bright in the market. And for those who look to keep their retired lifestyle chauffeur-driven, the Amaze offers superb ride quality and comfort along with diesel engine options and CVT capabilities. Powered by either a 1.2-litre petrol (90PS/110Nm) or a 1.5-litre diesel (100PS/200Nm) engine, the Amaze even amazes with its great mileage of up to 18.6 Kmpl on petrol and 21 Kmpl on CVT.
Honda City CVT Petrol
Another gem from the house of Honda, the Honda City is one of the best-selling sedans throughout India. For retired professionals and senior citizens who don’t want to lose out on all the maternities, the City is a superb pick. Powered by 1.5-litre petrol (121PS/145Nm) petrol burner, tastefully mated to a lovely 7-speed CVT, the City returns a good 18.4 Kmpl. With top-notch features, exceptional ride quality, and the ease of CVT, the queen of C-Segment sedans only gets better with time.
Renault Kiger AMT/CVT
Well, if you happen to be someone who loves to stay updated, the Renault Kiger could be the one for you. Featuring in the market as one of the latest, subcompact SUVs, the Kiger brings in an affordable package, that doesn’t seem to lack much when compared to pricy competitors. Engine-wise, the Kiger is powered by either a 1.0-litre naturally aspirated petrol burner (72PS/96Nm) or a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol (100PS/160Nm) unit. The former comes with AMT, while the latter gets CVT onboard. Topped with modern features as well, the Kiger will surely in the trend for years.
XUV 300 Automatic
The post-retirement phase is the best time to go out on an adventure and keep your soul forever young. But every new adventure calls for a great companion. The XUV 300 is just that. Powered by a 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine (110PS/200Nm) and a 1.5-litre (117PS/300Nm) litre diesel burner as well, the XUV 300 gets AMT capabilities for both versions. More than its ease of driving and sturdy driving dynamics, the XUV 300 is also quite spacious and safe. Being the safest compact sedan in India, the XUV 300 boasts sheer capabilities.
Toyota Innova Crysta (TC) Automatic
Live life, king size. Even if it’s after your retirement! The Toyota Innova Crysta is not just practical, evergreen and good looking, but also power-packed, diverse and sturdy. Being in the game for quite a while, the Innova can resonate with the hardworking soul inside you. Powered by both 2.7-litre petrol (166PS/245Nm) and a 2.4-litre diesel engine (150PS/360Nm), the Innova Crysta comes with a convenient to drive 6-speed torque converter unit as an option. Capable of seating 7 to 8 adults, the Crysta is great for everyone.
So these were 8 great cars for retired professionals/senior citizens in India. If you too have an addition to make, comment down below.
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