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Best retiree cars: 2012 Mazda 3 iTouring

7 best cars for budget-minded retirees
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2012 Mazda 3 iTouring

  • Price: $19,950
  • Gas mileage:
    • City - 28 mpg
    • Highway - 40 mpg

Most affordable on this list, the Mazda 3 iTouring sedan delivers terrific fuel economy. It's priced here with the six-speed automatic transmission.

Because it falls short of the $20,000 threshold, it lacks some of our sought-after features for older drivers, such as power-adjustable driver's seat, dual-zone automatic climate control and keyless start. However, it does offer manual height adjustment for the driver's seat.

Power comes from a 155-horsepower, 2-liter, four-cylinder engine.

In addition to its low price and excellent fuel economy, older drivers should be attracted to features such as tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel with redundant audio controls, remote keyless entry, Bluetooth connectivity and a three-year roadside assistance warranty.

 

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