Some tips on obtaining a new substantial-tech vehicle for the more mature driver

QUINCY — When I bought my to start with automobile, a employed VW Beetle in 1964, it seemed easy and enjoyable. The Beetle had a stick change, which I had enjoyable learning, and if the vehicle failed to get started, we’d drive it to get it heading. Shopping for a brand new vehicle […]

QUINCY — When I bought my to start with automobile, a employed VW Beetle in 1964, it seemed easy and enjoyable. The Beetle had a stick change, which I had enjoyable learning, and if the vehicle failed to get started, we’d drive it to get it heading.

Shopping for a brand new vehicle at age 77 is nonetheless thrilling but oh so distinctive.

After eight years and 227,000 miles in my 2013 Subaru Impreza, it was time to end expending on repairs. I was all set to buy a 2021 Subaru CrossTrek with a Thule bicycle rack on the back. Friends were being encouraging but stated I might locate the new technology perplexing.

The experience in my new car is so easy. And it has a lot of intelligent new basic safety attributes. I’ve occur to rely on yellow lights flashing on the aspect check out mirrors when anyone is coming up to go me. And when a car in entrance of me was unexpectedly slow generating a proper transform and my motor vehicle bought far too close, I felt my car brakes capture and gradual me down.

But I do find the new dashboard screens perplexing. I even now will not know what some of the icons or symbols “do.” And the place is that voice out of the blue coming from? 

Marsha Stevens,75, of Hingham with her Subaru Forester on Tuesday July 6, 2021 Greg Derr/The Patriot Ledger

Marsha Stevens, 75, of Hingham, is an educational guide who got a new Subaru Forester last tumble. She just lately returned to the Earth Subaru dealership in Hanover in distress.

“I had a very long street journey the following day and considered I experienced a significant mechanical defect,” she stated.

Additional:A Very good AGE: At 100 Rockland’s Lillie Durgan advises ‘Do for your self. Use it or get rid of it.’

Anette Rentie

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