Let me know how it goes in the comments. See if you can guess the bottom five before glancing down… got your picks? Do I dare backtrack and try a Scion? Although that can make them difficult to fit into a parking spot, it also allows them to fit tall people with ease in both rows. This is the killer — I am almost sure but doubt myself after some months — you could not push the front seat back on the rails all the way after the rear seat is down on the floor. And while the standard engine in the 2014 Focus is a basic 2. Sport-utility vehicles and crossovers, as much as they put the emphasis on utility and versatility, are good examples of just how much the interior packaging can vary. .
Topping our list of best compact cars is the spacious and feature-packed. But the 370Z and Corvette are slightly baffling. The German automaker has long been known for some of the best interiors in the business, and the Q7 is no exception. I could drive my legs completely straight. It feels a little bit like sitting in a go kart. I felt I was rattling around… I went back to confirm that the Subaru Impreza and Crosstrek definitely are just that bit tight in leg room for me.
At first seating, it had leg room. As most trucks and crossovers are, by design, a little more accommodating of larger folk, I am sticking with cars here. Compact Cars 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Front Headroom: 39. Just having no rear leg room for rear passengers — making a car essentially a 2 passenger car… well, I see that as intentional marketing choice. Add in the low running costs and easy urban manoeuvrability of city cars and small hatchbacks and it becomes clear that lanky types owe it to themselves to investigate the littler end of the car market. The Honda Accord comes close to the Optima with its 39. If practicality and interior comfort is at the top of your priority list, don't pass up the.
On top of its strong marks for safety and reliability, its acres of interior room ensures that even the tallest drivers and passengers will be comfortable here. The runner-up for our , the Suburban can fit up to nine people in three rows. Head clearance for the front seat occupants checks in at 41. Legroom up front is also excellent - 40. But I think if you change the position of the front seat, the airbags front and side and the seatbelt will not line up and there goes your safety out the window.
To help members find a good fit, Consumer Reports took a close look at the scores of recently tested vehicles for seat comfort, driving position, access how easy they are to get in and out of , and the view out to find out which vehicles are better or worse for tall or short drivers. In fact, the Corolla gives your rear passenger just shy of an inch less leg room than it gives you. I took notes at the time so I would not doubt or forget this model of car. Inside, front headroom measures 41. The only complaint is the rear seats in the Double Cab configuration can be cramped at times.
This list is not restricted to large, expensive vehicles — they run the gamut of class and budget, from the expected to and frugal. These trucks hold their resale value better than just about anything else out there. The tallest tester the publication used was 6 feet 2 inches. Worst: Porsche 718 Boxster While the big Bimmer has plenty of room, this German sports car comes up short no pun intended. Seats have side bolsters for support in spirited cornering, but are still long-haul comfortable. If you're looking for a small car that will stand out in a crowd, the unique design of the may catch your attention.
I wish we had access to the car shows! I totally forgot to mention that I test drove the new Fiat 500 X since I wrote 2 wks ago — the new compact in their line, which actually has good crash test results. You can also show support by liking us on and following us on ConsumerReports. Big doors make it easy to get in and out of the cabin of the Ram as well, and of course, the big step up into the passenger compartment isn't going to be an issue for the taller set. The driving position really is great for a wide range of body types. Looking for something a bit older? Great car and have enjoyed the fuel mileage as well.
There are small, fuel-efficient vehicles that are appropriate for tall drivers. And with extendable thigh bolsters and a rather high back, they have support in all the ways that some seats are lacking. Footwells feel long, headroom is abundant, and the front-seat area in general feels spacious. This vehicle is known for having one of the most spacious cabins in its class, allowing for comfortable seating for up to five without sacrificing leg- or headroom in the back seat. We called our machine-learning solutions. You can compare vehicles and brands on many criteria.
With room for eight passengers, you might expect things to get a bit cramped. The cabin of the Discovery has high-quality fit-and-finish, comes standard with a 10-inch touchscreen, and is available with a head-up display. Tired of driving with your kneecaps on the steering wheel? My reasons are mostly aesthetic, but a little bit practical, too. Thanks for great article, saved us lots of time! Thankfully, there are plenty of better electric options out there. The first two rows offer enough space for taller adults to fit comfortably. This places the Optima's ceiling just over 2 inches taller than the much larger sedan. Or you can add a six-speed automatic transmission and boost city mileage to 30 mpg.