Plus, driver and front passenger get 41. The wide opening doors allow for easy ingress and egress. . Inside, front headroom measures 41. It also is a great for short people because of its excellent forward visibility and compact size. In two-wheel-drive form and with the six-speed automatic transmission, it returns 19 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway for a 22-mpg combined rating.Next
In addition to offering easy ingress and egress, an upscale cabin, high safety scores, and intuitive tech, the has an all-electric range of 33 miles, which covers most daily commutes and errand-running. Big vehicles often involve a step up to get in. The Encore keeps its cool on the road, delivering a composed ride. However, grandkids can fit back there in a pinch and still have plenty of legroom for short trips. It is important to see how a car will work for your specific needs, and often that means bringing the whole family to the dealership for a fitting. But big and tall drivers are probably even more interested to learn that this sedan has a particularly roomy passenger compartment.Next
The V90 has a well-appointed interior filled with buttery-soft leather and high-end appointments. With a relatively high roof-line and adequate legroom, the Mitsubishi offers pretty good cabin access. Chrome Data makes no guarantee or warranty, either expressed or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or fitness for particular purpose, with respect to the data presented here. Buyers can upgrade to all-wheel drive instead of front-wheel drive. The standard powertrain is a turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 250 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque that returns 22 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. We present them in order of least to most headroom although we realize that front leg room will be more important to some readers - no worries, we have that info, too. Bear in mind that some models give drivers space at the detriment of backseat passengers.Next
That means getting into and out of the vehicle is going to be easier, you get a generally more upright seating position and visibility can also be better than a sedan. Its six-person seating is great for ferrying grandkids, and the seats stow easily to give you more cargo room when needed. Those numbers should be enough to put the Legacy on the shortlist of any prospective buyer of above-average height. The base model is a hybrid that works well for most driving situations. Whether you're 50, 60, or 70, you may start thinking about a vehicle that can conform to your chassis, instead of the other way around. The luxury sedan returns 19 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway for a 22-mpg combined rating while powered by a 3.Next
Really good visibility, easy to drive, it really is a very good package. We make it easy to buy the right product from a variety of retailers. The car is available in rear- and all-wheel drive. The ample trunk space is great for packing heavy for long trips over the holidays. However, the Legacy earns a spot on our list of the best cars for big and tall people. Its trunk is spacious enough to fit a few sets of golf clubs, and it has above-average predicted reliability. Easy-to-reach buttons activate and deactivate basic safety technologies, including lane departure warning and park assist.Next
From those direct impressions, and out of the 27 vehicles entered in the event, here are ten models that we think most tall drivers will find accommodating. Meanwhile, Edmunds reports that obese drivers face much higher risks behind the wheel. This large Genesis sedan offers plenty of comfort thanks to its upscale build quality, but it also offers drivers 41. You can also show support by liking us on and following us on ConsumerReports. Pointing out that its shortest reviewer is just 5 foot 1, has gone over recent models and found the best — and worst — ones for the vertically challenged. For drivers who fall on the short end of the height spectrum, finding a vehicle that works for their size can be challenging.
These interior accommodations mean the Leaf—and electric vehicles—are ready for prime time. And yes, the front-seat cushions in it are small-car short. When electric power is depleted, the minivan still achieves excellent fuel economy. Heated seats front and rear and a rearview camera are standard, and the pedals and steering wheel adjust at the touch of a button. Well, so were we, even though the Fit has a reputation for being one of the more comfortable and spacious options in the subcompact class.Next
It is only available with front-wheel drive, but its weight helps keep it surefooted on the street. But there's more to the C than just nostalgia. The Legacy offers a comfortable interior with supportive seats, and front seat occupants receive plenty of space, too—40 inches of headroom and 42. The i3, and its sportier i3s variant, are agile and fuel-efficient with each having over 100 miles of all-electric range. Sooner or later, comfort enters into the car equation. Measurements and comfort ratings can be compared on the model pages, available from the linked names below.
On the plus side though, Honda cars do have doors that open out to nearly 90 degrees and that really does help with access — though when a door opens that far out it can be a challenge getting it closed. As far as being a seniors-friendly car the Kia loses points for a fairly low seating position and only average legroom. A gasoline-powered range extender is available to help mitigate range anxiety. The Hyundai Sonata is one of those cars that offers a great bang for the buck, and the 2017 model should be seriously considered by big and tall drivers in need of a new midsize sedan. It comes with a long list of standard features, delivers a comfortable ride, and offers solid handling on- and off-road. It also has low cargo floor, which makes loading groceries a cinch. Then there's the cockpit -- the dash controls are large and easy to use.Next