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  • In theory, all cars should have enough variability to suit people whatever size. However, I have found that the best cars for tall people tend to be the ones made by companies based in countries where the natural population are taller than the world wide average. e.g. Swedish cars (Volvo, Saab) and some German cars (Mercedes). If you are looking for a type of vehicle, I would suggest a 4x4 as these tend to have more headroom and a more upright sitting position. Hope this answers your question.
  • I think the best cars suited for a tall or large person would be a Hummer or an Escalde, but it would have to be bangin'. You know, you would have to have either some 24''s or 26''ers on that piece if you really wanted to look fresh, that's especially for all those laidies men. What color? Either black with smoked rear tail lights and the front head lights bulbs taken out and replaced with some xenon's to give it that nice, clean look. If you get it in white, don't smoke the rear tail lights, just keep'em stock, but do the xenon tip. After that, that mess will be off the chain! Need some bling bling rims, check out www.Enkei.com for some of the finest rims out there. Peace!
  • I guess it depends how tall is tall. I am 6' even and skinny. The most comfortable cars I've owned were an '87 Corolla and a '90 Civic. Both had enough headroom for me, nice supportive seat bolsters, and I could put the seat back so far I couldn't reach the pedals. OTOH, some SUVs I've been in sacrifice legroom to allow for third-row seating. Don't assume that small cars have small intereiors and/or big cars and SUVs have large interiors!
  • Escalades are best for tall people. I'm 6'11" and an escalade is perfect. Better than any other SUV besides a Ford Exursion, or Lincoln Navigator
  • Move away from cars and get your self a old yellow school bus then u can fit all your friends in as well
  • Convertibles !!!!!!!!
  • There's not actually an easy answer for this. It may be generally so that large cars have more room, but you can't count on it. And some small cars are intelligently laid out to fit a surprising range of driver dimensions. It will depend on whether you're long-legged, long-armed, long-torsoed. You'll probably want to study several good ratings and reviews, like Consumer Reports, for example, who check for driving position and driver adjustments, and will sometimes even suggest an upper limit for driver height. You might find that you need certain features, say six-way power seats, adjustable pedals, tilt-telescope steering wheel, etc. I'd say, start by deciding what type or class of car you want/need, along with price range, and then research to see which models meeting those criteria are noted for accomodating drivers your size.
  • It all depends on the car model. My husband , who is six foot one, was most comfortable for headroom in his Geo Metro, a micro car made by Suzuki for GM. This was better for him than many other larger cars. Don't just assume that larger cars have more headroom - the distance between seat level and ceiling level is what you are looking for.
  • My husband is 6'1" tall, he fits very comfortably in our Matrix, our Ranger accesscab, my mother's Corolla, but he had no legroom in the Tacoma double-cab, which is what we wanted to buy next. I do not like SUVs or minivans, and we need a 4-wheel drive vehicle with cargo capacity, and we prefer Toyota (Tundra is too big) or maybe another Japanese pickup. Any ideas? We cn't afford a Swedish or German car, and they probab'y don't have pickups anyway! :-)
  • I drive a 2000 toyota solara 2 dr.. i am 6 ft. 5. in. and weight 250 lbs. i am very comfortable in my solara. the drivers electric back seat lays flat and i have even slept in my solara. plenty of leg and head room. i believe toyota built this car with me in mind. p.s. the gas mileage is great 29 mpg in town and 31 on the highway. end
  • I had an interesting car buying experience years ago. A friend had a FIAT 124 Coupe. I loved the car and wanted it. He offered to sell it to me. He was short and I have long legs. I adjusted the seat for a test drive but it was cramped. I wanted it any way. I extended the seat back as far as it would go. After a year I was tired of leaning forward to reach the steering wheel while able to extend my legs to the pedals. I have found that a sedan with a sunroof that has the shade pulled back gives added headroom.
  • Does best suited mean most comfortable? if so, here is a fabulous automobile for tall people. its the toyota camry solara, 2 door. i am 6ft. 5in. and weigh 245. the solara has an abundance of leg and head room. the front seats lay flat back and is very comfortable to fall asleep, if one desires. toyota must have had me in mind, when they designed this vehicle. go see for yourself!
  • I am 6'8 and drive an H2 for a work vehicle. Belive it or not the headroom is terrible in the H2. I am totally cramped up and unhappy driving it- neck pain, back pain. The vehicle looks so high, but it is squatty at the top. Not good for tall people.
  • I am 6'8 and drive an H2 for a work vehicle. Belive it or not the headroom is terrible in the H2. I am totally cramped up and unhappy driving it- neck pain, back pain. The vehicle looks so high, but it is squatty at the top. Not good for tall people.
  • The Nissan Versa was suited for especailly tall people.
  • Volkswagon Bug or a Chevy Malibu
  • Mostly large SUV's - I had plenty of room in my parents old '86 Suburban (I'm 6'8). I fit OK in my Buick Park Avenue and now in my Isuzu Trooper.
  • Flintstone's car. no floor=lots of leg room.
  • Surprised no one's mentioned this yet: A convertible. Unlimited headroom :) If you want a roof though I'd recommend a vehicle with a high roof and lots of legroom. A good example is an Acadia. High roof, decent fuel economy, loads of legroom. Another one would be the camry. I'm 6'4" and fit in a 2007 camry just fine.
  • Im 6`9(for some reason still growing at 35yrs old) and drive a 89 corvette.It was fine up until recently,now im looking for more leg room.I once sat in a 2000Grand Prix Gt and almost had my legs fully extended.Im looking for something newer than that,but note looking for a rolling house payment either.
  • I would have to say that my 2005 Magnum RT AWD is plenty big for myself (6'3" 230 lbs) and my Wife (6'3" 165 lbs). I can even sit behind my wife when she's driving and not feel cramped. The cargo isn't exactly pickup or suv spacious, but with only 2 people in the car, I have had a 50 Gallon water heater, in it's box, in the back. For those that are worried about the rear wheel drive, just get the AWD version. Very easy to handle in snow and I have done so for the last 2 years. Not to mention that the RT has plenty of get up and go if you are into speed, but need a full size. Otherwise, just buy the SXT and get better gas mileage.
  • a toyota megacruiser
  • I'm 6'4", my problem is "thigh-room" where my knee is pinned between the steering wheel and the center console area. I have very long longs, headroom is not a problem at all. If the car doesnt have a telescopic steering wheel i'm screwed. So far the best cars i have fit in have been the nissan altima and the chevy impala. I was hoping to get into something like a matrix, vibe, caliber, etc, something with a hatch. That would have been perfect for my hockey gear and frequent road trips. But I cant fit into anything. One of the worst cars I've sat in was the toyota prius. Pretty much, if the car is asian made, I aint fitting, except for the altima. Does anyone else out there have the "thigh-room" issue like me?
  • Full Size Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marques, (USED) Lexus LS, or a BMW 7-series. I can vouch for the BMW 7-series, the available leg room is phenomenal and the handling is amazing.
  • I'm 6'-9" tall. My inseam's about 32-33", depending on the cut of the pants, and arm-length about 40". When we look for cars, I have to ... "try them on". SOME vehicles mash my leg between the door and the steering wheel. SOME I have problems with the dashboard (coming shortly). SOME I just don't fit in. I understand your need for reclining seats and tilt-wheel. The tilt-wheel makes it MUCH easier to get in and out, and the reclining seat, even one or two notches, gives you MUCH more KNEE room. A number of years ago we went out and did just that. Large cars like Lincolns, amazingly didn't fit. Not because of legroom, per say, but because the dashboard came down too low, and my shin would be directly against the corner of it to reach the pedals. I also tried on a model of a car I'd tried the year before. I didn't fit. The salesman and I wife said I should, but I REALLY didn't (my knee was against the dashboard this year.) After about 1/2 hour of friendly arguing, the salesman went back inside to check the inside measurements. It had changed by ONE INCH, and I KNEW IT. That year, I drove a Hyundai (I fit and could drive, but it felt like driving a go-cart), and a Yugo (which I fit in well, but we didn't like the construction). We ended up with a Citation that year. A couple of years later, we went through the same "try on" period (it's damn TIRING!), and ended up buying a couple of Dodge Shadows. When I finally traded the Shadaow in, I got an Explorer, and, trading that in got a Gran Voyager (our kids were getting bigger, and we needed the room). My 5'-1" wife now drives that one to and from work. We got a 2003 Town-and-Country that fit well, but a bit tight. When they made mods, adding a lift for my scooter, and hand-controls, they also shifted the seat about 2" back. (If they do that for you, make sure they plug the original holes in the floorboard. One of my first cars was done that way without waterproofing those holes, and THEY rusted out!) When my wife drive the T&C, she moves the seat all the way to the front. When I drive, it's all the way to the back. (VERY hard to get in when SHE was last to drive it! ;-) ) Good luck! I know how hard it is to HAVE to "try on" cars. (Vans or SUVs are best fits for me. Some Pickups may have room, too.)
  • a yaris verso. it's an mpv version of a yaris. the downside is it's very rare.
  • 4x4 or people carrier.
  • http://www.tallclub.co.uk/reviews/index.asp Try this site.
  • I got a used crown victoria from my Dad for my wedding. I'm 6'9" with a 36" inseam and 40" arms. Anyway, I actually found myself moving the seat up in order to fit. Excellent car, loved it. Sold it and am now looking for one with better gas mileage which will also fit a tall person. I'll try the VW bug and the Chevy malibu. Any other suggesitons?
  • hey seriously, I am after a suv crossover of sorts that has some good leg room for driver. drove a 2007 santa fe last night, great vehicle, but had the seat pulled back as far as poss, still not enough, my leg was still bent at the knee at the gas peddle. any suggestion besides cutting my legs off?
  • Im 6-1 and my porsche 911 is good with leg room
  • hmmm...convertibles?
  • Certainly not a Ford Taurus. I'm 5'10 and drive one. Pretty soon I'm gonna wear a lump in the roof from where my head goes.
  • A range rover or a lancer :)
  • dodge sirit
  • dodge spirit
  • I'm 6'5" and as far as sports cars go...the only comfortable one I've found is the Nissan 350Z. I can't fit many others. Trucks are always good. The Ford F-250 is a beast and fun to drive.
  • It doesnt matter the size car, as long as you dont have a problem moving around, the only thing that matters is that the seat goes back far enough!!! I thank Mercedes for making that possible (and the seat also goes down makes it easier)
  • Convertables

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