These are the best and the worst cars for drivers big and small
Consumer Reports has produced a list of the best and least suitable cars for large and small drivers. If you fall into either camp, you might want to keep reading.
To analyze whether a vehicle is good for a tall or short driver, or both, Consumer Reports vehicles tested for seating comfort, driving position, entry and exit, and outward view. His testers ranged from 5’1 “to 6’2”.
Starting with the great drivers, the top 10 cars were the BMW 7 Series, Porsche Cayenne, BMW X7, Audi Q7, Honda Pilot, Genesis G90, Volvo XC90, BMW X5, Audi A8 and Land Rover Range Rover. As for the 10 worst cars for tall drivers, they included the Mazda MX-5 Miata (no surprise there), Toyota Tacoma, Toyota Supra, Porsche 918 Spyder, Jeep Gladiator, Chevrolet Bolt, the Hyundai Veloster, the Polestar 2, the Jeep Wrangler and Honda Insight.
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If you are a short driver, some vehicles will suit you better than others. These include Subaru Forester, BMW 7 Series, Lexus ES, Volvo XC90, Subaru Outback, BMW X5, Lexus RX L, Volkswagen Tiguan, Honda Odyssey and the BMW X3. Bad choices for short people include Mazda MX-5, Jeep Wrangler, Chevrolet Camaro, Toyota Tacoma, Jeep Gladiator, Mitsubishi Mirage, Chevrolet Colorado / GMC Canyon, Jeep Renegade, Ford F -150 and the Nissan Titan.
Talk with Fox NewsConsumer Reports’ Mike Quincy said that many vehicles that are not suitable for tall or short drivers do not have proper seat adjustment. In addition, it was difficult to get into many trucks, even when they had available running boards.