Best 2013 SUVs For Tall PeopleFriday, February 22nd, 2013
If you are a tall driver or passenger riding in an SUV, you don’t want your head grazing the head liner nor have your legs scrunched so that you have to bring your knees too far up. Seat comfort and travel, along with adjustability, forward outward visibility, accessibility of controls – all are critically important factors for comfortable and safe driving and riding.
Choosing the best 2013 SUVs for tall people, then, is dependent upon the best ergonomics inside the cabin, as well as standard or optional features designed with tall people in mind. The following eight 2013 SUVs may very well fit the bill:
headroom and 42.3 inches of legroom. In the second row, passengers have 39.4 inches of headroom and 41.7 inches of legroom. Third-row passengers have 30.7 inches of legroom. Road & Track says of the larger Pathfinder, “Nissan has put the added inches to good use in the roomy interior, whose middle row seats adjust fore and aft by as much as 5.5 inches, with third-row seat access that doesn’t require contortions.”
2013 Edmunds observes, “…the 2013 Ford Flex is the rare crossover [SUV] that allows 6-footers to comfortably fit in (and reach) all three rows.” Headroom and legroom for the front row is 41.8 and 40.8 inches, respectively. In the second row, passengers have 40.5 inches of headroom and an extremely generous– As
44.3 inches of legroom. The third row of the seven-passenger Flex has 33.3 inches of legroom.
can comfortably sit in the rear seats. Headroom in the front and rear is 41.6/40.4 inches, respectively. Front/rear legroom is 43.1/38.0 inches.
headroom and legroom, respectively. Kelley Blue Book notes that the Equinox has an “edge in passenger comfort, especially in the rear, where the bench seat can move several inches fore and aft to create more legroom.”
2013 Consumer Guide, has a second row that “provides more than adequate legroom for six-footers, though headroom is limited for anyone much taller. The 3rd row seat is sized for kids only, though the sliding 2nd-row seat can increase legroom– The midsize 2013 Dodge Journey crossover SUV has, in the words of
somewhat. The available [built-in] booster seats are a boon for families with children who have outgrown their car seats…” Front/middle/rear seat headroom is 40.8/39.2/32.7 inches, while legroom is 40.8/36.1/23.4 inches, respectively.
inches of legroom. Kelley Blue Book comments: “The 2013 Buick Enclave SUV features slide-and-fold second-row seats that can be operated with one hand, clearing a wide path to the third-row seat.”
front/middle/rear is 39.2/39.2/36.6 inches. Legroom in the respective rows is 41.3/37.6/31.3 inches.
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