When you are taller than the average person, finding a compact SUV that allows you to have plenty of head room can be challenging. Upgrading to a larger SUV like a Ford Expedition or a Chevrolet Tahoe can be costly and will cost more in fuel expenses.
Here are five of the best small SUVs to consider for taller drivers.
The Honda CR-V has been redesigned for individuals needing more leg room. Choose the CR-V LX model as it does not have a sunroof. The sunroof actually takes 2-3 inches away from the head space inside the car.
A great SUV to consider is the Jeep Wrangler. It has a soft top that you can remove, allowing for additional head space. The Jeep Wrangler is an SUV that already has additional space for your knees. If you want to have even more space, take the doors off as well!
The Terrain (the sister vehicle to the Chevrolet Equinox) not only comes with extra head space, it includes a number of great features. It includes 40.9 inches of head room and 40.2 inches of leg room for tall drivers. Behind the drivers, there is 39.9 inches of leg room, allowing 6-foot, 5-inch adults to comfortably sit in the back of the SUV.
For individuals seeking an SUV with a sleek design, consider the Rogue. It provides plenty of legroom in the first and second rows, which is ideal for taller drivers. There is 41.6 inches of head space available for taller drivers.
Another great smaller SUV for taller drivers is the Ford Flex. This smaller SUV allows provides 39.9 inches of front head room with 43.1 inches of leg room up front.
Our picks for 2014 best compact SUVs for taller drivers can help the more vertical among us shop smarter and arrive to their destination in greater comfort.