Plus Size Cars: Size-Friendly Pre-Owned Vehicles – Manufacturers I-O

Finding Comfortable Plus Size Cars

This table shows the features of pre-owned vehicles and evaluations of various size dimensions of importance to buyers looking for plus size cars.

Car Make & Model2003 Front SeatOverall2002 Front SeatOverall2001 Front SeatOverall2000 Front SeatOverall
Infiniti G20Very RoomyAverageAverageCrampedAverageCrampedAverageCramped
Infiniti I35Very RoomyRoomyVery RoomyAverage
Infiniti Q45RoomyAverageVery RoomyRoomyAverageAverageAverageAverage
Infiniti QX4AverageAverageAverageCrampedAverageCrampedAverageCramped
Isuzu AscenderVery RoomyVery Cramped
Isuzu AxiomRoomyVery CrampedAverage
Isuzu Rodeo Sport / RodeoAverageVery CrampedAverageAverageAverage
Isuzu TrooperCrampedCramped
Jeep Grand CherokeeAverageVery CrampedAverageAverageAverage
Jeep LibertyAverageAverageAverage
Jeep WranglerRoomyCrampedRoomyRoomyRoomy
Kia OptimaRoomyAverage
Kia RioRoomyCrampedRoomyCrampedRoomyCramped
Kia SedonaCrampedVery RoomyCrampedVery Roomy
Kia SorentoRoomyVery Roomy
Kia SpectraRoomyAverageRoomyCrampedRoomyCramped
Kia SportageVery RoomyVery RoomyVery RoomyVery RoomyVery RoomyVery Roomy
Land RoverRoomyVery CrampedRoomyVery CrampedVery Cramped
Discovery 
Land RoverAverageCrampedCramped
Freelander
Land RoverVery CrampedVery CrampedCrampedCrampedCramped
Range Rover
Lexus ES300CrampedAverageCrampedCrampedAverageCrampedAverageCramped
Lexus GS300/430Very RoomyAverageVery RoomyAverageVery RoomyAverageVery RoomyAverage
Lexus IS300AverageCrampedAverageCrampedAverageCramped
Lexus LS430Very RoomyRoomyVery RoomyRoomyVery RoomyRoomyRoomyRoomy
Lexus LX470AverageVery CrampedAverageAverageAverage
Lexus RX300CrampedVery RoomyCrampedVery RoomyCrampedRoomyCrampedVery Roomy
Lincoln AviatorRoomyVery Cramped
Lincoln BlackwoodVery Cramped
Lincoln ContinentalAverageAverageAverageAverageAverageRoomy
Lincoln LSVery RoomyRoomyVery RoomyRoomyVery RoomyRoomyVery RoomyVery Roomy
Lincoln NavigatorCrampedVery CrampedCrampedCrampedCramped
Lincoln Town CarVery RoomyRoomyAverageRoomyAverageRoomyAverageRoomy
Mazda 626AverageAverageRoomyAverageRoomyAverageRoomyAverage
Mazda MiataVery CrampedVery CrampedCrampedCrampedCramped
(MX-5 for 2003)
Mazda MilleniaRoomyCrampedRoomyCrampedRoomyCramped
Mazda MPVAverageVery RoomyAverageAverageAverage
Mazda ProtegeAverageCrampedAverageCrampedAverageCrampedAverageCramped
Mazda TributeVery RoomyAverageRoomyAverageRoomyAverage
Mazda TruckVery RoomyVery RoomyVery Roomy
Mercedes-BenzCrampedVery CrampedAverageVery CrampedCrampedCrampedVery CrampedCramped
C-Class
Mercedes-BenzVery CrampedAverageVery CrampedAverageVery CrampedAverageVery CrampedAverage
E-Class
Mercedes-BenzAverageCrampedCrampedCrampedCramped
M-Class
Mercedes-Benz S-ClassVery CrampedRoomy
Mercury CougarCrampedVery CrampedCrampedCrampedCrampedVery Cramped
Mercury Grand MarquisAverageVery RoomyAverage RoomyAverageRoomyAverageRoomy
Mercury MarauderAverageRoomy
Mercury MountaineerRoomyVery CrampedRoomyRoomyRoomy
Mercury SableRoomyRoomyRoomyRoomyRoomyRoomyRoomyRoomy
Mercury VillagerVery CrampedVery CrampedVery Cramped
Mini CooperCrampedVery Cramped
Mitsubishi DiamanteAverageRoomyRoomyRoomyRoomyAverageRoomyAverage
Mistubishi EclipseCrampedVery CrampedCrampedAverageCrampedVery CrampedCrampedVery Cramped
Mitsubishi GalantVery RoomyRoomyVery RoomyRoomyVery RoomyAverageVery RoomyAverage
Mitsubishi LancerRoomyCrampedRoomyRoomy
Mitsubishi MirageAverageAverageAverageCrampedAverageVery Cramped
Mitsubishi OutlanderAverageAverage
Mitsubishi Sport / MonteroAverageCrampedVery RoomyRoomyVery RoomyRoomyAverageVery Roomy
Nissan 350ZCrampedVery Cramped
Nissan AltimaVery RoomyRoomyVery RoomyLargeAverageCrampedAverageCramped
Nissan FrontierCrampedVery CrampedVery CrampedCrampedCramped
Nissan MaximaVery RoomyRoomyVery RoomyAverageVery RoomyRoomyVery RoomyRoomy
Nissan MuranoVery RoomyRoomy
Nissan PathfinderAverageVery RoomyAverageCrampedAverageCrampedAverageCramped
Nissan QuestVery CrampedVery RoomyVery CrampedVery RoomyVery CrampedVery Roomy
Nissan SentraAverageCrampedAverageCrampedAverageCrampedAverageCramped
Nissan XterraCrampedVery CrampedCrampedCrampedCrampedVery Cramped
Oldsmobile AleroCrampedCrampedCrampedCrampedCrampedCrampedCrampedCramped
Oldsmobile AuroraAverageRoomyAverageRoomyAverageRoomy
Oldsmobile BravadaVery RoomyVery CrampedVery RoomyVery CrampedRoomyRoomy
Oldsmobile IntrigueAverageVery RoomyAverageRoomyAverage
Oldsmobile Silhouette Very CrampedAverageVery CrampedCrampedCramped

GrandStyle also has great info on what features to look for in plus size cars in the article size-friendly car features.

Editor’s Note: The information provided in this chart and the other charts here on GrandStyle was compiled by Judy Sullivan, the author of the well-researched resource and size acceptance book Size Wise. We are reprinting the information on the older models with her approval. For information on the newest models, spend a little time at the library researching car measurements from sources such as the annual auto issue of Consumer Reports magazine. Another great source for internal car measurements is Jack Gillis’ annual research book, The Car Book 2016.