Tag: boxy car

By on March 19, 2012

TTAC commentator Philosphil writes:

Hello everyone,

I’m looking to replace my 03 Jetta wagon soon and have test-driven many vehicles. I have periodic back issues and so want a vehicle that has easy ingress and egress (so that ideally I neither have to climb up nor drop down when entering or exiting the vehicle). I’m about 6’, but have a relatively long upper body. I’m also looking for something in the $17,000-$20,000 range (Cdn, or about about $15,000-$18,000 US). Of the cars I’ve tested so far, the ones that seem best suited to my needs are the boxes (to my wife’s dismay–they tend to have the largest opening between the driver’s seat and the top of the door sill). I would also like to keep this car (and actually like it as well) for 8-10 years. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • FreedMike: “But you are deflecting. We have had state and world governments commit to banning ICE vehicles (30...
  • FreedMike: @Thomas: I appreciate the perspective of someone outside the U.S., but I’m speaking to the realities...
  • 285exp: He’s right that the filibuster is an excellent way to make sure nothing gets done, and that’s a feature, not...
  • mcs: “Call me when climate change is a real problem. Then we’ll talk.” Regardless of what’s causing...
  • Master Baiter: “Call me when you REALLY can’t buy a gas powered car. Then we’ll talk.” Call me when...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Jo Borras
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber