What Cars Are Suited for a Short Person?


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The Subaru Forrester, Lincoln MTK, Honda Accord, Lexus ES and Acura MDX are the most suitable 2014 cars for short people. The cockpit arrangement, adjustable seat and visibility from the driver’s seat are some of the factors used to classify cars.

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Good visibility and seat comfort are the most significant factors for short people choosing cars. Other important considerations include adjustable pedals and steering wheels with telescoping capabilities. All these attributes let shorter drivers pilot their cars in comfort and safety. Visibility is influenced by the position of the driver's seat and the shape, size and position of car’s greenhouse, which consists of the windshield, rear and side windows, and dividing pillars.

The Subaru Forrester sports a huge greenhouse and a tall seating position for excellent road visibility while providing easy access to brake and gas pedals. The Lincoln MKT features a box shape for excellent all-around visibility, a height-adjustable driver’s seat and adjustable pedals. The Honda Accord boasts large side windows and a big windshield. The Lexus ES comes equipped with adjustable pedals, telescoping steering wheels and adjustable driver’s seat. The Acura MDX features a broad greenhouse and a 10-way adjustable driver’s seat, and its overall height has shrunk by 1.5 inches.

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