How Wide Is the Average Car?


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An average large sedan is about 6 1/4 feet wide, while the average height is slightly less than 5 feet. A sedan's length averages just more than 17 feet. The typical weight is more than 4,300 pounds.

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How Wide Is the Average Car?
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In general, the length, height, weight and width of vehicles has been increasing since 1990. The width of a compact sedan is about 5 3/4 feet, while a mid-size version is nearly 6 feet. A large sports utility vehicle measures 6 1/2 feet across. A mid-size SUV is a bit more than 6 feet wide, and a compact style is just under 6 feet in width.

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