OT: Why are cars getting bigger?

Paul Stenquist pnstenquist at comcast.net
Tue Sep 29 17:51:10 EDT 2020


Suburbans are probably about the same size, somewhat heavier but much more fuel efficient. But they’re outside the norm. Chevy Equinox, a compact vehicle with quite a bit of interior space, is far and away GM’s best selling SUV.

Paul

> On Sep 29, 2020, at 5:45 PM, Larry Colen <lrc at red4est.com> wrote:
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>> On Sep 29, 2020, at 2:39 PM, Paul Stenquist <pnstenquist at comcast.net> wrote:
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>> A load of crap from a know-nothing. The old Ranger was a compact truck. The new one is a midsize. And cars have disappeared. But SUVs have become more compact.
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> Interesting, I wonder what the difference in size and weight is between 1960, 1990 and 2020 Suburbans.
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>> Paul
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>>>> On Sep 29, 2020, at 5:06 PM, Daniel J. Matyola <danmatyola at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> https://digg.com/video/the-unexpected-reason-cars-keep-getting-bigger
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