When you are above the average height, it can be difficult to drive some cars because you simply don’t fit in.
Fortunately, there are some cars with enough headroom suitable for tall folks.
In this article, we have put together some popular electric cars with high ceilings alongside their prices and measurements.
1. Kia e-Niro
The Kia e-Niro is an affordable electric SUV car that provides quality comfort to passengers. It sits 5 passengers conveniently and has good visibility because of its elevated stance.
Data from the Kelley Blue Book shows that the Kia Niro EV has a base price of $39,990 for the EX trim and $44,650 for the EX and EX Premium trims, respectively.
The Niro has a spacious cabin for passengers and high ceilings that can accommodate tall folks even in the back seats.
It has a length of 172.2 inches, a width of 71.1 inches, and a height of 61.8 inches. It also has a 40.1-inch front headroom, and 41.7-inch front legroom, while the rear has 37.7-inches of headroom and 36.0-inches of legroom, according to Kia.com.
The seats feature standard cloth upholstery. Other features include adjustable driver seats, heated steering wheels, and ventilated front and rear seats. It is also recorded that the Kia Niro conveniently beats its competitors like the Hyundai Kona Electric regarding its spacious cabin and headroom.
2. Tesla Model S
The Model S got a remarkable rating for its attractive interior, however, some individuals complained about its outdated styling and materials. But, our focus is majorly on the headroom.
The Model S sits 5 passengers. It has a roomy interior and an impressive headroom and legroom. There are hardly any complaints about its headroom, especially for the front seats, as they have enough space and cushioning. The rear seats are also decent and can accommodate full-sized adults.
It has a length of 197.7 inches, a width of 78.2 inches excluding the side mirrors, and a height of 56.3 inches. For the front seats, it has 39.7 headroom and 42.4 legroom, while for the rear seats; it has 38.1 inches of headroom and 35.5 inches of legroom according to caranddriver.
It also offers good visibility, and the seats have ample support. The seats come with standard synthetic leather, heated front seats, and a heated steering wheel. According to U.S. News, the base model of the Model S starts at a whopping $94,990.
3. Volkswagen e-up
E-up is another remarkable hatchback model that offers high ceilings to its passengers. Although they look relatively small on the outside and wouldn’t be considered a family car, they’re much bigger than you expect and can accommodate 4 adults conveniently.
The e-up has a length of 141.7 inches, a height of 58.7 inches, and a width of 64.8 inches, excluding the mirrors. For the front seats, it has a headroom of 39.1 inches and 39.7 inches for the legroom. In the rear seats, it has a headroom of 37.3 inches and 31.2 inches for the legroom.
Thanks to their tall ceilings, they have a decent headroom and legroom. Another luxury is the high and large windows that enhance visibility. The e-up has a standard heated front seat as its feature. The car isn’t available in the US but has a starting price of $30,575 in Germany.
4. Mercedes Benz EQS
The new electric EQS is a fine make of luxurious interior and extensive comfort features. It sits 5 passengers as standard and has a high headroom and legroom suitable for tall people.
The EQs have a length of 201.8 inches, a width of 77.1inches, and a height of 67.6 inches. For the front seats, it has a headroom of 40.4 inches and 41.7 inches of legroom while the second seat has a 38.0 inches headroom.
Added to its luxury are some comfortable seat features. They include standard leather upholstery and ventilated seats. Other available features include a heated steering wheel, adjustable heated rear seats, and ventilated rear seats. $102,310 is the starting price of this luxury EV.
5. BMW i3
The i3 is a passenger-friendly car with lots of space for four adults to sit comfortably. Its front seats are large and cushioned with enough head and legroom, even for tall passengers.
The rear seats also have a decent roof line, although some individuals claimed that the rear leg room could be tight for very tall passengers. Overall, the BMW i3 is a great pick for adult-sized passengers. It features front heated seats and cloth upholstery. Other available options include synthetic leather upholstery.
The total volume of the i3 is 84 cubic feet. It has a length of 158.1 inches, a width of 70.5 inches, excluding the mirrors, and a height of 62.6 inches. For the front seats, it has a headroom of 39.6 inches, and a legroom of 40.5 inches, while in the rear, it has a headroom of 37.2 inches and a legroom of 31.9 inches. The car starts at $44,450, according to U.S. News.
6. Ford Focus Electric
The floor price of this model starts at $29, 995 according to caranddriver. It has a high roofline for both the front and rear seats. The seats are properly cushioned and supported to give a convenient stance.
However, some individuals criticized its rear legroom as it was a bit cramped and uncomfortable, especially on long journeys.
This vehicle sits 5 passengers conveniently and even the center seats provide a decent headroom. Its seats feature standard cloth upholstery and heated front seats. Other available options include power-adjustable front seats and leather upholstery.
The Ford Focus has a length of 172.9 inches, a width of 71.8 inches excluding the mirrors, and a height of 58.2 inches. For the front seats, it has a headroom of 38.3 inches and a legroom of 41.9 inches. The rear seats have a headroom of 37.9 inches and a legroom of 33.2 inches.
7. Kia Soul Ev
The Kia Soul EV is another impressive, spacious car. The floor price of this car starts at $34,945 according to caranddriver.com. Because of its body design and high ceilings, it offers ample head and legroom in whatever seat you are in. Tall passengers above 6ft do not have any issue with the headroom of the Kia Soul even on long journeys.
The Soul EV sits 5 passengers, however; we recommend sitting in twos, especially with full-sized adults for better convenience.
Its seats are adequately cushioned and supported to offer more comfort. It also comes with standard cloth upholstery and a manually adjustable driver’s seat. Other upgrades include heated front seats, leather upholstery, and power-adjustable driver seats.
The Kia Soul EV has a length of 163 inches, a width of 70.9 inches excluding the mirrors, and a height of 63 inches. The front seats have a headroom of 39.6 inches and a leg room of 40.9 inches, while the rear seats have a headroom of 39.5 inches and a legroom of 36 inches.
Benefits of Cars With High Ceilings
Here are some benefits of cars with high ceilings:
More Comfort and Space
Cars with tall roof lines often make the cabin spacious and supported. Additionally, cars with enough headroom also have decent cargo space to carry luggage, especially if they come in a hatchback model.
Good Visibility and Easy Entry
Another benefit of getting a car with high ceilings is the great visibility they offer. Some of the vehicle’s seats are elevated to give the driver more view, while some of them have large windows at their sides. They also have large doors to allow easy exit and entry, even for taller passengers.