Are Cars Going To Keep Getting Bigger?

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Did you know that the Mini Cooper is a full three feet longer than it was when it first came out? Cars are getting bigger every year, and it's not just compact cars, EVERY type of car is getting buff. But why? Join Nolan as we explore the cultural, technological and safety factors that are making cars bigger, and figure out: how big are are they going to get?
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Ryan Rexer
Ryan Rexer 11 orë më parë
Small engines don’t last on big cars, listen to Scotty and spend the extra on the v8
Dangic23 2 ditë më parë
Cars are getting bigger because Americans are getting bigger.
Sookle's World
Sookle's World 2 ditë më parë
These ads are beyond a joke now, when will we stand together and fight for what's actually right
HenryThe2ndAnimator !
HenryThe2ndAnimator ! 2 ditë më parë
The world is getting bigger. That's the problem.
Jason Abbott
Jason Abbott 2 ditë më parë
They have to fit all that extra safety crap in there somewhere.
Yoon H. Kim
Yoon H. Kim 4 ditë më parë
Actually, I was gonna say that babyfats here is quite a cutey but his own self beat me to it.
Jake Shumway
Jake Shumway 4 ditë më parë
No because you can't make cars bigger than the planet
Matt Adams
Matt Adams 4 ditë më parë
Man, huge SUIVs are the worst. I drive a sedan. Nothing compact - a 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in. Trying to turn out of an intersection, pull out of a parking spot, or even just see traffic lights and signs is harder when there's a land yacht in the way. And, they barely fit in parking spots anymore, so these suburban tanks make it harder to navigate around parking lots, too. I've seen so many recent Suburbans (and big-ass trucks, for that matter) double parking because they just don't fit in parallel parking spots anymore. Even worse, I've seen a few start taking to quad parking because they're both too wide and too long for spots. Quad parking isn't just for the jerk who just got their $200k supercar detailed - now it's for the land yacht too.
Ian 4 ditë më parë
So what you’re saying is that every reason for cars getting bigger is every reason that I hate new vehicles.
Dan Cooper
Dan Cooper 5 ditë më parë
I absolutely hate how big the Jeep Wrangler has gotten. Give me a CJ-5 or a CJ-7 any day of the week.
Xbox 360
Xbox 360 5 ditë më parë
Bmw will just be a grill
Nice A
Nice A 5 ditë më parë
with Green-New-Deal-Joe promises to phase out fracking, good luck with gas price staying low
Aidan Morgan
Aidan Morgan 6 ditë më parë
We need more little cars powered by big engines
Michelle Berry
Michelle Berry 7 ditë më parë
Yep, keeping my S10 and astro as long as immortally possible. Unless someone comes out with the "lips under the steering wheel" option seeing as everything is way too god damn expensive.
ahhchoo 7 ditë më parë
This is the problem with American manufacturers and Americans who buy larger than needed vehicles. They buy them when gas prices are low and bitches about feeding their family when prices go high. It's as if they didn't live through high gas prices before and it'll never happen again.
Warren Gans
Warren Gans 7 ditë më parë
Ford Bantam, Corsa lite.... there a bunch of cool small trucks in the real world, its just that the Land of the Free don't want them. Regards from South Africa!
ibs225 7 ditë më parë
Chinese don't accept 3cylinder motor AT ALL. GM and FORD realeased 3cylinder cars in China and voila Ford/buick/chevy is dying bcaz they use 3banger engines.
Zhengjiani Lord Guardian of Prosperity
Zhengjiani Lord Guardian of Prosperity 7 ditë më parë
That E30 M3! 😍
Connor Learmonth
Connor Learmonth 8 ditë më parë
You want a real compact truck? Import a kei truck from japan
OfficialEpic222 8 ditë më parë
Will BMW’s grille keep getting bigger?
Jorge Salinas
Jorge Salinas 8 ditë më parë
Sack tap*
Garrett Bischoff
Garrett Bischoff 8 ditë më parë
It'll plateu at some point and when the overpopulation surge hits they'll start making them smaller.
Titan Batdorf
Titan Batdorf 8 ditë më parë
American cars of the 70s: am i a joke to you
The Drümünkey
The Drümünkey 8 ditë më parë
tl;dr - Auto maker lobbyists...
Z-Trip 8 ditë më parë
I hate SUVs with a passion.
Kurt Appley
Kurt Appley 10 ditë më parë
Man, do I agree with you! I've used up 4 Datsun 620 pickup's and still have a very nice one that would sell for a high enough price that I ought to sell it. Can't really stand the idea of using it up. Those pickup's would haul 99% of anything hauled by the "obscene" pickup's on the road today. I now have the last "standard" cab Toyota Tacoma made of reasonable size. A 2011. Its a clumsy behemoth compared to what we used to buy but tiny compared to what is being offered now.
dilophosaurus132 YT
dilophosaurus132 YT 10 ditë më parë
Damn, is the new MR2 gonna be so big it's no longer what it was originally built for? If they end up making it, of course.
Reuben Sandwich
Reuben Sandwich 11 ditë më parë
The 2021 Expedition would just be a tank.
I love Mr and Mrs Big Car
I love Mr and Mrs Big Car 11 ditë më parë
That’s why the only BMW I will buy is a 3 or 5 series only really good looking cars they make as well as the M3 and M5 and X3 which I think is the best in its class
Saint Fifty One
Saint Fifty One 11 ditë më parë
Why lots of restrictions on small vehicles?:
Brady Anastasia
Brady Anastasia 11 ditë më parë
I drive a 2010 civic and when I look at the newer civics they look so much bigger than mine.
Arjun Singh
Arjun Singh 11 ditë më parë
Am I the only one who thought that Manscaped was something Yammie Noob made up ?
Ashton Greig
Ashton Greig 12 ditë më parë
Why don’t they just make tiny versions of the big trucks they would look so cool! Today’s “compact” trucks are ugly.
Michael Bergantzel
Michael Bergantzel 12 ditë më parë
Hint: mfrs make bigger cars cuz people buy them.
scottthewaterwarrior 13 ditë më parë
I'm a little worried what is going to happen when the SUV bubble in the US bursts again. American manufacturers have actually discontinued nearly all their normal cars, if fuel prices suddenly go up, they are screwed!
A Balakrishnan
A Balakrishnan 13 ditë më parë
Manufacturers: Safety, Fuel Economy, all this other crap forces us to make the car bigger Mazda: *cough miata cough cough miata*
The RockBiter
The RockBiter 14 ditë më parë
Michael Renn
Michael Renn 14 ditë më parë
Lol konnisegg and there 600 hp 3 banger
Samuel Kim
Samuel Kim 14 ditë më parë
for all those americans who says their gas prices are expensive (dont get offended), other countries pay half- 2 times more than the U.S gas price and i find the U.S usually pay half of the price of most other countries' gas price. correct me if im wrong
Tyrone M
Tyrone M 14 ditë më parë
I wonder if ac dc going to sing that big balls again...🤔🤔🤔
Nunya Business
Nunya Business 15 ditë më parë
Climate change? Moron
Aaron Schwarz
Aaron Schwarz 16 ditë më parë
Amen for a compact truck! Import Suzuki or Daihatsu hijet // work truck with 600cc motorcycle engine made by Toyota ^^
Aaron Schwarz
Aaron Schwarz 16 ditë më parë
Bigger sucks Poor handling More aero drag lame Worse acceleration per unit of engine power Tip over more easily Poor center of gravity Poor weight distribution Poor braking performance Increase mass Lower Fuel Economy High fuel consumption Higher operating costs Higher insurances costs Higher tire costs More brake wear Poor neuro-cognitive sense of speed, less fun at lower speeds ((see your recent video, or the adage riding a slow bike fast more fun that riding a fast bike slow)) // More costs & less fun Almost always just 1 person, the driver Waste & excess Does not fit in garages in houses made in the 1980s & previously when vehicles were much smaller, less long etc Higher emissions or in an electric EV lower efficiency or fewer miles per kWh or higher energy consumption
Inquiry 16 ditë më parë
I died at “Taco bell proximity sensors” 😂
DjJtown 16 ditë më parë
He's absolutely right about the size/mpg loophole. But there are 2 other reasons that go hand in hand in hand...?...with that. 1. The cost of insurance. It's more expensive to insure a small car (commuter) for 4 reasons which I was told this my my insurance agent who's the regional manger A) People do Not take care of those small cars since they're cheap, B) They don't repair them after an accident because they are so cheap and fewer used parts are available like body panels, interior parts etc.... C) They don't drive as defensively, so they get in more accidents and finally D) The injuries in small cars are more extensive; meaning more medical cost. 2. Larger cars are considered more of a luxury so they're more expensive, ergo are driven in a more safer manner. A) Since they're larger & heavier, they don't handle as well as a sports car so they are beaten on less. B) They're better maintained and are usually repaired after an accident. C) There are more used parts available in much better condition since the cars were taken care of and were mainly junked for reason's other than accidents. D) Medical cost/person are lower because of the size & more standard safety equipment. Again, it all boils down to profits; like he stated. The Only thing automakers see is $$$. Nobody in their right mind would pay an extra $4K for leather interior on their Fiesta but won't blink an eye for that on their Excursion; which they can upcharge even more to $6K for it. The lack of common sense in today's buyers is little to non-existent. Most people today are easily brainwashed and spoon fed the advertisers pablum so easily that it's a reflection of today's society: "They said it, so I Have to believe it" mentality without even checking it out for themselves.
The Mad Smith
The Mad Smith 17 ditë më parë
They're getting uglier too
Heero yuy
Heero yuy 17 ditë më parë
Americans have a problem with change Me: thats b/c people as a whole are products of repetition so when something changes that it makes them mad
Class on Bread
Class on Bread 13 ditë më parë
As a wise man once said "It's extremely difficult to make good things but it's extremely easy to mess them up by change."
Heero yuy
Heero yuy 17 ditë më parë
donut: cars have more safety devices me: fuck your safety devices and sensors, we wouldn't need them anyway if people would take responsibility for there own actions and LEARN TO DRIVE CORRECTLY. donut: but this equipment means the cars have to be bigger. Me: fuck that i'll keep my 1973 elco and 2001 vett, you all can keep the modern trash
Heero yuy
Heero yuy 17 ditë më parë
no need for bug v8. me: ok i'll keep that in mind when a ls 3 is out performing your 3 banger tubo
Joe Skinner
Joe Skinner 17 ditë më parë
I fookin hope they keep gettin bigger, my fat ass struggles. It struggles.
Christo Abrie
Christo Abrie 17 ditë më parë
the main reason why cars are getting bigger is safety. and while some companies might focus on emissions, not every country's emissions regulations are the same so designing a car (the car's body) specifically to fit a country's emissions laws is a bit too expensive. another reason why cars are getting bigger is cuz with all the safety tech, there still has to be room left for styling and practicality. countries have various regulations for road legal cars, the US in particular is known for their strict and often unnecessary laws. causing a perfectly fine European exotic to be fitted with ugly plastic cones
Carter Shell
Carter Shell 17 ditë më parë
Your wrong¡!!!!! The koenigsegg GEMERA has the most powerful 3 cylinder engine. It's only 700hp. I guess that toyota has more
m k
m k 18 ditë më parë
I LOVE actually compact trucks
Nick Arntsen
Nick Arntsen 18 ditë më parë
6:37 I thought it was gonna spell something else there for a second 😂
August Borgen
August Borgen 18 ditë më parë
10:48 you messed up here, the Koeningsegg Gemera has a 3 cyl engine that produces 600 hrsprs
August Borgen
August Borgen 17 ditë më parë
@Aaryesh G. Ok, thanks for explaining
Aaryesh G.
Aaryesh G. 17 ditë më parë
That's not a mass produced engine. He was talking about mass produced 3 cyl engines. He was right. 🙃
charbel moussa
charbel moussa 18 ditë më parë
Do you know what my 2012 dacia station wagon has for saftey? 4 doors and 5 seat belts. Thank you for my country's safety regulations 😂 oh yeah and it's a station wagon roughly the same size as my friend's 1999 hyundai accent
A27M Cromwell1
A27M Cromwell1 18 ditë më parë
Over here in angleland its annoying that cars are getting bigger because our roads are very narrow and we have a shortage of parking
Verbum Gabriel Credo
Verbum Gabriel Credo 18 ditë më parë
@ 6:15 LOL Nolan the sad.
Daniel Kuhn
Daniel Kuhn 18 ditë më parë
Here's in Brazil, the price of the gas is already changing that idea that bigger is better (at least for me)
AndreS123_03 18 ditë më parë
Tech is a double-edged sword, it's nifty, but it will always be superceded... 8-tracks were all the rage in the late 70s.
KeatonminecrafterMLG 18 ditë më parë
pulsar2121 18 ditë më parë
Says Chevy Blazer and shows a Trailblazer. Lol
Loud_Dirty_RX7 19 ditë më parë
@4:34 a partial list of "features" aka bs that cars don't need
Warticide 19 ditë më parë
Check all the mini trucks sold un México : Chevrolet tornado,Ram 700,VW Saveiro
cody milmine
cody milmine 19 ditë më parë
Anyone think that they're just over compensating
tony 19 ditë më parë
10:40 ayo ist that Koenigsegg wich i cant remember the name who has a 600hp 3 cylinder.
BIG Wojo 68
BIG Wojo 68 19 ditë më parë
6:07 *Trail Blazer*
Maslin Bradshaw
Maslin Bradshaw 19 ditë më parë
Well I just learned that fuel is way cheaper over there than here in Australia around $ 2 to $3 for a gallon where over here it’s $1.30 for 1 litre lol
john Seenah
john Seenah 20 ditë më parë
we need subaru to bring back the baja/brat... perfect tiny truck
Glen Cheney
Glen Cheney 21 ditë më parë
Cars getting bigger, look at the Mini. The original Austin Mini was tiny compared to the modern BMW Minicar. Also BMC made a compact mini pickup based on the Austin mini car chasis
Thecrazeecow 21 ditë më parë
“Today’s cars are so big” Have you even seen the Bugatti Royale or literally any classic American Land Yacht lel
Vinnie J
Vinnie J 21 ditë më parë
But Americans are always getting fatter.
Simão Bontempo
Simão Bontempo 21 ditë më parë
no shittt bro good luck finding a V8 on an European daily car. Americans are the only ones who randomly use big engines in everything
Ambonec 22 ditë më parë
Some thing else to be considered, drivers (in general) have become more bloated too (not to mention their egos) 12:10 Really wish there still Datsun pickups around
SkyHighGD 22 ditë më parë
Toyota: "GR Yaris- most powerful 3 cylinder" Koenigsegg: *laughs in Gemera*
Tim Wood
Tim Wood 23 ditë më parë
I don’t want cars to get bigger 😕
Frank Korfias
Frank Korfias 23 ditë më parë
OMG enough with the keyboard clacks in the video!
mastercng 24 ditë më parë
i will sell you my zune if you want
Dgisch 24 ditë më parë
Mx5 in 50 years - _ - - _ - °o°
gredangeo 24 ditë më parë
Short answer, no. Roads have a restriction on width. Unless every car manufacturer intends to make a 'compact car' the size of an 18 Wheeler big rig. I say that we are pretty close to that limit already.
Sebastian Barajas
Sebastian Barajas 24 ditë më parë
To me new cars are getting more uglier!
matt25675 25 ditë më parë
Thomas farquhar
Thomas farquhar 25 ditë më parë
forget just cars, tf is up with BMWs kidney grilles soon it'll be all grille no car
Yash Mathur
Yash Mathur 27 ditë më parë
love the new Ranger
The ATF 27 ditë më parë
my truck only has a waist seat belt for safety gotta love 1972
Sean Murray
Sean Murray 27 ditë më parë
Just like phones are getting bigger, so will cars. We already have the whole "SUV" fad, so next will be the Sedan/Pickup crossovers creating a whole new segment for cars called the "PUS" Pickup Utility Sedan.
Farhad Kazemi
Farhad Kazemi 27 ditë më parë
Gemera's 3 banger puts out 600 ponies.
YBLate 27 ditë më parë
Can we just talk about the tabs James has open at 0:57?
GW 28 ditë më parë
Lane width changes due to speed. Interstates in usa are wideer than 2 lane highways. The higher death rate is car speed
F Tu
F Tu 29 ditë më parë
i remember that honda civic used to be smaller than BMW 5 serie
The 8th Outer God
The 8th Outer God 29 ditë më parë
Doesn't Koenigsegg have the most powerful 3 cylinder in the gemera or does that not count because it's a hyper car
NovaAge 29 ditë më parë
who had Landkreuzer P. 2000 Gott for November?
Fredbenly 29 ditë më parë
But thats how the car industry works. A company will launch a new model to fit a certain category. That model slowly increases in specs/size. But in the meantime, the company launches a new model almost same specs/size as the original. Example: BMW 3 Series launched 1976. It slowly grew in size to where it was no longer the ideal, cute and compact car it once was. So BMW brought out the 1 Series which was almost same size as original. Toyota Corolla: nice neat small car launched 1967, became fwd early 80's but still smallish. But grew in size to the point where Toyota brought out the Yaris, almost same size as 80's Corolla.
Jason Dashney
Jason Dashney 29 ditë më parë
Thank you for asking for a small truck! I've been pounding the table for years about this. If you live in the city but still need (or want) a truck, there's not much out there. Most undergrounds can't fit trucks these days. Even Tacoma's are too big for many of them in any practical way. Put and Ranger in the dryer and lemme at it! There's absolutely a major market out there for a badass truck that happens to be small.
Jason Dashney
Jason Dashney 29 ditë më parë
0:23. Did you just compare a single cab to a crew cab for length?
Rey Panugan
Rey Panugan Muaj më parë
Glasspack40 Muaj më parë
I don't know why everyone is gettin' mad at trucks n SUVs. When they been around forever.
Daniel Anderson
Daniel Anderson Muaj më parë
Can we get a video on why they use RWD in most racing when AWD seems superior please. I would like to know
Mark Barber
Mark Barber Muaj më parë
Thanks for the video! Our culture trains consumption. It's sick if you think about it, but best not to. Ignorance is bliss.
Austin Moody
Austin Moody Muaj më parë
The traffic lane width to crash ratio sounds a lot more like correlation than causation
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