Are Cars Going To Keep Getting Bigger?

28 set 2020
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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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  • The ones who bitches and fuss about the H1 Hummer, being available to the public yet wants a Mercedes G-Wagon. Here's the fact: The G Wagen, was /is a military vehicle for the German Military.

    Glasspack40Glasspack4016 minuti fa
  • Small engines don’t last on big cars, listen to Scotty and spend the extra on the v8

    Ryan RexerRyan Rexer4 giorni fa
  • Cars are getting bigger because Americans are getting bigger.

    Dangic23Dangic235 giorni fa
  • These ads are beyond a joke now, when will we stand together and fight for what's actually right

    Sookle's WorldSookle's World5 giorni fa
  • The world is getting bigger. That's the problem.

    HenryThe2ndAnimator !HenryThe2ndAnimator !5 giorni fa
  • They have to fit all that extra safety crap in there somewhere.

    Jason AbbottJason Abbott6 giorni fa
  • Actually, I was gonna say that babyfats here is quite a cutey but his own self beat me to it.

    Yoon H. KimYoon H. Kim7 giorni fa
  • No because you can't make cars bigger than the planet

    Jake ShumwayJake Shumway8 giorni fa
  • 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.

    Matt AdamsMatt Adams8 giorni fa
  • So what you’re saying is that every reason for cars getting bigger is every reason that I hate new vehicles.

    IanIan8 giorni fa
  • I absolutely hate how big the Jeep Wrangler has gotten. Give me a CJ-5 or a CJ-7 any day of the week.

    Dan CooperDan Cooper8 giorni fa
  • Bmw will just be a grill

    Xbox 360Xbox 3609 giorni fa
  • with Green-New-Deal-Joe promises to phase out fracking, good luck with gas price staying low

    Nice ANice A9 giorni fa
  • We need more little cars powered by big engines

    Aidan MorganAidan Morgan10 giorni fa
  • 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.

    Michelle BerryMichelle Berry10 giorni fa
  • 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.

    ahhchooahhchoo10 giorni fa
  • 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!

    Warren GansWarren Gans11 giorni fa
  • 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.

    ibs225ibs22511 giorni fa
  • That E30 M3! 😍

    Zhengjiani Lord Guardian of ProsperityZhengjiani Lord Guardian of Prosperity11 giorni fa
  • You want a real compact truck? Import a kei truck from japan

    Connor LearmonthConnor Learmonth11 giorni fa
  • Will BMW’s grille keep getting bigger?

    OfficialEpic222OfficialEpic22211 giorni fa
  • Sack tap*

    Jorge SalinasJorge Salinas11 giorni fa
  • It'll plateu at some point and when the overpopulation surge hits they'll start making them smaller.

    Garrett BischoffGarrett Bischoff11 giorni fa
  • American cars of the 70s: am i a joke to you

    Titan BatdorfTitan Batdorf11 giorni fa
  • tl;dr - Auto maker lobbyists...

    The DrümünkeyThe Drümünkey11 giorni fa
  • I hate SUVs with a passion.

    Z-TripZ-Trip11 giorni fa
  • 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.

    Kurt AppleyKurt Appley13 giorni fa
  • 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.

    dilophosaurus132 YTdilophosaurus132 YT14 giorni fa
  • The 2021 Expedition would just be a tank.

    Reuben SandwichReuben Sandwich14 giorni fa
  • 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

    I love Mr and Mrs Big CarI love Mr and Mrs Big Car14 giorni fa
  • Why lots of restrictions on small vehicles?: www.city-data.com/forum/automotive/3205291-general-question-why-do-large-vehicles.html

    Saint Fifty OneSaint Fifty One14 giorni fa
  • I drive a 2010 civic and when I look at the newer civics they look so much bigger than mine.

    Brady AnastasiaBrady Anastasia14 giorni fa
  • Am I the only one who thought that Manscaped was something Yammie Noob made up ?

    Arjun SinghArjun Singh14 giorni fa
  • Why don’t they just make tiny versions of the big trucks they would look so cool! Today’s “compact” trucks are ugly.

    Ashton GreigAshton Greig16 giorni fa
  • Hint: mfrs make bigger cars cuz people buy them.

    Michael BergantzelMichael Bergantzel16 giorni fa
  • 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!

    scottthewaterwarriorscottthewaterwarrior17 giorni fa
  • Manufacturers: Safety, Fuel Economy, all this other crap forces us to make the car bigger Mazda: *cough miata cough cough miata*

    A BalakrishnanA Balakrishnan17 giorni fa
  • #MakeCarsFitParkinSpotsAgain

    The RockBiterThe RockBiter17 giorni fa
  • Lol konnisegg and there 600 hp 3 banger

    Michael RennMichael Renn17 giorni fa
  • 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

    Samuel KimSamuel Kim18 giorni fa
  • I wonder if ac dc going to sing that big balls again...🤔🤔🤔

    Tyrone MTyrone M18 giorni fa
  • Climate change? Moron

    Nunya BusinessNunya Business18 giorni fa
  • Amen for a compact truck! Import Suzuki or Daihatsu hijet // work truck with 600cc motorcycle engine made by Toyota ^^

    Aaron SchwarzAaron Schwarz19 giorni fa
  • 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

    Aaron SchwarzAaron Schwarz19 giorni fa
  • I died at “Taco bell proximity sensors” 😂

    InquiryInquiry20 giorni fa
  • 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.

    DjJtownDjJtown20 giorni fa
  • They're getting uglier too

    The Mad SmithThe Mad Smith20 giorni fa
  • 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

    Heero yuyHeero yuy20 giorni fa
    • 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."

      Class on BreadClass on Bread16 giorni fa
  • 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 yuyHeero yuy20 giorni fa
  • no need for bug v8. me: ok i'll keep that in mind when a ls 3 is out performing your 3 banger tubo

    Heero yuyHeero yuy20 giorni fa
  • I fookin hope they keep gettin bigger, my fat ass struggles. It struggles.

    Joe SkinnerJoe Skinner20 giorni fa
  • 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

    Christo AbrieChristo Abrie20 giorni fa
  • Your wrong¡!!!!! The koenigsegg GEMERA has the most powerful 3 cylinder engine. It's only 700hp. I guess that toyota has more

    Vtec TimeVtec Time21 giorno fa
  • I LOVE actually compact trucks

    m km k21 giorno fa
  • 6:37 I thought it was gonna spell something else there for a second 😂

    Nick ArntsenNick Arntsen21 giorno fa
  • 10:48 you messed up here, the Koeningsegg Gemera has a 3 cyl engine that produces 600 hrsprs

    August BorgenAugust Borgen21 giorno fa
    • @Aaryesh G. Ok, thanks for explaining

      August BorgenAugust Borgen20 giorni fa
    • That's not a mass produced engine. He was talking about mass produced 3 cyl engines. He was right. 🙃

      Aaryesh G.Aaryesh G.20 giorni fa
  • 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

    charbel moussacharbel moussa21 giorno fa
  • Over here in angleland its annoying that cars are getting bigger because our roads are very narrow and we have a shortage of parking

    A27M Cromwell1A27M Cromwell122 giorni fa
  • @ 6:15 LOL Nolan the sad.

    Verbum Gabriel CredoVerbum Gabriel Credo22 giorni fa
  • Here's in Brazil, the price of the gas is already changing that idea that bigger is better (at least for me)

    Daniel KuhnDaniel Kuhn22 giorni fa
  • 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.

    AndreS123_03AndreS123_0322 giorni fa
  • BIGGER...

    KeatonminecrafterMLGKeatonminecrafterMLG22 giorni fa
  • Says Chevy Blazer and shows a Trailblazer. Lol

    pulsar2121pulsar212122 giorni fa
  • @4:34 a partial list of "features" aka bs that cars don't need

    Loud_Dirty_RX7Loud_Dirty_RX722 giorni fa
  • Check all the mini trucks sold un México : Chevrolet tornado,Ram 700,VW Saveiro

    WarticideWarticide22 giorni fa
  • Anyone think that they're just over compensating

    cody milminecody milmine22 giorni fa
  • 10:40 ayo ist that Koenigsegg wich i cant remember the name who has a 600hp 3 cylinder.

    tonytony23 giorni fa
  • 6:07 *Trail Blazer*

    BIG Wojo 68BIG Wojo 6823 giorni fa
  • 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

    Maslin BradshawMaslin Bradshaw23 giorni fa
  • we need subaru to bring back the baja/brat... perfect tiny truck

    John SeenahJohn Seenah23 giorni fa
  • 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

    Glen CheneyGlen Cheney24 giorni fa
  • “Today’s cars are so big” Have you even seen the Bugatti Royale or literally any classic American Land Yacht lel

    ThecrazeecowThecrazeecow24 giorni fa
  • But Americans are always getting fatter.

    Vinnie JVinnie J24 giorni fa
  • 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

    Simão BontempoSimão Bontempo25 giorni fa
  • 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

    AmbonecAmbonec26 giorni fa
  • Toyota: "GR Yaris- most powerful 3 cylinder" Koenigsegg: *laughs in Gemera*

    SkyHighGDSkyHighGD26 giorni fa
  • I don’t want cars to get bigger 😕

    Tim WoodTim Wood26 giorni fa
  • OMG enough with the keyboard clacks in the video!

    Frank KorfiasFrank Korfias26 giorni fa
  • i will sell you my zune if you want

    mastercngmastercng27 giorni fa
  • Mx5 in 50 years - _ - - _ - °o°

    DgischDgisch27 giorni fa
  • 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.

    gredangeogredangeo27 giorni fa
  • To me new cars are getting more uglier!

    Sebastian BarajasSebastian Barajas28 giorni fa
  • GIRTHIER

    matt25675matt2567528 giorni fa
  • forget just cars, tf is up with BMWs kidney grilles soon it'll be all grille no car

    Thomas farquharThomas farquhar29 giorni fa
  • love the new Ranger

    Yash MathurYash MathurMese fa
  • my truck only has a waist seat belt for safety gotta love 1972

    The ATFThe ATFMese fa
  • 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.

    Sean MurraySean MurrayMese fa
  • Gemera's 3 banger puts out 600 ponies.

    Farhad KazemiFarhad KazemiMese fa
  • Can we just talk about the tabs James has open at 0:57?

    YBLateYBLateMese fa
  • Lane width changes due to speed. Interstates in usa are wideer than 2 lane highways. The higher death rate is car speed

    GWGWMese fa
  • i remember that honda civic used to be smaller than BMW 5 serie

    F TuF TuMese fa
  • Doesn't Koenigsegg have the most powerful 3 cylinder in the gemera or does that not count because it's a hyper car

    The 8th Outer GodThe 8th Outer GodMese fa
  • who had Landkreuzer P. 2000 Gott for November?

    NovaAgeNovaAgeMese fa
  • 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.

    FredbenlyFredbenlyMese fa
  • 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 DashneyJason DashneyMese fa
  • 0:23. Did you just compare a single cab to a crew cab for length?

    Jason DashneyJason DashneyMese fa
  • 50 YEARS LATA 3000HP HYPERBUS

    Rey PanuganRey PanuganMese fa
  • I don't know why everyone is gettin' mad at trucks n SUVs. When they been around forever.

    Glasspack40Glasspack40Mese fa
  • Can we get a video on why they use RWD in most racing when AWD seems superior please. I would like to know

    Daniel AndersonDaniel AndersonMese fa
  • Thanks for the video! Our culture trains consumption. It's sick if you think about it, but best not to. Ignorance is bliss.

    Mark BarberMark BarberMese fa
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