Q:

How wide is a car?

A:

Quick Answer

An average sedan is just under 73 inches wide not including side-view mirrors. Side-view mirrors add up to 10 inches to the overall width. For example, a 2015 Ford Fusion measures 75.2 inches wide with the side mirrors folded and 83.5 inches with them open.

 Know More

Full Answer

Newer sedans tend to be wider than older models. A 2014 Toyota Camry measures 71.7 inches wide, while its 2001 model measures 70.1 inches wide. A 2014 Honda Accord measures 72.8 inches wide, and its 2001 model is 70.3 inches wide. A 2014 Cadillac XTS sedan measures 72.91 inches wide while the 2001 Seville model is 75 inches wide.

Learn more about Car Parts & Maintenance

Related Questions

  • Q:

    How high do you hang a mirror over a couch?

    A:

    In general, mirrors should be hung at eye level, using the general guideline that the vertical center of the mirror should hang between 56 and 59 inches above the ground. This rule applies when hanging a mirror over a couch.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What causes a car to shake while driving?

    A:

    A car shakes while driving because of problems with the suspension or wheels that cause these elements to not sit properly and therefore shudder as the vehicle moves forward. Shuddering often intensifies the faster the vehicle moves. Shaking and tremors occur in the steering wheel as vehicles reach higher velocities.

    Full Answer >
  • Q:

    What does it mean when my car turns off while I am driving?

    A:

    CarsDirect identifies three of the most common problems that cause a car to switch off while a person is driving: broken or worn vacuum hoses, faults in the fuel intake system or an electrical wiring problem. Any one of these issues may cause a car to shut off randomly, but by following some basic troubleshooting steps, drivers might be able to pinpoint the source of the problem.

    Full Answer >
  • Q:

    What is car detailing?

    A:

    Car detailing is a deep cleaning of the interior and exterior of a vehicle that involves special tools. Dealerships normally detail a used car before putting it on sale. People who want their cars detailed can go to car shops where such services are performed or detail their own vehicles.

    Full Answer >

Explore