BIG MAN RIDES: 2018 Chevy Cruze (3800 mile supertest)


When you are a large person, your always aware of space.  Can I fit in that chair is it strong? When it comes to size the rule of thumb, is a large exterior equals a large interior.  In the past, I would typically rent a full size car or larger. One year, a rental carContinue reading “BIG MAN RIDES: 2018 Chevy Cruze (3800 mile supertest)”

Big Man Rides 2018 Kia Nero


With gasoline prices being what they are, one would question why would Kia bring a small hybrid to market, when Toyota can’t give the Prius away?    However, this is the same company that has just introduced the Kia Stinger at a time when the public are buying SUVs. Nearly two decades ago I rentedContinue reading “Big Man Rides 2018 Kia Nero”

Big Man Rides @ 2017 Sacramento International Auto Show


You asked for it and were back “Big Man Rides” and we’ve  invaded the 2017 International Auto Show, a great venue to see what fits a Big Man or plus woman. Just as a reminder I stand 6.4 and weight over three hundred pounds(a big man!) The Sacramento International Auto Show is a third tieredContinue reading “Big Man Rides @ 2017 Sacramento International Auto Show”

Big Man Rides 2015/2016 Volkswagen Passat


One cant mention Volkswagen without mentioning the International Diesel Scandal. Which effects nearly the entire Volkswagen line  including the Passat. There are many questions concerning the future of VW and resale values.  Sales for VW through May 2016 is down 13% Volkswagen is currently the largest automaker in the world, larger than Toyota and GeneralContinue reading “Big Man Rides 2015/2016 Volkswagen Passat”

You want a ride like the Pope? Fiat is waiting


A few years ago I tested the Fiat 500L, A very roomy car, I liked it but I was the minority. With the country currently in a state of Popepalooza . A few people may be eyeing the 500L. A way to be closer to the pontiff. CityFella https://sacratomatovillepost.com/2013/09/09/big-man-rides-2014-fiat-500-l-the-next-big-thing/