I came to the realization today that my 4Runner is smaller than my housemate’s RAV4 in every dimension besides height and am having an impossible time wrapping my head around it. I mean according to Edmunds it’s 3 inches shorter, 7(7!) inches narrower and only 1 inch higher stock, so with my small lift maybe 2 inches taller as it sits. I mean, most of his height comes from the cabin(which feels significantly roomier than mine) and most of mine comes from ground clearance(you get down/side into his while mine requires an athletic hop up). But driving his feels kinda just like driving a small car while mine feels like a truck. I have a lot more cargo space at the expense of back seat space but my back seat doesn’t even hold a candle to his.

I just think it’s crazy how bloated cars have gotten.