Are Cars Going To Keep Getting Bigger?

28. Ruj 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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  • 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 AndersonPrije 14 sati
  • 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 BarberPrije 18 sati
  • The traffic lane width to crash ratio sounds a lot more like correlation than causation

    Austin MoodyAustin MoodyPrije dan
  • One reason I don't own a truck is because I'd need a step ladder to reach something in the bed. Not an issue when I was a child but a problem now.

    Josh SchroederJosh SchroederPrije dan
  • Thank youu man for your videos you are the best And thanks for giving me ideas for my youtube channel🙈🙈 We are always waiting for new videos from you guys Greetings from LEBANON🙌❤️

    The AlghamThe AlghamPrije dan
  • A few years ago I was walking down the street and was just randomly looking at this BMW convertible's grille as I walked past. The radiator was a whole meter behind the grille. It would have looked like a vw beetle without the elongation tho

    3rKo3rKoPrije dan
  • 2035: All cars run on electricity network they are connected to, all roads have plenty space and barriers so you can't run off the road and oh wait is this just bumper cars

    3rKo3rKoPrije dan
  • Big suv but you can only fit 5 persons in it...

    Djamil ChanDjamil ChanPrije dan
  • wtf you talking about... try driving a v8 from the 70s...

    sigma sixsigma sixPrije 2 dana
  • *Fatter.

    Avishek GhatakAvishek GhatakPrije 2 dana
  • 11:52 the tacoma your somewhat welcome

    Yo beastYo beastPrije 2 dana
  • Kind of weak comparing a regular cab ranger vs a crew cab.

    anonanonPrije 2 dana
  • The short answer is yes as people keep getting bigger and bigger as well... :(

    solracer66solracer66Prije 2 dana
  • I actually have a compact truck(Chevy s10) they are great for the city lol

    alexis gonzalesalexis gonzalesPrije 3 dana
  • Good one.. They don't live in the city, they haven't had to park larger cars.... Then again, door dings, probably sell more cars? While newer cars, the metal is thinner and there is more plastic.. Plastic everything... Bumpers are foam, with a piece of plastic, much like a Wal-Mart $10 swimming pool.

    Visagoth MetakamVisagoth MetakamPrije 3 dana
  • Doge in 2040: we need to make a electric car to keep up with the rest of the competition. The guy who made the Demond: how bout a 1,000 hp supercharged electric v8

    SMMlilspoon 7SMMlilspoon 7Prije 3 dana
  • Sooo no one is gonna talk about the new hummerEV?

    Cesar SosaCesar SosaPrije 3 dana
  • Because there owners are getting fatter 🤣🤦🏻‍♂️

    First Name Second NameFirst Name Second NamePrije 4 dana
  • Looks at my 50 year old beetle: Come on grow!

    Clark McLoughlinClark McLoughlinPrije 5 dana
  • Zunes in the body panels killed me

    Ryan MurphyRyan MurphyPrije 6 dana
  • I want to see a frontal offset crash test between a smart car and a princess truck.

    electricamir248electricamir248Prije 6 dana
  • Europe (Czech Republic): Minimal width of line without any signs: 2.5m (even in curves). Some older roads do not even have width signs and the width is about 2m in each direction. It is up to you so slow down from 90/100kph to an appropriate speed (and get 2 wheels out of the road) if you are passing some big vehicle and find a spot to do it safely (not in curves, not under trees). There are some crashes due to this.

    Pavel SukPavel SukPrije 7 dana
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    Mobile GamesMobile GamesPrije 7 dana
  • Stop the bloat! But test to making the cars big enough for tall people. My best cars were light hatchbacks from the 80s. I’m looking at you fx16 and Honda Covid I miss you both.

    Dan RezaieDan RezaiePrije 7 dana

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  • So, cars are getting bigger only bc of bad drivers?

    UMustBeHighUMustBeHighPrije 9 dana
  • I feel like Americans just have a horrible system for getting your license. You really don't need to do that much to get one. Some other countries require schooling and lengthy examinations. Plenty of morons that drive over here. People getting impatient etc.

    BxhnesBxhnesPrije 9 dana
  • 2020: 210 inches 3020: 200,010 inches 4020: 2,000,010 inches

    TheReal VTECTheReal VTECPrije 10 dana
  • The trend in Europe is to make cars a bit more compact and lighter than their predecessors. There's no need anymore to make cars bigger and heavier to accommodate all safety requirements.

    Door De DeurDoor De DeurPrije 10 dana
  • I have a Daihatsu Move micro MPV. It has no safety, but it's in many ways a lot better than modern cars.

    Door De DeurDoor De DeurPrije 10 dana
  • why did you ignore that huge 60s and 70s muscle cars became smaller

    mohammed AL-Nourimohammed AL-NouriPrije 11 dana
  • Gigakubica is the future

    David PriceDavid PricePrije 11 dana
  • You should look for Fiat Toro. A true compact pickup in Brazil. Not the greatest car but....there is

    Alexandre straatmannAlexandre straatmannPrije 11 dana
  • Infrastructure here in JHB is weird though. Some places are actually too small even for my car which is a e46 and next to a new g series is tiny but even next to a e36 I still find it smaller. On a smoother note I've had smooth nuts since pubity. Lok

    Yusuf DawoodYusuf DawoodPrije 11 dana
  • dude i need a taco bell sencer

    AMG SuprazzAMG SuprazzPrije 11 dana
  • 10:43 Nolan : the new GR yaris has the power full 3 cylinder engine Me : doesent the

    Mehdi BadoujMehdi BadoujPrije 11 dana
  • Humans have gotten bigger too

    HasseBrasseHasseBrassePrije 12 dana
  • dancemusic

    Pool LooserPool LooserPrije 12 dana
  • I am so down for the compact truck idea

    Lucas YutzyLucas YutzyPrije 12 dana
  • Nolan, James, I wanna know why expensive cars have a cheap-like touch screens.

    NachooosNachooosPrije 13 dana
  • Probably as Americans get bigger... 😂😂😂

    Mark MaxwellMark MaxwellPrije 13 dana
  • Manscaping is unmanly

    Spac18Spac18Prije 13 dana
  • waiting for hummer ev. bigger is better, now guilt free.

    SL twentyeightSL twentyeightPrije 13 dana
  • Demand is saying that people apparently want crossovers more than anything else, and realistically I think that's what people in cities tend towards. Would be interesting to see if there are findings otherwise, but that's the data I've come across when looking around. Compact trucks just aren't all that sought after AFAIK.

    Prototyp3m1ndPrototyp3m1ndPrije 13 dana
  • 2014: Gas prices bad (Obama) 2020:Gas prices good (Trump) Interesting 🤔

    Elijah WElijah WPrije 13 dana
  • Cars in the old days use to be huge, then they got small because of fuel, now they're getting huge again

    dcoog anmldcoog anmlPrije 13 dana
  • It is good to know it is not just because we are all getting bigger

    Deeky EvansDeeky EvansPrije 14 dana
  • Hint they have to fit in the lanes lol or go higher up. Maybe that explains suvs lol. They may listen you you on building compact truck, if anyone would buy them lol. Besides you and a couple others.

    Eddy KEddy KPrije 14 dana
  • This should be a 101 lesson for every millennial. How more regulation isn't always the outcome you'd expect.

    machinismachinisPrije 14 dana
    • Ummm. Honda ridgeline

      dcoog anmldcoog anmlPrije 13 dana
  • Hey, my brother is actually a transportation engineer. He has bounced all over the us

    ethan gollnikethan gollnikPrije 14 dana
  • Omg I love compact trucks. They are so awesome.

    Benjamin BrassardBenjamin BrassardPrije 14 dana
  • The Koenigsegg Gemera also has a turbocharged inline 3 which has to be the coolest of all of them

    Milo MarchioriMilo MarchioriPrije 14 dana
  • *hates sack taps 😂

    Brando RojasBrando RojasPrije 14 dana
  • we need wider lanes for 18 wheelers bruh

    Joe DiMarraJoe DiMarraPrije 14 dana
  • Nolan: i'm so glad ball-tapping was not just popular at my school that shit is so weird.

    nieooj gotoynieooj gotoyPrije 14 dana
  • I work at shell gas in redbank nj and right now its 2.19 a gallon i have a 2000 cadillac s.l.s v8 cost me about $43 to fill my tank

    Christopher DeckerChristopher DeckerPrije 14 dana
  • 11:15 Nolan, put that turbo 4 cyl in your grandpa's truck...that's a great ideal. Now, If you're the owner of a $104k Navigator (with a turbo 4 cyl) on its 3rd headgasket, burning oil at 63k miles...bad ideal.

    BG SOUNDBG SOUNDPrije 14 dana
  • A lot of it is showboating as well. An example that wasn't mentioned is the emblem on basically any domestic truck & SUV. Used to be, the blue oval was a tiny emblem a few inches wide, and now you can read *FORD* on the grille from a mile away. Bolded for emphasis lol

    jellofueljellofuelPrije 15 dana
    • Go EV No farting noise and gas in the city anymore

      nieooj gotoynieooj gotoyPrije 14 dana
  • People want 7 seats and the interior space of a Dodge Caravan, they style of a Range Rover, something easy to park like a Honda Fit, the power of a Hellcat, all the latest tech of an Audi A8, and the fuel efficiency of a Prius. All for $25k with full options. Meeting customer demand is a pain in the ass.

    Steve EdwardSteve EdwardPrije 15 dana
  • The Koenigsegg Gemera has 2.0L 3cyl that makes 592hp and 443tq.

    Brian AlvarezBrian AlvarezPrije 15 dana
  • Yessssss!!!!!! They need to make a remastered Chevy s-10 same size and everything

    scott Edwardsscott EdwardsPrije 15 dana
  • this man just said “ball deodorant”

    Caleb GaardCaleb GaardPrije 15 dana
  • I agree with the compact truck

    Christopher DavisChristopher DavisPrije 15 dana
  • Ummm. Honda ridgeline

    M WellsM WellsPrije 15 dana
  • 👍🙂🇺🇸

    Robert Bailey 369Robert Bailey 369Prije 15 dana
  • Just wanted to point out that the Koenigsegg Gemera has a 600hp 3-cylinder engine. FreeValve tech FTW!

    M.R. SaarM.R. SaarPrije 15 dana
  • Is this dude getting leaner

    manuel hernandezmanuel hernandezPrije 15 dana
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    pseudoswitchpseudoswitchPrije 15 dana
  • I had a 1999 grand marquis for a long time. I could never figure out why the hood was a mile long. If you opened it up there was a solid 10 inches of empty space between the engine and radiator. It could have had a frunk.

    narebmannarebmanPrije 15 dana
  • Anyone realized that Donut almost has 4.20 subs.

    Boog the BearBoog the BearPrije 15 dana
  • daft punk!!

    raahul c graahul c gPrije 15 dana
  • The reason why Americans hate small cars is because they don't have a metric system.

    Reuben the animatorReuben the animatorPrije 16 dana
  • Go EV No farting noise and gas in the city anymore

    CCCanyonCCCanyonPrije 16 dana
  • I want to drive the thing that moves space shuttles

    Meals OnWheelsMeals OnWheelsPrije 16 dana
  • Here in Brazil we have truly Compact Trucks, or what they call here, utilitary vehicles like: ford courier (R.I.P), vw Saveiro, Fiat Strada, Chevy Montana, lol... Nolan, please, you have to talk about the brazilian market, is very funny compared to the American market

    José LucasJosé LucasPrije 16 dana
  • nope, they just getting shittyer .

    AnunnakiThe1AnunnakiThe1Prije 16 dana
  • YEESSSSS, bring back minitruuuuckss!!!

  • Former mechanic here, can confirm. Doors are full of Zunes.

  • I also think that cars are not that big, like they were during "the golden era of land yachts " I prefer those cars over even the new s class or 7 series , remind me of something similar in dimensions to 60-70s riviera and a coupé btw

    Михаил СоколМихаил СоколPrije 17 dana
  • My 3 Series BMW is the same size as previous versions. It's called a 2-Series now!

    Ken LipperKen LipperPrije 17 dana
  • new kars sukkkk way 2 bigg!!

    donutdoode69donutdoode69Prije 17 dana
  • Hilux?

    Paul RouxPaul RouxPrije 17 dana
  • Great video Nolan!🇺🇸

    Robert NuttallRobert NuttallPrije 17 dana
  • yes i vote for small truck !

    Vegas RoManiacVegas RoManiacPrije 17 dana
  • is it funny i actually watched the whole sponsor thing? lol

    BlakeBlakePrije 17 dana
  • Nolan its not the yaris its the gemera, that has most powerful 3 cylinnder engine 2.0 L Koenigsegg TFG twin-turbocharged Freevalve Inline-3 #morepowerbaby @donutmedia

    just bikesjust bikesPrije 18 dana
  • Cars have been getting faster/more powerful but speed limits have remained the same. Well done, car manufacturers!

    C345 OFRC345 OFRPrije 18 dana
  • yeah, with skinny roads if you mess up crossing em, you got less far to run and jump.

    Ian CleggIan CleggPrije 18 dana
  • İ think an Caprice classic is still Bigger tan most of the cars

    Tolga TekinTolga TekinPrije 18 dana
  • I think they will get bigger Cuz Samsung s2 was "super big" back then but now the galaxy Note 20 ultra is like 6.9 inch screen

    The Piano GangThe Piano GangPrije 18 dana
  • My grandpa had a red 1997 Ranger.

    James WoodJames WoodPrije 18 dana
  • Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Tokyo have some of the lowest rates of accidents. Yes, this will definetely be mainly caused by the tighter roads compared to the US and not by, I don't know, the amount of driving practice needed to get a license or even the general attitude and behaviour of people in those countries....

    KartoffelWilli PeterKartoffelWilli PeterPrije 18 dana
    • Haha, exactly - he chose to focus on the only variable that didn't matter in those examples, to fit his narrative.

      C345 OFRC345 OFRPrije 18 dana
  • Pickup trucks are so ridulosly high, you hardly can reach over the side. 90s had the most practical size.

    Lou FLou FPrije 18 dana
  • To sum it up. It's OBAMA'S FAULT!

    Vynnx AVynnx APrije 18 dana
  • Next episode, are roads going to keep getting smaller?

    Robert RomeroRobert RomeroPrije 19 dana
  • My buddy tapped a lady’s bumber going walking pace and broke a sensor the fuck

    Ron SwansonRon SwansonPrije 19 dana
  • Thankful for the increase in height and leg room in cars for us tall boys.

    QuasiMonkeyQuasiMonkeyPrije 19 dana
  • What about the even older for rangers? Those were bigger than any Ford Ranger today.

    Austin KornelsenAustin KornelsenPrije 19 dana
  • Nolan J Sykes is to motorized vehicles what Carl Sagan was to stars and planets. Love your work! Also props to the editing staff!

    Mathieu LegendreMathieu LegendrePrije 19 dana
  • Maybe one reason why amsterdam has less fatal car crashes per residents is that most people use bikes and public transport? I ve been in Amsterdam like 2 days ago and compared to my city (Warsaw) there hardly are any cars. Its all bikes and trams.

    Jakub UrbanJakub UrbanPrije 19 dana