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might sound like a dumb question but is there any way to adjust the gas pedal more back (front of vehicle) I am a pretty big 6' 1" guy and even with the seat fully back on long trips my leg tends to cramp up due to the angle that it is in. If it is not adjustable i hope i will get used to this.
 

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I don't think it is, and being 6'4" I can relate. What I do is set the bottom cushion to where the butt part is in its lowest position and the knee portion to the highest position. I feel it pulls my feet a little closer to the chair. Also, with size 14 shoes I have gotten used to driving with my foot sideways to the point of being nearly parallel to the floorboard. On long trips I rest my leg next to the shifter.
 

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i was thinking of maybe adding a small type of cushion where as u say the knee portion is so maybe that will lift my leg up..(since i also bought seat covers for the front 2 seats hiding the cushion shouldnt be a problem)
 

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i'm 6'2" and i don't have a problem with the pedal distance, i don't even keep the seat set all the way back....but i do drive with my foot angled to the pedals...old habit from driving my trans am i used to have...
 

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Went and took a look at the pedal assembly, it can't be adjusted. But if you are handy you could make your own bracket and move it back about an inch. The pedal when mashed is about an inch from the floor. One thing I am not trilled with is when I looked behind the dash I noticed that the steel is not coated and has a lot of little spots of surface rust.
 

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willgr1 said:
i'm 6'2" and i don't have a problem with the pedal distance, i don't even keep the seat set all the way back....
X2. I am 6'2" and have no problems. My set is also not pushed all the way back.
 

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my previous car was a van so i was used to the free space. I dont know.. some people i guess are used to their knees being on a angle
 

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do you have cruise, that would help solve part of the problem as giving you a chance to move your leg.

I assume not or you wouldn't be asking this question but just thought I would put it out there.
 

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willgr1 said:
i'm 6'2" and i don't have a problem with the pedal distance, i don't even keep the seat set all the way back....but i do drive with my foot angled to the pedals...old habit from driving my trans am i used to have...
It must be a Pontiac thing...I had a '72 Formula 455 Firebird. I'm 6'4" and I don't have a problem. I also drive with my foot tilted to the side and my leg up against the console.
 

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Yeah, I am 6'4" also. I drive with the seat all the way back, my foot to the side, and my knee resting on the console. I have just gotten used to it.
 

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Deltaphi216 said:
Yeah, I am 6'4" also. I drive with the seat all the way back, my foot to the side, and my knee resting on the console. I have just gotten used to it.
X2; 6"3" here & I do the same.
 

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I'm 6'6'' and compared to the first gen X the new gen is a damn cargo van when it comes to leg room. I am so damn happy with the leg room no more looking like im dry humping the steering colum :sex: . The only thing i plan on changing is the rearview mirror blocks my view out the front window and needs to be raised about 3-4 inches
 

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I win for biggest Mongaloid in a Asian SUV award. I am mutant and I found it alot more comfortable than its competition. I had serious issues with being able to see the road in a FJ. The 4 runner felt like i was laying down, and there was no way I could get in the series 3 Disco. Seriously, it aint that bad.

The key to driving is simple.


Running Start!

Leave your wallet in your pocket. This prevents that pesky circulation problem. Your leg will be void of feeling in a few moments.

Knee goes right, twist foot at ankle to left.

Easy-Peezy-Not Japaneezzee


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BIGTOM726 said:


I win for biggest Mongaloid in a Asian SUV award. I am mutant and I found it alot more comfortable than its competition. I had serious issues with being able to see the road in a FJ. The 4 runner felt like i was laying down, and there was no way I could get in the series 3 Disco. Seriously, it aint that bad.

The key to driving is simple.


Running Start!

Leave your wallet in your pocket. This prevents that pesky circulation problem. Your leg will be void of feeling in a few moments.

Knee goes right, twist foot at ankle to left.

Easy-Peezy-Not Japaneezzee


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hows the headspace for you?
 

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Plenty. If I was an english major I would say ...There is a Plethora.
 

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And to think, the only reason I got an automatic was because I couldn't fit my size 15 foot comfortably between the clutch pedal and the floor. My heel kept dragging on the floor. But everywhere else the X is a perfect fit.

After my Wrangler, the X felt HUGE!
 

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I honestly don't know how you taller guys and gals drive.
I'm 5'10" and in almost every vehicle I drive, I have the seat slid back all the way.

Vince :clown:
 

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Its easy, we have no expectation of fitting anywhere. Lack of options makes it work by default.
 

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X 20. I'm 6'5" and I didn't even come close to fitting in the gen 1 Xterra. In fact, that almost prevented me from even trying the new one out. But I fit in really well, and have decent legroom and great headroom with the seat all the way back and all the way down, and reclined a bit.

I took the X on its first road trip this weekend, and to prevent leg cramping, I made a lot of use of the cruise control so I could squirm around and keep semi-comfortable while driving!
 
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