[NYCkayaker] Cars good for carrying kayaks?

Joao de Souza cyclinglemur@gmail.com
Tue Jan 29 18:55:14 EST 2013


My personal choice would be the Scion Xb.  Fuel efficient, lots of space
inside, Toyota reliability, and a long and low enough roof to make it
easier to load the kayak.

On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 5:31 PM, alexandra Woods <alexawoods1@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello all,
>
> After 23 years with one Honda Accord,  I need to buy/ lease a new one. Any
> recommendations re overall good cars for carrying kayaks/gear? To
> provide a context:
>
> Consumer Reports gives overall high marks to Honda Civic and Subaru
> Impreza. Accords have become very large. More obvious choice for
> kayaks, but with less good CR
> reviews, is Subaru Outback.  Volvo wagon, another kayak friendly
> choice,  is out of my price range.
>
> I go for fuel efficiency, but videos of Prius with 17 ft kayak on top
> did not inspire confidence.
>
> Best,
> Alexandra Woods
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