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At 6'7", just remove the driver's seat and sit in the backseat to drive - problem solved!
I would think that the seat could be moved back a few inches by a resourceful individual with plenty of tools and a few beers (or is that the other way around?). Your dealership's body shop should be able to accomodate your need for the seat to be moved back. Best of luck to you!
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+1 on the V8. don't worry about the seat. next time you go down to the dealership take a good look at the seat rails. oh, and i'd be REALLY suprised if the salesman actually did check into that for you, rather he won't and tell you he did and that it can be done. that kind of crap is just how cars are sold more often than not
will the seat actually go back further? the v6 I test drove last summer had only a few inches rear legroom, and I'm only 5-8.
You might have to lose the rear seat
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I'm 6'5" and actually have plenty of legroom. My problem was with my seat all the way back and slightly reclined (for headroom) then that put my arms at a stretch to reach the steering wheel. So my fix was to bring the seat up a little closer and put more bend in my knees so I can comfortably reach the steering wheel.
Also, ditto on what the other guys said about there being no room left behind your seat when it's all the way back. No chance of a rear seat passenger behind me (unless her legs are on the center console, which still might be fun!)
Dude, add another inch of room and drive with your shoes off. Seriously go with the V-8. Most any car can be adjusted to your need. Just depends on how much you want to pay. I see the problem with moving the seat to far back is can you still reach the steering wheel.
I'm 6'6. Go with the GT. I love mine. I had to learn to recline the seat a little but a lot more room than the 2004 RX-8 I drove. Now I drive my GT to and from Houston to Dallas every weekend (240 miles, one way). Family lives in Houston and I work in Dallas. So I get to spend 8-9 hours a week in my car.
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