Which cars are Fullsize?

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  1. RuddClan

    RuddClan Earning My Ears

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    I'm looking for help from all the people on WDW's side of the pond.

    I'm hiring a fullsize car from Hertz at Orlando International (MCO). Their website says Chevrolet Impala or Similar. What other cars fall into the 'fullsize' category?

    I'm scared :scared1: that the person at the rental desk will hear my accent and try to pass off an intermediate car on me.

    Thanks in advance
     
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  3. safetymom

    safetymom Super Moderator

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    I would ask over on www.flyertalk.com, go to the car rental section. They will know.
     
  4. deedeetoo

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    I got a Toyota Camry the last time I rented a full-size car from Hertz.
     
  5. RuddClan

    RuddClan Earning My Ears

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    A list I found shows this car as Mid-Size :eek:

    What do you think?
     
  6. skiingfast

    skiingfast <font color=teal>Has had no bacon<br><font color=b

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    Rental car companies always talk up the size of thier cars. A full size sedan, is an Toyota avalon or Cadillac Deville, ford crown victoria.

    The Camry is a good expample of how car comanies use thier own scale and call what everyone else considers a midsize a full size.


    I think Hertz rents the Avalon and if not the crown vic then the Mercury Grand Marquis. As thier full size cars.
     
  7. deedeetoo

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    Gee I thought a Camry was a full size. It seemed big to us anyway. I never thought to question it because it comfortably fit us and all our luggage. I thought the Avalon would be premium or whatever they call it.
     
  8. Ted in Halifax

    Ted in Halifax Over a 2,000 mile drive from Disney!

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    Same for me ... Camry as a Hertz full size out of Denver
     
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  10. RuddClan

    RuddClan Earning My Ears

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    lol, i'm causing more questions than answers.

    I hope the person at the Hertz desk gives me a Chevrolet Impala, Toyota avalon, Cadillac Deville, Ford Crown Victoria or Mercury Grand Marquis.

    I don't want an argument after nearly 9 hours on a plane.

    Thanks for all your answers :thumbsup2

    See you in WDW next week :woohoo:
     
  11. 1tufgt

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    I agree that a camery is a mid-size car since my parents have one. Yes they are roomy but nowhere near the size of a full-size.

    Like it's been repeated in here each car company has a different way to categorize their vehicles. Take a look at the SUV categories for some companies. Alamo for example has a equinox as a standard SUV which I think would actually be a mid-size and a explorer / jeep is a standard suv, a Escape as a mid-size SUV and don't even look at the crossover category.
     
  12. OrangeCountyCommuter

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    The cars above are NOT full size cars in ANY rental car fleet. They are preimum. The Camry is generally a full size to a rental car company.

    Hertz does rent Avalons and Grand Marquis, but you won't get them with a full size reservation.

    Just to give another comparison. I am driving a Jetta right now. National says it's a midsize. (It's a nice car, but not big)
     
  13. Ted in Halifax

    Ted in Halifax Over a 2,000 mile drive from Disney!

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    That is correct. I rented a Mercury Grand Marquis at DFW as a premium through Budget.
     
  14. DVC-Don

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    We got a Hyundai Sonata as a full size once.
     

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