# How long is 4.08 meters?

It's about as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen)
The length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is about 4.079 meters.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 4.079 m. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about seven-tenths as tall as a Giraffe
The height of a Giraffe is about 5.70 meters.
An adult giraffe may grow to be up to 6 m tall. Adult giraffes require very little sleep, averaging just 1.9 hours per day.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
The height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is about 2.30 meters.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 2.3 m. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.

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It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as tall as André the Giant
The height of André the Giant is about 2.20 meters.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 2.2 m tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 2.1 m and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as tall as Shaq
The height of Shaq is about 2.20 meters.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 2.2 m tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about two times as long as a Queen Size Bed
The length of a Queen Size Bed is about 2.032 meters.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 2.032 m from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about two times as long as a King Size Bed
The length of a King Size Bed is about 2.032 meters.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 2.032 m from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about two times as tall as Michael Jordan
The height of Michael Jordan is about 2 meters.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 1.980 meters tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 0.20 meters shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about half as long as a London bus
The length of a London bus is about 8.380 meters.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 8.38 m in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about two times as long as a Full Size Bed
The length of a Full Size Bed is about 1.9050 meters.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 1.905 m from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about two times as long as a Twin Size bed
The length of a Twin Size bed is about 1.9050 meters.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 1.905 m from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side)
The height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is about 1.790 meters.
(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 1.79 m in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as Napoleon
The height of Napoleon is about 1.70 meters.
(a.k.a. Napoleon Bonaparte; a.k.a. Napoleon I, a.k.a. Napoleone di Buonaparte) (1759-1821) (French leader)
Despite his frequent characterizations as much shorter than average, Napoleon was a period-average height of approximately 1.70 m. The mis-characterizations have been attributed to British propaganda and to the confusion between French and British units of measurements used at the time.
It's about two-and-a-half times as tall as Danny DeVito
The height of Danny DeVito is about 1.50 meters.
(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 1.5 m tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.
It's about two-fifths as tall as a Telephone Pole
The height of a Telephone Pole is about 11 meters.
(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 11 m tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.

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