Gas costs a lot, especially when you are driving across the county. Why pay an extra $100-150 per night to stay in a crappy motel?
While it’s true that finding a safe, legal place to park is one of the toughest things about sleeping in your car, it’s not impossible.
Sleeping in the car is a lot easier than setting up a new campsite every night or checking into a hotel. Drive in, go to sleep, get up, go!
The back seat of a car doesn’t offer the comforts of a hotel bed. I’m a fairly short person, and I still couldn’t fully stretch out in the back seat of my small SUV.