28 inches wide and 34 inches tall, or the other way around (which would be easier to fit)?
Subaru Forester might hold up to 32 inches tall.
Why the minivan exclusion?
The new Ford Transit Connect seems spot-on otherwise, though reliability is unknown on the new 2014. Older ones not as pretty or fun to drive.
The Honda Element's suitability will depend on what you find fun to drive, and mpg probably isn't great.