We wanted to put some distance between
the back of our seats and the kids
shoes. We got that and then some.
Have traveled 1000's of miles of
highway with the fam and loved it.
Could never do it in a minivan.
Mechanical problems: AC compressor
froze and got stuck in the winter,
cooling system leaks, had radiator
replaced at 85000. No other major
repairs, current miles 112000.
OK fuel economy for the size, huge
interior space, smooth.
Tighter mirrors, they do vibrate too