2006 Chevrolet TrailBlazer LT 4dr SUV 4WD (4.2L 6cyl 4A)
If you don't drive a lot of miles, the low MPG won't make too much difference. (This was actually cheaper for me to lease than a less expensive vehicle because of special GM rebates, even with the high gas prices.) Comfortable ride and lots of options and cool little features with the Info Center! The wind noise is noticeable, but the nice sound system will make you forget about it. Drives more like a car than a truck. Has lots of room for people and stuff. The dash controls have more knobs than buttons, so you can turn to your choice directly, instead of pushing a button 10 times to get there. Subtle, but nice. Overall, a great car/truck.
Easy-Out-Seat feature helps shorter drivers get in and out while still being able to sit high while driving. My dream come true!
Better gas mileage, of course. But small things, like overhead sunglass compartment or a bigger cell phone cubby would be nice. Maybe deeper cupholders too.