This is the second Intrepid we've had and will buy another in the future unless Dodge comes up with a more comfortable, better driving car with better performance. We use the car for long distance trips (over 2 hours) because I have ankylosing spondylitis, a painful spinal and large joint arthritis. It has been driven in the Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee mountains and in Florida with equal ease and enjoyment.
Simply, the comfort of the interior and the ease of handling. Secondary is the fuel efficiency.
Make the tilt of the steering wheel more pronounced to increase ease of entry for people with bad backs.