I just purchased the base American Value model, and don't regret it a bit.
The RAV 4 and the CRV were close to being the winner, when I gave Dodge another look.
I don't feel short changed at all, except I saved thousands off the sticker compared to those two.
Beautiful inside and out, with great build quality.
My kids love the back seats that move and recline, great for long trips.
The rebates the other guys did not offer really made it a no brainer.
Living in S. FL I didn't need or want a sun roof, so don't feel cheated out at all.
Runs smoother than the other options, less get up and go with the 2.5, but will save on speeding tickets.
Quality inside and out.
Really nice inside, seats, door panels, understated, not over the top like Ford or Toyota.
Gas milage on 2.5 should be better in 2013 than it is.
Come on now.