I have 5 kids, so the minivan was not
an option. This is a tank - I have a
7.3L diesel engine in mine, which
should run for a few 100,000 miles. It
is great for long trips, but not
something that you want to use to run
back and forth to the grocery store.
Take out the seats and it will carry
almost anything. It does not have all
the nice touches of the luxury mini-
vans - it is a bus. I have not had any
mechanical problems. The fit and finish
are not great - since I traded in an
acura on this van it took a little
getting uses to the molded plastic
doors and loose fitting pieces.
The kids never complain of not having
enough room. The separate rear control
for the air conditioner.
It needs more cup holders and rear
trash holders. The middle console could
have been better designed to actually
be useful for storing things - it is
basically just a couple of open
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