It came down to the Highlander and the Flex. We went with the Flex Limited with the 2nd row bench loaded with everything except for the vista moon roof and couldn't be any happier. For the same price of a Highlander Sport, you can get a top of the line Flex with all the bells and whistles. The car breaks necks everywhere you go and people are constantly asking me questions about it. I never thought I'd ever buy a domestic car, but Ford made me a believer with the excellent quality and styling they used on the Flex. I have a 2004 Pilot and the Flex feels better, looks better, and gets the same MPG. The white roof on the dark metallic blue paint really pops.
The navigation system is top notch, industry best. Sync and Sirius Travel link are keep me smiling. Kids love the DVD player. Best seat in the car is definitely the 2nd row; so much leg room it's unbeliveable comfy (comes with footrests too). Plenty of storage space even with 3rd row up!
I wish the Limited came with 22" rims instead of the 19's.
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