I purchased my vehicle used just for
the winter. This got me around in the
snow and ice with no problem. It dug
through a big 12" dump of snow -- sure
it didn't plow through like a big
Suburban, but for it's size it did
What I don't like is the power of the
engine. It gets off the line fine, but
head on down the highway at 65 and the
engine let's you know it. A 1.8liter
engine, 88 horses under the hood, it
has to crank some heavy RPM's at 65.
Bottom line, this is a fun vehicle to
drive. You looking to do some heavy
hauling or travel in luxury, then spend
more and get a mid-size or full sized
SUV (and get about 8 mpg less too!).
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