I bought this new in 99. Loved it
both on and off road. Did all regular
maintenaince (tune ups, oil changes)
at regular intervals. Brakes and
rotors finally needed to be replaced
at 70k miles. One of the front
calipers failed 3 days after the
brakes were done but I think the
mechanics had something to do with
that. Ball joints needed to be
replaced last week at 76k miles.
Battery needs to be replaced as of
tonight. Other than those items this
car has been rock solid! Still drives
like a champ. Was going to buy the
new VW Toureg but can't justify
getting rid of this yet.
Ride is very comfortable. Controls
for driver are easily reachable.
Turning radius is awful!
Tweak the engine to get a little more
HP out of it.