Leased a 2007 EXL in late 2006. Loved it and just traded for a new 2010. The seat configuration is perfect for our family. Slide over the second row captains chair to enter third row from side - makes entry and exit so nice for kids. Electric doors are great. Folding third row is easy. Mechanically superb with no issues over 3 years and 45K miles. Engine power is more than adequate, shifting is smooth. Ride is very nice. My wife still hates the idea of driving a minivan, but agrees this van was the best overall vehicle we ever owned. Don't know how you can rate this "fun to drive" after owning high performance cars, but certainly is great for the family.
Smooth acceleration, Ride Quality, Leather seating, Space, Comfort, Easy in/out for little ones.
OEM tires are no good in snow. Never replaces on the 2007, but had trouble on small hills every snowfall. Have a friend that replaced original Michelins with with Kumhos and traction problem solved. Interior noise could be dampened more for a $34K vehicle.