We bought this vehicle mostly because we disliked it the least. Coming out of driving only cars, I am appalled at how poorly this thing handles. Steering response is so slow mushy that I feel like I am sending signals to the engine room ("hard aport!") whenever I make a steering adjustment. Also, I was very surprised that the 6disk CD changer does not play mp3 encoded disks. On the plus side, the build quality is excellent, the engine is quite and responsive and the seating arrangement is very versatile
Split 2nd and 3rd row seats. Dash layout and design. Build quality.
Make a "sport" model with stiffer/lower suspension, better tires. Lighted steering wheel controls. CD changer that plays MP3 files. Make it 500 lbs lighter. Make interior lights "toggle" so there is a visual indicator of which ones are turned on (vs on because the door is open). Better mileage.
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