After researching this car for more than six months, I purchased the v/8 with the tech package in may of 2010. The 4.6 liter engine rocks. It's smooth and powerful. The nav system is first rate. It does however take me the long way around sometimes. The radio and sound system is middle of the road but acceptable. Fit and finish is as good as I have seen on much more expensive cars. Ride and handling is great. Fuel efficiency is not what I expected. The car is rated at 25 mile per gallon highway. After three long trips the best mine has done is 23. That strictly highway and staying south of 75 miles per hour. Overall rating 8.
The tech package , including smart cruse control. The icy blue interior lighting is the best interior lighting i have ever seen. I love it.it's soft while at the same time illuminating. Man oh man. Interior seating is very comfortable on long trips and never harsh.
The trip computer resets the miles per gallon automatically when i refill the gas tank, without any input from the operator. This would have been a sale killer had i known it before buying. The elapsed time also resets automatically,annoying but not as much as the mpg.