I think the rodeo is very good for its
price, even though it has a few
drawbacks, every vehicle does. The
seatback latch cover fell off, the
plastic peice that covers the door
light came off, I do get a squeak
somewhere (don't know where). The ride
is a little rough, but compared to an
expedition where my head hit the
ceiling when i went over a
pothole...its not too bad. The power is
good, but not excellent. Kinda sluggish
on the highway. The breaks are
efficient enough, even though I get the
anti lock shake, as i call it every now
and again. The handling is a little on
the looser side, but not enough to
really make a difference.
The visibility. The dashboard has
everything in plain view, no hidden
gages. The dependability. The stereo
and six cd changer is nice.
The power/winter drive buttons need to
be moved away from near the cup holders
(spills tend to go inside them). Maybe
the on the fly button should be put on
the gear shifter like on a Toyota.
Small cosmetic improvements...like the
seat latch mentioned above can be
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