Have not had this vehicle too long but already took it on a 7 hour road trip and was very happy with the performance.
I did manage to get the mileage for the buck but mostly when going 65 mph. I was very happy with the 3rd row feature which was the whole reason for buying this model since we had to drive around a few extra people while we were visiting.
Even with the 3rd seat up we could get some luggage in the back, an overnight bag and a few other things. I have a big family and someone always wants to tag along with me and my two kids.
I test drove the Mazda CX9 and Highlander but was most convinced by this model on price and performance.
The features I like are the media player, the drive, uses less gas and of course the 3rd row.
The radio speakers could be better and the dash seems like very thin plastic and it might crack with South Texas heat, hopefully not.