I test drove this car in March in
Chicago during a freezing rain shower.
I couldn't make this car break loose.
The traction was amazing. The car felt
solid, very stable, had more storage
room than my 4runner, and with the low
center of gravity and the ACE option,
seemed less likely to roll over. The
aluminum body will not rust either (a
big + for here in Chicago). The
visibility is excellent. The braking
ability is excellent. It's sort of
slow with respect to accelleration but,
if I wanted a fast car I would have
bought a Mustang. Other that a loose
connection in the fuse box that
affected the fuel pump, the car has
been perfect for 3 years and counting.
The cargo area is very tall so, many
items can be hauled standing up. The
electric windshield is great. No more
scraping in the winter. Winters here
are usually pretty terrible. The Disco
gives you a driveability and
safety advantage over other vehicles
when it gets bad outside.
Larger rear door/seat openings. Lots
of room once you get back there. Larger
cup holders in front. The AC/heater LCD
display is hard to see in direct
sunlight. MPG is 15 Mpg city/hwy &
about 18 MPG hwy. For a 4900 LB vehicle
with a V8 & full time AWD, it's