I am picky about my cars, and this one seemed like a no-brainer. It handles like a non-minivan, make me look younger than my late thirties, holds everyone in my family and then some, hauls all our camping gear, and gets great mileage. This is one of the hidden secrets of autodom.
Sliding doors, seat belts for six but quickly a home depot run-about with the pull of two handles, averaged 30 mpg on a road trip from MA to NC! Nice, high seating position. Auto climate control in a $19,000 vehicle?! Compare features with others, and you'll see the V-A-L-U-E.
More hp as long as mpg doesn't change. Need more towing capacity.