This is a perfect SUV for in-town/suburban driving. I have owned the car for a month and a half and we are averaging 33 mpg (not bad for an AWD SUV). I live 15 miles out of town. Therefore, driving 13 miles on the highway and 2 miles in town I am averaging 33 mpg. There is plenty of cargo space. The back seats fold forward for additional storage space. Overall, this is the best car that I have ever owned.
The new navigation system in the 09 vehicle is phenomenal. I didn't realized how nice the rear sensoring system was until I had this one (makes parallel parking a breeze). AWD for snow covered driving will be excellent. Very fun to drive.
I would like to see and increase in towing capacity.
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