I bought this vehicle with 103K miles on it in 2006, I replaced the water pump and timing belt @ 105K miles, the harmonic balancer went out @ the same time and I had that replaced as well, other than that, which as far as I'm concerned are just normal maintenance issues, Excellent Vehicle. I have a growing family and need a bigger vehicle, but I would love to keep this just to see how much I can get out of it.
Good amount of power for a small SUV, shifts and drives very smoothly, clothe seats are very comfortable and very stain resistant, 4WD although rarely used is very solid and pulls through very well, low cost to own, exterior and interior build quality are excellent!
Better gas mileage would be great, I average about 17 mpg even with 160K miles on it, I would like the vehicle to be a little bigger, but you can't always get everything you want, gas mileage vs size.
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