Sturdy, truck frame, doesn't feel like a delicate car whose suspension has been raised and given 4WD. Inspires confidence in bad weather and on rough trails. Fun to drive in the snow and slush! Feels safe. VDC works well when roads are slick. Good ground clearance with key components tucked up under the frame. Excellent acceleration. Very responsive engine and transmission. Quiet on the highway. Comfortable for four on a trip.
Powerful engine, responsive steering and handling, maneuverability, how quiet it is on the hwy considering this is a rugged, adventure oriented vehicle. Versatile interior for real outdoor enthusiasts. Plenty of head room. Mileage is good for full frame (heavier) and performance of vehicle.