After much research bought this XB to replace my 2005 Focus wagon--elec stability control primary reason. Great vehicle for day to day driving- especially when hauling room needed. Handling (with the add on stabilizer bar) is great! Plenty of power and room. (I am 6'3" 205 lbs). Really good standard sound system for this price class. Stability control has worked well so far in Cleveland snow. Have been very pleased with how car has handled cross winds on the highway. Weight and power good trade off for so- so gas mileage.
Handling and power. Also roominess hauling room with back seats down.
Why only one back up light? Had problems getting comfortable in driver seat. Lumbar back cushion has solved.