I have a lot of fun driving mountain
curves and sandy roads in the desert.
The tight suspension and AWD provide
precise control and plenty of
traction. Freeway driving for several
days is also very comfortable for my
6'2" frame, even though I'm 60 and
have an arthritic hip. This car has
the highest (best) crash rating of any
small SUV. There is sufficient cargo
room in back, seating for four and the
leather is comfortable, and my wife
likes the heated seats.
I like the sculpted body design, large
wheels, low center of gravity and
powerful four cylinder engine. The
premium sound system is excellent. The
four wheel disc brakes and large
wheels provide excellent braking.
Interior lighting improved and wind
noise reduced. Rain gutters would
prevent cascading water when opening
doors. AWD should be selectable for
improved fuel mileage.