This is the true SUV, especially the "Utility" aspect, since it conforms to nearly all my needs. Also, there's great value here in all its added creature comforts and the great reputation for safety. In city driving, it's peppy and its short turning radius is great for parking. On interstate drives it is wonderfully comfortable for me and an 85 lb collie. On the sport side, it can transport up to three sea-kayaks comfortably and cross-country skis can fit inside (over the front seat median). I do give up some things like having to slowing down on the curves, overall gas mileage (21) can be better and telescoping steer wheel and memory seats would be nice, but, overall, it's a winner.
Dashboard features. Huge moonroof.
Option for lower chassis or variable height. Wwork to get gas mileage higher (my experience is 21mpg). Add telescoping steer wheel. Add memory seat seating.