I did extensive research and test
drives of the competition (Matrix,
Protege5 and Focus) before settling on
the Aerio SX AWD ABS. Basically,
with the best crash rating from the
IIHS and incredible value for an AWD
car, I couldn't resist. The seating
position and terrific views are
perfect for the city. Also, the
handling is good although highway
stability was prob. best in the
There is more seating room than the
others and the reliability has been
Lexus like. I have had no issues
whatsoever in 6 months.
AWD, ABS, safty rating, interior room,
lose the digital display (although it
is fine at night, I am a
traditionalist). Also, when the car
is wet, opening the windows allows
water to drop right into the door
cloth which I feel is an oversight.
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