I have owned this since new - after the 1990 NY auto show it was a "must buy" even at $5,000 over the sticker. I bought it with the objective of getting long term reliability, low maintenance and a model shape that would be retained - all have been proven correct and have easily compensated for the high gas consumption (but it takes 87!). The one change I have made and would recommend (fenderbenders are expensive) is to replace the front bumper assembly with an ARB (not the cheap consmetic junk). Its been a great car, years of family skiing (where the Volvo couldn't go), team rides to soccer tournaments, beach fishing, loading up for college, carting rhodies, trees, lawnmowers etc.
Space and flexibilty with the three rows of seats and a fully removable last row.
Swap a $650 ARB for the cheap and very expensive $4,000 front "bumper" assembly. Also make sure you tuck all the seat hooks in properly when you put seats up etc. - or they will get crushed.
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