I wanted to trade my 2000 4 door VW Golf for
something tougher. I got the same interior
room plus rugged non-unibody construction,
4WD, awesome ground clearance, a huge
"trunk", and much improved reliability. I lost
the car's smooth ride, handling and on road
performance, but I think this is a truck that I
will have for a long time, hopefully forever.
One of the best off-road performers in stock
form. Mine came with 4WD, 10" of ground
clearance and a locking rear diff from the
dealership. I chose this truck because it was
the perfect size. Not too big and not too
Better interior materials. Velour with vinyl is
not quite up to par with the price, and the
interior styling is drab compaired to the well
done exterior. A nice simple FJ40 style dash
would be a great improvement.
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