The cab is a too small for big people.
Feel tired driving long distances
since the seat is not comfortable,
especially if without a speed control.
Small engine offers good fuel economy,
but the trade off is poor
accelloration. Most of my driving is
on freeway. It achieves 31 mpg if I
remove the tailgate and drive @70mph.
60mph gives 35mpg with no load. In
town driving gives 33mpg (this is just
for me because I normally drive at
above 45mph for 20 miles each weekday
without many stops.) I travel about
700miles each weekend. So far I didn't
have any problem at all for
78000miles. I do the routine
maintinance and are very careful about
fluid levels, etc.
Good mechanical quality and
reliability. Hand-crank windows. Key-
locked fuel cover. Manual
transmission. In short--simplicity:
everything lasts for a long time.
Larger cab. Move throttle pedal so
people with big foot don't hit the
side when step on it. Move oil filter
so it can be reached easily. Windsheld
washer fluid should be sprayed romptly
when the lever is pulled. My truck's
wiper wipes the dry glass many times
before the fluid comes out