I received my 2.5 turbo awd on Dec
15,2003. It was great timing with a
good snow storm coming the next night.
I went out at midnight to drive up and
down the unplowed hills in this part of
Wisconsin and was amazed at the cars
ability to just go where I wanted it to
go with out any real effort. I
took a quick cruise to Detroit and back
(averaging about 78 mph going along
with flow of the crazy drivers around
Chicago and across Michigan) It was
extremely comfortable and secure
feeling. It has taken me a little
while to get used to the "turbo lag" in
city street driving. So far (about
5000 miles) it has been totally without
defect or problem.
The feature that tickled me the most
that I was unaware of was the large "i-
bolt" in the tool kit that can screw
into either the front or rear bumper
and serve to attach a cable to tow or
pull a stuck vehicle. In the last ice
storm both my daughter and wife got
This is really picky but I miss an on
board compass and a change holder that
is more functional for the toll booths.
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