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Pros: Solid ride and handling
Advice: Don't believe the 'premium fuel' requirement - do your research and run regular - you'll never notice the difference and it's fine for the engine.You have to drive one to understand what a great vehicle this is. Compared it to Pilot, Highlander, and the Acura MDX. The Endeavor blows them away. Roominess, power, quiet, looks - it's got it all. Plus an unbeatable warranty. And for thousands less than the others!
Pros: Power, AWD, Space, Looks, Dash,
Cons: Gas mileage, air vents leak when off, rear window hard to see out
Advice: Buy it great deal for $$$$$Drives like a car with the power of an SUV.
Cons: All of the above
Advice: Do alot of research... there are better models out therei have had my 2004 endeavor since 10/04... it is not a reliable car. It has been in the shop 5 different times! 1 recall....2 times for the radiator... replace lash adjusters....2 times tire pressure sensor....2 times hydrolic trunk lift... this is my second Mitusbishi car (I previously had an 02 Galant, which I loved) and I will not buy a 3rd!
Pros: Roominess, power
Advice: find a dealer near you.We got our Endeavor slightly used from an Avis Car auction. It had 8000 miles. It now has 20,000. We really like it. The plusses are it's interior roominess especially the back seat and cargo area. The styling is well done, but not luxurious. Nice stereo. Good power and torque in the engine. We like the large standard tires and awd for the snow and ice. Not much for aftermarket accessories yet. Minuses: it has maintenance paid for it's first couple of years, but good luck finding a Mits dealer near you, and it is like pullig teath to get another dealer to do the standard inspections and bill Mits.
Pros: Roominess, storage
Advice: BUY BUY BUYI test drove almost all the SUV's for 2004. Ths Endeaver blew them all away, for roominess, comfort, ease of handling, and with 255#'s of torque this suv 'MOVES'. Before you buy, check the stats. For the money, nothing comes close.
Pros: Innovative styling and handling
Cons: luggage rack crossbars are an option on the LS? (come on)
Advice: Just take a test drive and then get educated and make your best deal.I have owned much more expensive vehicles of this type and I drove just about everything comparable in the marketplace, but I bought this one and I am thrilled! It is powerful, has great traction in wet and slippery conditions. I love the size and room, not too big but not too small. Tows my small boat just fine. Good fuel ecomomy compared to others. Drives and rides like a luxury vehicle (thanks to the independent rear suspension) I really like the way it looks, it is not a copy cat or wanna be, it is what it is and it is a solid vehicle! Great crash test scores, 100,000 mile drive train warranty. What else could you possibly expect in this price range? I think the best way to find out about the Endeavor is to drive one, that is what sold me!
Pros: Acceleration, Unique exterior styling, Handling, Audio System sound quality
Cons: Overdone interior, rubber-like upper dash
Advice: Have fun with it!Well i own the 2004 Endeavor LS...my mom bought it for me as a graduation gift. I like acceleration so at first i was weary about getting the endeavor..but i needed alot of space to commute back and forth from school and home. The Endeavor has ended up the be the best vehicle for me...it has radical styling so i always get attention wherever i go....The interior might be a little to futuristic for me, espcially with all of the rubber-like material that covers the large expanse of the upper dashboard. There is plent of room for me and four of my friends and the cargo bay handles all of our stuff with ease. What impressed me most was acceleration. Using the sport tronic shifter you can get this truck to sprint. One night i out accelerated a Cadillac CTS (no lie). I would recommend this SUV to anybody. The main gripe for me had to be the starting price of the base model (almost 26k) but hey i didn't pay for it!!!