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Pros: The exterior body style & the black dashboard and door material.
Cons: The interior material (gray cloth) is horrible. Even water stains the seats. It is definately not a child friendly interior. The second row seats also have no arm rests, so child car seats and even adults tip over when you round a corner.
Advice: If I were to purchase this type of van again, I would only purchase a leather interior. I probably would not purchase this type of vehicle again. I am disappointed in it. I am anxious for the pull-ahead program!!The van handles well. It is somewhat 'loud' for a minivan. We had to have the brakes replaced twice by 16,000 miles.
Pros: Interior design
Cons: Air vents only project straight forward. Driver and passenger only get air on sides of body.
Advice: Great looking family van.Has great pick up. Not so good gas milage compared to the 2000 montana. Front suspension is a little noisey but, so was the 2000.
Pros: Truck front end and dual sliding doors
Cons: interior carpet
Advice: Buy itReplacing a 1991 minivan for company vehicle. More power with as good or better mileage. Modern design, including truck front engine compartment (looks less like a standard minivan, besides superior access to engine). Solidly built with good available power. In 6,000 miles and 6 months, it has performed flawlessly and dependably. Looks good and packs well on heavy (for a minivan) platform. Easy to park with good visibility and my wife will drive it. Lots of things a family vehicle would feature that I don't really use, like the built in DVD player, IR headphones, etc. The dual sliding doors are a godsend to me. The only thing I see as a negative is the quality of the seat material (I couldn't wait for the leather package, but STRONGLY recommend it), which is serviceable. The carpet is a bit cheap. Those are very minor concerns, and overall, I love this vehicle.