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Pros: The look and the navigational system.. It looks like a sports car and handles like one.
Cons: The leather seats do not breathe.
Advice: Get all the options available if you are going to keep it for 3 or more years. I wish I had gotten the iPod connnectorI love my FX35. I have owned two. I was the first to purchased a 2003 in Las Vegas. The '05 is much better. Very sleek, fast and handles well. Always a head turner. However, the '05 is not as good on gas as the '03. Maximum city mileage is 15.7 miles with all the optimum factors in place. And the headlights are not as bright. but the '05, has fewer bugs. I do wish they would offer cooling seats just like they offer the heated seats. In the desert, the cool seats would make a differene. Small details like having all buttons lit would be nice and the all around camera should be a winner in the 2008. Personally, the smaller '08 does not appeal to me.
Pros: The engine
Cons: Seat adjusting
Advice: You have to test drive the car “Specially the sport pack, the one with 20” tires” it is different than any other driven cars.Performance wise … It is Nissan 350Z with higher ground clearance. Unique look Unbelievable coming from future vehicle 'Head turning'. Great Handling more-or-less like coupe cars. A bit of harsh ride. but that’s due to the sports suspension,with time you will get used to it. I loved this car.
Pros: Engine and exhaust.
Cons: Seats aren't as comfortable as they could be. The Volvo's were better
Advice: Get the Sport and Touring Pkgs.So far, I love this vehicle. It handles great, looks great, and is a joy to drive. I havent taken it on a long trip yet, but to this point, it;s been great. Sports car dressed up like an SUV!
Pros: Emphasizes Sport over Utility
Cons: Sacrifices Utility for Sport
Advice: The FX is a SUV for drivers, not passengers or cargoI've had an FX35 with the the Touring, Performance and Technology Packages for 8 months and 11,000 miles. The FX emphasizes the 'S' in SUV. The FX35's 280 hp engine is more than adequate and its manumatic transmission is excellent, the sport suspension is taut and doesn't allow much body roll, the 20' wheels and tires are wide and grippy, the exhaust note is the best available from a V-6 engine, and the seats are supportive and comfortable, even for passengers. However, the FX sacrifices the 'U' in SUV. It has a stiff ride for passengers, more engine noise than most passengers like, rear doors that must be opened wide for entry and egress, and little cargo room. Performance negatives include an adaptive cruise control that does not function smoothly or reliably enough, a slightly wide turning circle of 38.7 ft, and poor gas mileage (16.7 mpg on the highway at 80 mph and 15 mpg or less around town). The lane departure monitor works well enough to be useful during long highway excursions. The nav system's maps are 2 to 3 years out of date and its user interface, both the display and the controls, could be greatly improved. However, as a driver, I prefer the FX's balance of 'S' and 'U' over that of any other SUV I have driven.
Pros: unique look
Cons: absolutely nothing
Advice: go for it. It is an awsome suv.perfect urban SUV. Great Handling and get up. Very Comfortable. Awesome unique look. A++
Pros: AWD system.
Cons: A little noisy.
Advice: Just go for it.This is a real SUV(SPORT Utility Vehicle). It is very fun to drive (Like a sport car) and it has Off-road capabilities. It is just Perfect.....
Pros: The horsepower 280 horses, 0-60mph in 7 secs, or less and weighs in at 4300lbs.
Cons: a bit of harsh ride. but thats due to the sports suspension.
Advice: Buy it do not think about it!This is one unbelievable vehicle. They say it stars off at 37,000$ but really nicely equipped and i suggest going for the sports package with the suspension and 20inch rims for 2k more, the end result is about 45,000$. A bit of a harsh ride, but it drives, corners, accelerates and stops like a full sedan/coupe, with the luxuries of an mid-size SUV.