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Pros: navigational system
Cons: jet black grill
Advice: If you plan to take one on a test drive you better be prepared to drive home with it.From the minute we pulled off the lot it was all power. I was so impressed with the way the car handled it was no doubt i had to buy it. Not to mention it was comfortable and had enough gadgets to keep you busy for hours.
Cons: the moonroof
Advice: buy it!!!!!!!!!!1 Youl LOVE IT TRUST MESuperb vehicle, the best smooth, confortable suv on the market, great gas mileage for its size especially a 4x4 i get around 13-15city and 18-22hwy on 2wd mode, it tows up to 8,900lbs, and it never lowers the rear when towing my 7,500lb travel trailer, the seats have heaters and coolers, love the DVD Navigation system, its the best vehicle you could buy, you can get 520miles in 1 full tank, never bounces on the freeways especially the one from L.A to Vegas.
Cons: Gas Milage
Advice: I would recommend the vehicle, however, check the service record of your dealer as some appear to not want to honor warrant work.This is my first large American made SUV. The last four have all been Landcruisers, 93, 97, 2000, and 2002. The handling is excellent for such an large SUV. The ride is smooth, and very comfortable. As I look around the vehicle, I see that its build quality very good. I purchased the new 04 in January of 05, and now have 11000 miles after 7 months of driving. I initially had a problem with defective tires, and they were promptly replaced, this was on my third day of ownership. The only other non-routine service was a crack in the drivers side rearview mirror frame, and it was replace under warranty. Gas milage has been on par with my cruiser with an average of 14 miles per gallon. I like the vehicle, and purhcased it for its size, looks, and handling. The vehicle is black and the AC works great in the hot Phoenix heat. I did not know what to expect with respect to quality, however, it appears that the initial quality on my unit is good.
Pros: Navigation System, Stereo, power everything
Cons: Super Unleaded Fuel
Advice: If you can't afford the gas, buy something else.I compared a large number of vehicles before settling on the Navigator. It is truly a beautiful vehicle and a pleasure to drive.
Pros: apperance, ride
Cons: inferior reliability
Advice: DO NOT BUY !!Do not buy this car. It is inferior to other makes (lexus,toyota). This vehicle should cost half of what it does. The rear axle has failed with only 15,000 miles (left my wife on the side of the road). The dealer I purchased it from would not help her. Another dealer recovered it and has had it in the shop for 2 weeks. You will pay luxury prices for the navigator and get very little service after you write the check.
Pros: it is a beautiful car
Cons: window control placement, lack of space around gear shift for personal items
Advice: be careful!Purchased new in 2003. Beautiful car...however...this car has had problems from the start, in the shop at least eight times ... replaced under warranty so far... 3 stereos, 2 rearview mirror motors, 1 automatic seat motor (and the seat will not move again now so will have to be replaced again I am sure)... Whopper: a new alternator within only 20 months of purchase - had to be towed from the side of the road last summer in 100 degree heat! Window washer fluid has always leaked but has never been fixed. Now when anything of an electrical nature happens: i.e. cell rings while charging, auto door lock upon acceleration, air conditioner turns on - the radio makes this popping buzzing noise. Sounds like my volkswagen I drove in college - at ten times the price!! I am afraid that one day soon - it will just stop running all together! Warranty ends soon - we will have to find another car to avoid the continuing money pit.
Pros: steering wheel switches
Cons: Uncomfortable front seats
Advice: Don't just test drive this vehicle around the block.Most uncomfortable front seats I have ever owned.