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Pros: Captain's chairs
Cons: needs more adjustment on second row seats
Advice: The extra money for the dual sliding doors is worth itDrives similar to a car,rides firm with air shocks,the four captain's chairs are the only way to go,unless u need the built in child seats.Good for those long trips,DVD keeps u from hearing THE same question from the kids.
Pros: Stereo sound when I play my favorite music.
Cons: No windshield wiper in the rear window.
Advice: Buy it nowA wonderful vehicle. Getting used to accelerating took a few days, but now 3 months later I love it. Unlike the other reviewer I've never had any problems. The DVD sounds wonderful while driving. The 25 gallon gas tank is great too, but it's a gas guzzler.
Pros: exterior re-design... looks like an SUV not a minivan
Cons: the DVD player has electronic noie in the speakers from the engine and GM won't fix it!!!!
Advice: don't buy it if you have kids that use the DVD alot...the noise is really bad!!!!!Ok, we had a 2000 montana and just loved the redesign of the SV6....everything is really nice...more cupholders....better ride.....just overall a tighter vehicle than the 2000 model.....BIG PROBLEM we found the next day after we bought it.....when the DVD player is playing through the speakers, engine noise is coming through the speakers....not jsut a little alot....the dealer and GM said they will not fix it...and have found out it is possibly a problem with them all....so try it before you buy it...run a DVD and see if when you push the gas pedal you don't get some electronic intereference in the speakers.....GM customer service rep told me today 'We will close your file and call you an unsatisfied customer' DUH!!!! a 10 day old car and a refusal to fix my problem what elso would I be!!!! Other thatn this problem the car is fine...but as much as our kids use the DVD it is gonna peave me everytime I hear that noise that GM refused to fix it!!!! ENOUGH!!!!!!!
Cons: Controls not user friendly
Advice: Look beyond the exterior appearanceThe vehicle as a great appearance, handles good, but has more road noise than it should. Also wind noise is excessive. It is comfortable as for seating. More thought should have been put into the controls to be more user friendly. I am disappointed in the cargo space when all seating is being used in comparison to the 1999 Montana I previously owned. Overall not a bad vehicle.