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Pros: 4x4; v6
Cons: cargo space
Advice: go ahead! great suvgreat on the road, off road (4x4)
Pros: 3rd row seating standard
Cons: rear wheel drive
Advice: look at production dateyou don't see too many of these on the road and that's good for the buyer. A low price tag, great look's, and having something everyone else isn't driving is nice. I bought the LX model in Oct of 04. it drives great, a solid feel and the V6 gives power when needed. I have 4 kids so there is lots of room for them, thought the littlest ones dont have a great deal of leg room in the third row. there are some real nice standard features you'll be glad to have like 3 12 volt plugs for electronics the kids bring on long trips. Gas mileage isnt too bad at around 22 HWY. the interior is nice with wood grain and confortable seating. I can fit a twin size mattress in it w/ the seats down too. Wish there was a bit more room behind 3rd row with seats up though. Not thrilled about rear wheel drive, if you have the extra bucks, go for the EX model, especially in New England area.