As a non-car-owner, I drive a lot of different cars on weekends and for errands. This one was rented for a weekend of 4 people car camping.
I drove around the city picking people up and was surprised by how long it was. Backing up was a little harrowing since it is SO LONG, but that does mean it can fit nearly all my belongings in it. As a nice addition though, it has a slow to fast beep to tell you when you're about to smash into a car behind you.
The smart doors were a little annoying, but we all got used to it. God forbid you'd have to use a muscle - it's all buttons to open and close.
Once we got 4 people and all our stuff in, we started out onto the highway. Unfortunately, since it looks like a slow soccer mom van, everyone on the highway cit me off. However, once it got up to speed it was nice and fast.
My passengers opened and poked at every nook and cranny and pronounced it "cool". There were drink holders for everyone, individual seats (not bench), containers on the ceiling, and plenty of space for stretching out and cargo.
On the way, we listened to NPR and everyone could hear it clearly, which is somewhat of an anomaly since usually speakers are in places that cargo covers. The front and rear climate controls definitely came in handy as well.
Once we got to the turnoff for our destination, there was a 6 mile dirt road - the van felt more like a pickup truck than a car on this portion. It handled well and maintained its stability so my passengers didn't feel like we were offroading.
As a side note: we got a flat tire on the way back. There was a notification that the back left tire was low and I ignored it - how do they do that anyway? We couldn't change it because we'd never lowered a tire from underneath. Once the spare was on, it surprisingly felt normal (though slower of course).
In all, it handles well and has decent pick-up, but its highlight is the little comforts on the interior and its cargo space.
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