Phenomenal towing capacity at 8,100 pounds.
Potential for nine-passenger seating with a bench in the front.
Amazing amount of cargo space with and without seats in place.
Strong acceleration from its V8 engine.
Available rear seat entertainment system.
Smooth and quiet ride.
Off-road suspension is available.
OnStar included for first six months.
Solid reputation as a reliable vehicle for nearly eight decades.
Steel safety cage surrounds the cabin.
Airbags in all three rows.
Powertrain grade braking allows the engine torque to be used to help slow the vehicle down on descents, thereby reducing brake wear.
Poor fuel-economy at 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway.
Third row seat is not practical for adult passengers.
To make use of full cargo capacity, the heavy and awkward seats need to be removed.
Steering is not at all nimble.
The length and weight of the vehicle as well as the large turning circle makes it a challenge to park and maneuver in tight spaces.
Expected to have a long braking distance like the 2012 model.
Exterior styling is boring.
17-inch wheels are hardly attractive on such a large vehicle but larger wheels are costly.
Backup camera, blind-spot monitoring and parking sensors are optional, but should be standard on a vehicle of this size.