The all-wheel-drive system is available for the majority of the trim levels.
The base V6 engine delivers reliable acceleration and does not feel sluggish.
The new transmission shifts smoothly and with the right timing.
Handling is well-composed and the steering is accurate and weighted properly.
Braking performance shows stability under heavy braking and the brake pedal helps in the ease of use.
A good amount of features for passenger convenience comes standard for the base trim.
The high safety ratings provide a sense of security for the potential buyer.
Advanced safety and driver aids are available options starting with the midrange trim levels.
It easy to enter the cabin and the first and second rows are spacious.
The cushion of the seats is comfortable even on longer trips.
The ride quality is settled and even the bigger bumps and cracks did not impact as much.
Space for cargo is vast when folding down the second and third rows of seats.
Fuel efficiency for highway driving is better than most competitors in its category.
The RS trim is only available in front-wheel-drive version despite being the sportiest trim.
There are no options for a more potent engine for the more expensive trim levels.
The roof rails and sunroof are not available for the base trim levels.
The shape of the cushion of the seats is relatively flat.
The front seats could use more lateral support.
The legroom for the third row is tighter than the first and second rows.
Fuel efficiency in city driving for midsize SUVs is generally lower.