Tiny turning circle makes the vehicle as easy to maneuver and park as a car.
Rated “Good” on crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Ground clearance of 8.7 inches lets it tackle snow and uneven terrain.
All-wheel drive means it is ready for changing road and terrain conditions.
Plenty of leg and head room in both rows.
Abundance of cargo space.
Great braking capabilities.
Affordable price to appeal to even a smaller budget.
Generous number of storage compartments in cabin.
Long list of accessories that can be added for customization.
Roof rails are helpful for carrying kayaks, snowboards and other outdoor gear.
Transmission choices are behind the times.
Lacking in acceleration and towing capabilities.
Boxy exterior styling.
Low-quality materials are used throughout the cabin.
Elevated rear seat makes passengers feel as though they are looking down on the front row.
Rear seat is more practical for two passengers rather than three, due to the placement of cup holders and armrest.
Exterior is a little dull since the 2.5X does not get the vented hood.
No optional navigation system available.
Standard audio system is weak.
One of the slowest four-cylinder crossovers on the market.