Packing it in and Hauling All-Out
Report: 3 of 4
Previous reports: March/April 2018
Base price: $111,350
Price as tested: $128,332
Miles to date: 19,424
Miles since last report: 5,322
Average mpg (this report): 12.42
Test best tank (mpg): 17.79 (highway between 70-75 mph)
Test worst tank (mpg): 12.21 (in town and off-road mixed)
This period: Passenger-door body cladding falling off again; oil change.
Problem areas: Gearbox fault code; fuel filler still causes vapor recovery-equipped nozzles to continually shut off making fuel stops a frustration.
“Why don’t the rear seats fold flat? That’s just dumb.”
“The tires look fat—like skateboard wheels.”
“Even the wipers are well-tuned. They’re not thought-controlled, are they?”