Agreed. There is a difference in maintenance schedules, but I've never seen it as extreme as was stated above. Ironically, the biggest differences in maintenance schedules between cars and bikes seem to come from areas other than the engine. Precautionary brake master cylinder rebuilds and steering component… » 2/12/15 11:35am 2/12/15 11:35am

So it actually put down 229hp. That's pretty damn close to the advertised 220hp. Less than 5% off. Sounds to me like they're doing the same thing other manufacturers have done in the past (Dodge SRT-4 comes to mind) and advertising the wheel power rather than the crank power. » 2/04/15 12:31pm 2/04/15 12:31pm

Counter-counter-point: There's nothing lazy about choosing to park in the first available spot you find rather than endless circling around crowded, snow-covered streets wasting time, wasting fuel, and adding to congestion. In my experience, finding a spot in Chicagoland is hard. There just aren't enough street… » 2/02/15 1:13pm 2/02/15 1:13pm

I bought almost exactly the car pictured, and I completely agree with you. You don't buy a wagon for its looks. You buy a wagon because you find the compromises of the alternatives unacceptable. It functions better than anything else as an all-rounder.
A sedan won't fit 4 adults plus luggage, dog, mountain bike,… » 1/29/15 10:21am 1/29/15 10:21am