Pros
* Comfortable, ergonomic cabin and controls
* Power when you need it for passing and pulling up grades

Cons
* Exterior looks like an amalgam of three different SUVs
* It has a V-8, it feels like a V-8, but it doesn't sound like a V-8

2009 Kia Borrego EX 4x4

Price $39,250 (as tested)
Engine 4.6L 32-valve DOHC V-8
Horsepower 337@6,000 rpm
Torque (lb-ft) 323@3,500 rpm
Transmission Six-speed automatic
Suspension Independent with coilovers (f), multi-link with coils(r)
Brakes Four-wheel disc with ABS, traction control, and stability control
Wheelbase 114 in
Width 75.4 in
Max Trailer Weight 7,500 lbs
Seating 2/3/2
MPG 15/20 (EPA), 17.4 (as tested)