As many of you already know this ute is superb: strong, really smooth ride, can drive for hours, very comfortable. Sturdy interior will keep serving you over a long period of time.
My disappointment came with realising that I cannot use the 4×4 low gear to hold the car from accelerating off-road down hill – the so-called manual gear cannot be locked into 1st 2nd or 3rd gear and the use of the brakes is a must – very dangerous in some off-road situations.
The other off-road issue is that the VDC (Vehicle Dynamic Control) that is there to prevent wheel spins is automatically shut off… go figure why.
Not too good for 4×4 off-road users. I will not buy the same Ute again with the same 4×4 limitations.