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Unread 11-13-2005, 10:14 AM   #46
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you'd have to unbolt and remove the 3rd row from a Commander to fit 3 dogs, unless they're very small dogs.

In that cae, does the Commander have more space than the H3 in the back?

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Unread 11-13-2005, 11:01 AM   #47
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In that cae, does the Commander have more space than the H3 in the back?
Yup, about 10 cubic feet more.
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Unread 11-13-2005, 12:22 PM   #48
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Cargo capacity behind the 2nd row of the H3 is listed at 29.5cu-ft, the Commander is listed at 36.3cu-ft. However, having looked at both (though not side by side), it sure doesn't look like the Commander has that much more space.
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Unread 11-13-2005, 02:57 PM   #49
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perhaps it's due to the height factor, and therefore doesn't visually appear as significantly more spacious to some.

I've ordered a raingler cargo net, to maximize my (safe) cargo carrying capacity.

Still waiting for it.

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Unread 11-14-2005, 08:10 AM   #50
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i disagree

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you'd have to unbolt and remove the 3rd row from a Commander to fit 3 dogs, unless they're very small dogs.

just fold the third row down, and you're set... cargo area has plenty of space for the dogs... you might want to fold the second row flat too, however.
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Unread 11-16-2005, 09:57 PM   #51
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the comander i looked at today dindt seem to have much room in the back. I have kids so I looked at that first. if you put up the rear seats which dont look like htye would have much comfort or leg room there is nothing left for groceries or a stroller.

If you ask me and no one will...its really a 4 person car that can squezze in a few samll adults if need be if uncomfrtably.

the nissan armada now actauly seats 8 comfortably with room to spare for your diaper bag and stroller and... (not that I want one but I rented one my last trip to montana)



got 17mpg around town which surpised me
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Unread 11-16-2005, 11:09 PM   #52
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17 MPG in the Armada, that is amazing for around town. The Armada is HUGE inside, no doubt about that. And smooth and comfortable. But, HUGE outside too.

Yeah, I agree, there is zero room behind the third row in the Commander. But I think the seats are there for using in a pinch. I don't think they are meant to be used for daily use.

I toted 4 adults and 1 child in a Britax safety seat around in the first two rows and everyone was very comfortable.

I just got back from a 880 mile round trip. Cruising comfort is superb.

Going to do Old Mojave Road this weekend.

I wish it had a 12V plug in the rear for my ARB Fridge. And I wish it had more tie down spots, I am going to add some.
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Unread 11-16-2005, 11:12 PM   #53
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Yes I was very surprised but i took careful logs to see what MPG it was gonna get becuse when we realized it had comfort and room to spare for not only us our kids and gear but freinds as well we breifly thought about buying one.

in the end I said i rather make do with my XJ

I dont think new cares are ment to last beyond the 5~10 year mark even Toyota says that their new cars are ment to be replaced (service life) of 10 years

IM old school i belive a car should last as long as you properly maintain it with a refreshed drive train possibly every 300k miles or so.
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Unread 11-19-2005, 05:32 PM   #54
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if i wanted a hummer, i would've asked your sister...
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Unread 11-19-2005, 05:38 PM   #55
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why? is yours out of town?
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Unread 11-22-2005, 03:12 PM   #56
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I hear that the five cylinder engine could use more power.
gahahah a 5 cylinder volvo engine in a chevy colorado with a shrunken hummer body
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Unread 11-22-2005, 03:19 PM   #57
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pretty sure the 5-cyl is a GM motor. F*rd owns Volvo, so why would GM be using a "Ford" powerplant?
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