Originally Posted by chanomatik
The Mazda and Honda vehicles are actually quite nice, but now that Subaru's gas mileage is becoming much more competitive, I'd go for full-time AWD any day over part-time, lop-sided 4WD.
After spending sometime with the pilot in winter conditions, I'd have to say the Pilot does better than the Tribeca. The Tribeca had wierd traction control quirks, that other drivers also complained about in various models. The Honda Pilot has had no issues.