Though the shoe-shaped EX35 shares the coupe-meets-SUV look that has come to define the crossover genre, it’s simply not very roomy. Even average-height drivers will have a hard time fitting in the cockpit without brushing the headliner, and the grocery-holding way-back is actually smaller than many sedans’ trunks. Sure, the EX is fun to drive, but if you’re hoping to cart more than your spouse, two tots, and a couple of small bags, you’re in the wrong ride.
get-gadget Beautiful fit and finish—doors close with a soul-satisfying thunk, and the interior is spectacular. Better performance than the X3 for about 13 percent less cheddar.
Tired Cramped interior and cargo areas. Middling mileage.