My one big visual differentiator — which isn't just aesthetic, but practical when it comes to loading cargo longitudinally into the rear hatch area — is rear overhang. A properly executed rear overhang says "fuck pretend departure angles that you'll never use" and lets that ass just hang out there. But in a sexy way.… » 12/16/14 3:08pm Tuesday 3:08pm

True, I understand that's pretty rare. But all the other potential projectiles (including the beverage cart and its contents) can wreak havoc. But I'd bet most of the injuries were unbelted. Seems like a reasonable number of people going to/from toilets, reaching for overhead bags, and so on. » 12/16/14 2:05pm Tuesday 2:05pm

I say shop around for a tranny and stick with it. That car is young and the secondary market will still offer you a good price with 150k+ on it, especially with a new tranny (I recently joined the Odyssey fray and tranny replacements are almost expected from this generation). You'll get your money's worth out of it. » 12/16/14 10:15am Tuesday 10:15am