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First road trip

Took our first road trip with the Overland over Thanksgiving. In a word, Great! Me, wife, 9 month old and all our stuff drove to Buffalo, NY - about an 8 hour drive. The car held everything (including tub, high chair, play yard, etc!) with room to spare, drove great on interstates and back roads, and kept us all nice and comfortable. Loved the V8 in the hilly parts, averaged 19.5 mpg. Just a few flurries on the drive up, but we got to take a nice drive in 6-8" of active snowfall driving from relatives on Thanksgiving night. The truck handled great in the snow as well as the slushy mess the next day. Thank god for the slush mats!

All in all a great trip, gave it a well deserved wash and detail after getting back home.


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'Glad you had a great road trip!

That said, with all the gear in there for the kiddo...there's couldn't have been much room left for things like a change of underwear. LOL Kids don't travel light, eh?
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No kidding, they sure don't like to travel light. Thankfully their clothes are small


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Good for you! I live in Upstate NY and would never drive to Buffalo that time of year. Actually it would hard for you to get me to go any farther west than Syracuse, though I have done it.
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