...Hopefully this update will improve the Rodeo's handling, as previous models we've tested were marked by a jiggly ride and excessive body movements during launches and stops. Three trim levels are available: S, LS and LSE. LS models add four-wheel disc brakes with ABS, along with a limited-slip differential and underbody skid plates. If you're looking for more luxury, top-of-the-line LSEs add an in-dash six-disc CD changer, leather seating and a power moonroof. Note that the option packages are slightly different this year, with a new Special Edition package for Rodeo S and a new Chrome...
...The Rodeo?s spare tire mounts inside on the base S model but may be stowed underneath the rear of the vehicle on 4WD versions. Interior The Rodeo seats five occupants, using two front buckets and a three-place, 60/40-split rear bench that folds to produce additional cargo room. A cassette stereo is standard. Moving up to the LS adds a six-speaker sound system, air conditioning, keyless entry, and power windows, locks and mirrors. Leather upholstery goes into the top-of-the-line LSE, which also has a CD changer, power sunroof and fog lights. Under the Hood Either a 130-horsepower, 2.2-liter...