Let's update our opinions now that we have owned for a few months and put on some miles. My thoughts after 5+ months and 5,000 miles: STILL LOVE IT!!!! I am really liking the Passport over my previous Pilot so much more!!!!!! First, I really like the sportier look of the Passport over the Pilot (one of my wishlist items for last few years of driving Pilots). Love the features, size (I don't need third row) but has keep good size cargo area, comfortable ride, handling and power. It is a much quieter ride with more comfortable seats. I was nervous about the 9 speed transmission, but I haven't had any problems. I really like the Sport mode transmission. I finally used it a few weeks ago going up Colorado mountain pass. It worked really well as the climb was steep and the speed limit was low so it kept the transmission in a lower gear without trying to keep shifting. Now that I have used it; I will be using it more often. There are a few small dislikes/annoyances but the cons definitely outweigh those. Hope everyone is enjoying their ride as much as I am!!!