TruckLess 5pts While disk vs. drum brakes' stopping ability is debatable, disk brakes are infinitely easier/cheaper to maintain than drum brakes - just pull the caliper bolt, swing the caliper away, pull & replace the pads, swing the caliper back down and replace the caliper bolt. Ever try to pull a drum off - after, say, 80,000 miles? ... get all the dirt out and get all the pieces back in the correct places? It's a nightmare!I applaud the upcoming cylinder-injection and 6-speed transmissions, though 8-speeds would be more current, rather than simply meeting what competition is forcing one to do. The gears and cylinder-injection along with flattening the bottom (to reduce air drag) should boost highway mileage a good 2 - 3 mpg.