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MISSION ACCENTUATE 3-ROW WITH PARSIMONY:
Your Mission, Should you Choose to Accept it, is as follows:
Take the most efficient version of the best selling 3-Row crossover SUV.
Slap it onto a new modular platform
Drape it 2020's modern, showing more leg
Make it more useful, communicative, and entertaining