I wish it opened all the way too... kinda.It would be nice if the moonroof opened a bit more, it's two pieces though so I get it. One thing I am very happy about is it can tilt, I love this feature and wish more would do it.
I saw in a review somewhere that if the shade is closed and you open the windows for fresh air, the shade flaps around making an incredible racket. Can anybody attest to this, or let me know if this is not the case? I am placing my order this weekend and still on the fence about ordering the Touring vs ordering the Limited as fully upgraded as I can get it without the moonroof. I am a little sensitive to noises and with two kids in the car, I get enough from them!
The first car with a moonroof I bought was in 1987. Sometimes, you don't realize how much you like something until you have it. Every car I have bought since has had a moonroof (my 2000 Mustang GT Convertible, of course, has the ultimate moonroof:tango_face_wink.The huge moonroof was a feature I had to have. Which has been funny for my wife and I since we have always gotten her a moonroof in her cars, but I never wanted it in mine. The moonroof in her Outback is good, no doubt, but it's small. And then I saw the forester's roof, quite a bit larger, and thought that looked interesting, but I wasn't looking for a forester.
And then I saw the approximately 4 acre size of the Ascent moonroof. No regrets on this! The tint level off the roof is perfect; it lets in lots of light and the various positions make it flexible.
It does have a two step method instead of the three step. I will show you how...I do wish the moonroof closed all the way when you close it, instead of staying tilted open. I've never had a car that's done this before. Until we got used to it, there were lots of times I left it open.
I do like the amount of light that comes in, with the two panes of glass. The bright, airy interior was one of the reasons we picked this over the CX-9.