I have 160,000 miles on this car that I have had for ten years. I have only done routine service on it, and just replaced my alternator about a month ago. I have never had any problems with the clutch or transmission and have had no major engine trouble.
Nice ride and fun to drive. Also gets good gas mileage. Slightly uncomfortable with 3 in the back, but can hold an amazing amount of stuff in the hatchback.
Exhaust system problems common on these. I replaced mine with a stainless steel system and have had no problems since.