I bought this car new in Dec. 2007 and have put more than 121K miles on it.
This has been the most reliable car I have ever owned.
Other than replacement of the recalled ignition switch and electric power steering motor; and a repositioning and splicing of the daytime running light harness at the radiator support and oiling of the HVAC fan, this car has had no other maintenance other than prescribed preventive service, which I do myself.
Maintenance on this car is simple and not expensive.
Front seating is comfortable for long trips to work and back.
I'm tall and this is the only small car I've driven where I remain comfortable for the length of the drive.
Maintenance on this car is simple, straightforward and not expensive.
Since the car is out of production, this question is moot.
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