2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco 4dr Sedan (1.4L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
I did quite a bit of research on all the latest compact cars coming out and the Cruze Eco was by far the best value for price, features and economy (the new Elantra was in close 2nd but I'd take a turbo 4cyl any day over NA 4cyl). I have about 1500 miles on the car so far and couldn't be more pleased: handles great, quality interior, lot of features and averaging 39mpg (80:20 split hwy/city thru semi-hilly terrain). I was pleased to see how much room is available in the front seat and trunk.
Fuel economy, turbocharged engine, integrated OnStar navigation and smartphone app
Need 2 12V plugs for electronics, direct injection would've been nice for even better fuel economy and power.