Our inital reaction is one of total satisfaction. Performance and economy are much better than even we expected. Avg after 2 tanks of fuel is 27mpg, and we have avg'd 40mpg on the highway twice! The design while similar to the PT is different enough that it turns people's heads. Ride quality is excellent, and exterior noise is virtually non existent inside. I recommend taking one home for a 24 hour test drive. If this is the size vehicle you're looking for, you'll never want to take it back to the dealer.
The overall design is great, and having all features right at arm's length is very helpful. Having all 4 window controls on the center console is great for those with children, as the passenger can control the rear windows! The optional running boards complete the vehicle's look as well!
The only two items I'd improve on would be a redesign of the rear hatch to raise higher for head clearance while loading, and perhaps a clear scuff guard type film on the top area of the rear bumper to protect the paint while loading and unloading the cargo area.