This car is built well, rides quietly and is as at home on the freeway at 75 mph, as it is driving in the city doing 15 mph. It is entirely possible to get 40 mpg on a flat highway, and usually 30 mpg in town or more. The seats are comfortable and firm. The engine is quiet and has plenty of power for all kinds of driving. It drives as smoothly as any car twice its size, yet it is fun to drive, and easy to handle. Ford did a wonderful job on the electric steering -- it feels just like rack and pinion pump steering. This car is a sleeper. Few people realize just how good this car drives, or they would be standing in line at the Ford dealers to get one.
Leather, power moon roof, full dash, and nice body exterior lines., which makes it look like its moving when it's standing still! The dashboards cool blue lighting is very cool at night. The back seat is spacious and the trunk is big enough to lots of junk in it!
A 5 or 6 speed transmission would be nice, even tho this one works very smoothly of course at 40 mpg, who can complain?