This is a great low priced, family or individual vehicle. I have found it to be a GREAT rush hour vehicle as well as a very nice open road vehicle. It could use more power in the powertrain area but it's satisfactory unless you're just looking for a performance sedan. I feel that it is far under rated. However, with the Fusion and new 500 series its days are probably numbered. With the added safety package you just simply cannot find a better car in the same class. Opt for the upgraded interior package (leather, command center, etc) and you will be more than happy with the choice. The ride of the vehicle can easily be compared to the higher priced (or class) of family sedans.
Plenty of interior room along with above average comfort for its class. Take the leather interior option when you can. Good air conditioner.
The powertrain could use some real enhancement but overall it's a great highway/road trip vehicle. Once on the highway the gas mileage improves over in town driving very rapidly. Average about 19 mpg in city driving with an average of 26 mpg highway.