I purchased this car almost 10 years ago. Its a 5 speed manual and it has been very reliable. I have had no major problems in the 100k plus miles I have put on. It is relegated to a kids car now and it gets much more abuse than when my wife and I drove it, but it is still hanging in there. A few years ago I purchased a 2005 EX 4 dr, so I guess its says a lot of about how much we liked this one.
No really features, but fairly fun to drive, good mileage and great reliability.
They made some already, but stronger AC and more powerful power windows. Controls are a bit confusing at first, but they improved that in later years.