This car is overall a great value. The transmission grinds in 2nd gear, and if I weren't over 6 feet tall, I probably would not like the positioning of the 5 speed. Why does it not have 6? The new 2006 blows the doors off the '05. Honda may be losing their quality if you ask me ( I am a salesman myself ). Overall I would rate this car a 6.8 out of 10. The interior is pretty nice, just the exterior makes it pretty feminine.
The interior trim all the way around, it also has some juice in 3rd gear.
The 5-speed, definitely needs to go back to normal, and the 6 speed is almost here ( about time ). The exterior looks feminine.