I purchased used in Oct 09- Have loved it. I agree blind spots are a problem until you get used to them- took me about 2 months. It handled fine in the snow and hills of Pittsburgh. Standard tires were not great in the snow (and by snow I mean 2 feet) so I bought snow tires and didn't have any problem driving through unplowed streets! I love the sunroof, really makes up for the small windows in the backseat. Seats are really comfortable.
The stereo- have had so many people tell me what great sound it has! The aux cable for my ipod is awesome! Really love the design of the car. Love the tight steering and it is quieter than 4dr civics.
Would love a "seek" button on the steering wheel- where it is is a pain to reach over while driving, but I'm picky. Also I wish the drivers seat would go back to the same position after you fold it forward to get in the back. As it is the passenger side does, but driver side has to adjust back.