I've had my CR-Z for a little over a week now, and I absolutely love it!
I researched new cars for several months, looking at all cars in the price range.
It was love at first sight with the CR-Z.
Great gas mileage, in my price range (unlike other hybrids), and great looks won it for me.
It was a little annoying that it didn't have a backseat (I usually drive alone anyways) and the rearward visibility (I was driving a car with no rear view mirror occasionally, so it wasn't so bad!), and I wished it would have had the option of a sunroof.
However everything else about it I love!!
I drive A LOT and it is great to see my gas mileage is at 42 mpg right now.
And everyone loves the looks.
Electronics (especially gas mileage and oil life)
Optional heated seats and sunroof
Better rearward visibility
Back seats in USA version too