Load: 3 person totaling ~650 lb, avg 6 ft
Distance: ~360 Miles per week
Road: NY/NJ 80% highway
Comfort: Good fit, lots of room, seats could be better but strangely I (driver) feel more comfortable now than when I first bought it.
Passengers have not complained.
I only do not like trunk/gas release buttons.
They should be lit or redesigned.
Must watch your speed, car cruises at 90+.
I drive hard and no body roll, under/over steer, break fatigue or other common problems.
Manual is great, 3rd gear could be stronger.
remember this is stock.
I like it if you do not blast it.
Outside of car's performance the best feature is the blue tooth audio.
I like Pandora and my own mp3 lib so 90% of the time i am streaming from my cell.
BT Audio works very well.
I used $8 phone holder attached to the driver side vent (next to radio)
You can control each air vent (important for carpool).
I am sure there is more which i do not notice since got used to them.
In my prior car I could release steering wheel on almost any straight.
Here any road imperfection causes the car to steer itself a little.
It could be tires.
Once again it got better or i got used to it, but do not notice it as much anymore.
Trunk and Gas release should be more intuitive/lit.
More options on MT model!
I just posted updated review.
Just want to add what I missed after reading my initial review.
Steering either became better or I really got used to it.
Car holds road very well and I really do not pay much attention to how I hold the steering wheel.
It became a none issue so that i did not even remember to mention it in my follow up review until i checked my initial post.
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