I have had my Miata for 21,000 miles without a major problem, other than routine maintenance. I have been asking other car companies to put this formula together, but only Mazda wants to do it. Even if you already have a truck/van/SUV that you are happy with, I would strongly recommend this car. The fuel and maintenance savings alone of using this for regular trips would almost pay for one of the most dependable machines I've ever owned.
Perfect handling, total control, good sound system, surefooted, ease of getting the top up and down.
Build a hatchback version with some decent cargo space. Just as important, everyone is asking for a rotary engine Miata.