Other than minor recalls, this car is
as dependable as any of its Japanese
counterparts. It's performance/price
ratio is higher than the competition
by a good bit. The ES's interior is
clean, tightly finished and nicely
Solid shifting (though 1st could feel
a tad more positive); excellent
steering responsivness; suspension is
taught, slides evenly; rigid chassis.
More right-leg space; higher 5th gear
(or a add a 6th!); slightly larger
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