2008 Nissan Versa 1.8 S 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 4A)
I drove every econo box before I made a decision - Fit, Spectra, Aveo, xA, Corolla, Civic... none came close in interior comfort. Only those from Toyota and Honda drove as nice. That said, the automatic is a little clunky (I should have gotten the stick or the CV tranny!) Gas mileage is very disappointing, I drive all highway miles and struggle to get 28 mpgs.
Versa was the best price and the best fit. I am 6'2" and this is the most comfortable car I have ever driven. I drive 2 hours a day and still enjoy sitting in this car!
Whatever Nissan has to do to get the gas mileage up into the mid 30s (like they claim) they should do it. No way this car can do better than 30 mpg-- even drafting behind trucks!