I have dogs, large dogs and need to haul them around. That was the first criteria on buying the car. The dogs love it, the way it is designed they can easily hang their heads out of the window. The second was fuel economy which is good. The last reason was a car which I would find satisfying and on this score it has exceeded my expectations. Our family has a Civic, a Honda CRV and a Mustang Convertible (its a large family). This car is everyones favorite, because of its versatility. The Mustang makes a good second car, however it gets left behind for long hauls, shopping trips, taking friends out etc. The car does everything very well, without trying to the best in any one feature.
The gauges, seating comfort, driving position and visibility. Power when you stomp on the gas. Huge cargo space. Modern looks, makes the Civic look like a traditional sedan. Lastly the handling is way better than the Mustang, you can throw it around the corners.
Better paint, I notice too many paint chips on around the front tags. Standard side air bags, and I hate that the doors automatically lock.
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