I admit, when I was looking around I didn't think I would like this car this much, but it is fabulous. Maybe it was just my 19 year old Honda Civic, but this car is great. And don't listen to complaints about the ride, it is just fine. Its road feel is great. My only complaint is that the factory tires are kind of lousy, but other than that, I am in love.
This is one of the most comfortable cars I have owned and it was a real trooper on an impromptu road trip. It is fun, quick enough for the city, and gets great gas mileage. The stereo system is also WICKED!