2006 Toyota Matrix XR 4dr Wagon AWD (1.8L 4cyl 4A)
Picked the Matrix because of its versatility and AWD. Decent room inside and Toyota quality all around, it just feels solid. So far so good with the AWD system on the snow. It handles pretty well and the sporty looks are a definite plus. I chose the silver streak color and after I blacked out the rear windows people are always coming up to me asking what kinda car is it.
AWD, airbags and fold flat seats.
Power seat at least for the driver. Heated mirrors would be nice, they could also be a bit larger since visibility around the car is not that great. Wind and road noise when you're on the highway are just too much especially for a Toyota