2007 Toyota Matrix XR 4dr Hatchback (1.8L 4cyl 4A)
I can't say enough good things about this car! I've had it since December, and already put almost 8000 miles on it! The gas mileage is amazing (~35 miles to the gallon) on the beltway. The design and handling are great! It's a smooth ride, and there is more than enough room for myself and my family of four! More cargo room than any of the other "wagons" out there, and it's a cute sporty mom car for the young at heart who aren't ready to graduate to the minivans, but also not willing to suffer the cost of fuel in an SUV!
Gas mileage, cargo room, comfort, EVERYTHING!
It could have a little more spunk getting on and off the beltway and uphill, but it's a 4 cylinder, I was quite impressed with the power overall, coming down from a V8, I thought I would be disappointed, but it's actually not too bad.