Great on Fuel. Bought it 5 yrs ago at 225,000 km. It now has 366,000 km. No Smoke and no Oil Leaks. Still Runs Strong. Needs new rocker panels due to rust-out, and rust spots above rear wheel arches, the A-pillars and window frames. Needs another cat converter to pass emissions test (put a cheaper one in 2 years ago and it passed test very well.
Good fuel economy with 5-speed. Gets 40+ Imperial MPG no matter how hard we drive it!
A/C as standard equipment would be ideal. Also manual lumbar support in driver's seat.