First, I'm not a fan of the sedan, it is rather ordinary while the 3 door liftback is anything but. This is a great car! It's built beautifully. I'm 6 foot 4 and have plenty of room, as much or more than most larger cars. It is an optical illusion, small on the outside, big on the inside. The center gauges make me wonder why they haven't been there standard for years, now the speed easily comes into my line of view as I am scanning for traffic, rather than having to avert my eyes and see through the steering wheel. The car stops, steers and just in general, feels very good. I have a hard time referring to it as an economy car, it is cheap to run but there is nothing "cheap" about it.
It's build quality and the fact it is a small car that dosen't feel like a small car. It's uniqueness.