With just 8000 miles on the car and two recent long trips. The mileage continues to improve. 42 to 44 combined with the AC running. 6 speed manual transmission and engine are smooth, plenty of power. A round trip of 800 miles each way average speed 70 mph. Cost less than $87 in fuel costs. Nearly 640 miles per tank full (14 gal). Car is comfortable, and responsive. Loaded with extras, like the 120 volt AC outlet. This is standard on this car. Very quiet, smooth ride. A car you feel safe in. Plenty of space in the trunk. Needs to be driven before you spend your money on a trendy Hybrid. How long will there batteries last? And how much will they cost to replace?
Economy, the six speed manual transmission. Power, comfort, loaded with standard items you would pay extra for in any other brand. Room for 4 adults. Handling Safety. Anti-thief devices. Clean uncluttered look. Ride comfort.
Styling of the front grill. Full power seats, leather interior. Change the center console to hold more. storage under the front seats (like the A4 Audi). Larger side view mirrors. There is a blind spot over the right shoulder. Improve the lighting in the trunk. Change front power outlet.