I bought my Rabbit at the end of the MY, and having driven it for 2000+ miles so far, I find that it's an amazing car. Responsive, nimble, roomy, and stylish. I can't say enough good things about this car. If I had to buy a car all over again, this would be the car.
My number one favorite feature is the engine. A 2.5L inline 5 cylinder. It's got plenty of torque for the size of the car, which makes it quick little hopper. The storage space, intuitive controls, and convenience features really sold me on the rest of the car.
My only complaint is the seat, which is plenty comfortable, but restricts the underside of my clutch-side thigh when shifting gears. I may not have found that "sweet spot" in the adjustments, however. The radio is also less that stellar. It's adequate, sure, but could stand some more "flair."