2008 Volkswagen Rabbit S PZEV 2dr Hatchback (2.5L 5cyl 5M)
Bought car expecting to like it. Didn't expect to LOVE it. I needed something cheap to insure, and was still fun and good on gas/emissions. This best fit the bill after many test drives of the competition. Couldn't be happier. Value for the buck is truly the key here.
Interior comfort/build. Super slick transmission and clutch makes traffic an easy experience. 30mpg observed on highway so far! Exterior appearance is so clean and sporty. Color (gray) is stunning! Nice wheels. Decent sound system for such a low price!
City mileage could stand improvement. Great highway but only about 22 city. Better exhaust note? And make sunroof/leather/cd changer availible to the 3 door, not just the 5! I would have paid for those options.