Front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive can be configured for all trims.
The turbocharged engine delivered immediate power and has a wide power band.
Its cornering ability was composed and body roll was negligible.
The steering had the ideal weight and provided great feedback from the road.
Braking performance was very good with a predictable stopping force and a responsive pedal.
The EX trim already has a generous amount of features and options.
Excellent safety ratings provide a sense of security for the potential buyer.
Its doors open wide and getting inside was not a hassle at all.
Legroom and headroom for both rows of seats were spacious.
Seat comfort lasted the whole day, even on long road trips.
The ride quality remained compliant despite going over bumps and cracks.
The cargo hold has a good amount of volume for the vehicle’s size.
Both engine options are fuel efficient in the city and highway.
The bigger displacement engine is only available for the base trim.
The continuous variable transmission, despite performing well, is not as fast as a gear-based transmission.
The base trim lacks desirable features for passenger convenience and smartphone connectivity.
There are no available advanced safety and driver aids for the base trim.
The bigger wheels, sunroof, and spoiler are not available for the base trim.
There is no third row of seats, ideally for smaller adults or children.
Leather upholstery is only available for the two higher-end trim levels.
Only the driver seat enjoys adjustability of support and seat height.