Fuel economy is excellent, returning 25 mpg in the city and 33 mpg on the highway.
All-wheel drive is standard.
Sporty exterior will appeal to most drivers.
Comfortable cabin is filled with high-quality materials.
Choice of manual or continuously variable transmissions.
High ground clearance for uneven terrain or thick snow.
Plenty of leg and head room in both rows.
Generous cargo capacity with the rear seat up and down.
Unique color choices for the exterior.
Remains composed on winding roads.
Small turning circle makes it easy to maneuver and park in tight spaces.
Cabin in incredibly quiet.
Extremely smooth ride.
Optional navigation system is easy to use.
Low MSRP is very attractive.
Small engine offers poor acceleration.
No V6 or turbocharged four-cylinder available.
Transmission drones when you ask for more power.
Infotainment system is restricted compared to competition.
Base audio system is mediocre and even the upgraded one does not have more than six speakers.
Layout and controls may be a little too simple for some people
Not many options available to add on for customization.
Electronic nanny safety feature can be annoying.
Although it has great ground clearance, don’t expect to go deep off-road as it does not have enough torque to help you out, if you get stuck.