This car is a perfect all around vehicle, it's a great commuter with excellent power, it is an incredible handling track car and I haven't had an issue. There's also tons of cargo room when you put the seats down. And it has excellent aesthetics! There's a huge aftermarket following on this vehicle and there's tons of companies making great aftermarket parts for these vehicles. Do yourself a favor and get an ST they're a blast!
Had a lot of problems with this car, transmission was slipping and to replace the clutch plate in it. The brakes were bad. But Car max was awesome about the whole thing I told them I wasn't happy with the car and didn't want to wait for the part to come in they offered to let me choose a diffrent car but j just decided to give it back this was after 30 days of having the car felt very thankful I went through car max and besides having issues with my car it was a very good experience. I will be going to car max for my next car! Always recommend them!
Cons: bluetooth breaks often, gears get stuck, small interior space. I had to replace my transmission 2 months after purchasing the car brand new with 33 miles on it from Ford Country Gibson in Las Vegas. After it was "replaced" I continued having problems and had to get a rental car several times there after. Rain causes dings in the metal easily. Car shakes hard when stopped. Cheap interior. Small cargo space. And yes the moisture holds on to the windshield so it is hard to see when it is raining. I will say that the sound system is absolutely incredible and that handling is very smooth and easy.