The car handles and accelerates well, especially for a hybrid. It is comfortable, and the location of the battery gives more storage room than in some other hybrids. My favorite part, though, is that gas mileage meets or exceeds the posted numbers. It's not that uncommon for me to get to work in the morning (40 miles one way, hence the hybrid) and see gas mileage in the upper 40s. The only thing that could be better is the radio reception, but that just means I spend more time listening to bluetooth audio
I love that I have had it from April 2014 -July 2014 and have only had 5 fuel stops. Very roomy...bigger on the interior and longer than my Ford Escape. Trunk space is mostly taken by the Battery, but I still have plenty of room. A plastic Dog crate taken apart (top fits into the bottom) plus 3 suitcases, plus lots of nooks and crainies got us to the beach.
The engine at the start of "take-off" sometimes has a hard time deciding if it should be in battery or engine, making the car herk and jerk bad. But it is short lived and the rest of the ride is smooth. Fuel efficiency is higher if you use the cruise control.
Has heated seats, but I don't need that in NC. Going to look into changing them into AC seats.
Initially I liked the overall look of the exterior then fell in love with the interior styling and amenities. Additionally, I wanted a hybrid so I couldn't have asked for more! I've been completely happy with the car, from day one.
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