The 2011 redesign brought a power boost to 180-hp, and a choice of a six-speed manual or automatic transmissions, but the noisy cabin, mediocre handling, and jittery ride remained.
We like the value for the money proposition and the versatility of its hatchback design.
However, fit and finish are lacking.
Rear visibility is somewhat constricted as well.
On the positive side, antilock brakes, traction control, and electronic stability control are standard equipment.
Updates for 2014 included some styling tweaks, new suspension and steering calibrations, and a six-speed automatic transmission.