AT A GLANCE
WHAT IT’S GOT Six airbags, stability control, 16-inch alloy wheels, rear parking sensors, rear camera, head-up display, automatic low speed emergency braking, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, seven-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, voice control, navigation, digital and internet radio, two USB ports, leather/ fake suede upholstery, automatic aircon, space-saver spare. WHAT IT HASN’T Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, rear air vents, radar cruise, lane departure warning, lane keeping. OWNERSHIP Base servicing costs $1486 over five years/50,000km. Service intervals are 12 months/10,000km. WHAT WE LIKED Superb quality, elegant design and precision engineering. Frugal, refined engine and transmission with enough performance to do the job. Runs on regular unleaded. Classleading standard safety tech. Sophisticated, user-friendly infotainment. Agile, enjoyable dynamics. Big boot. Strong resale values. WHAT WE DIDN’T No bottom end torque. Low speed ride lacks compliance. Brakes are a bit grabby in traffic. Vague on-centre steering at freeway speeds. Not much covered storage in the cabin. Space-saver spare. Short warranty and service intervals.