I really like these cars. I was trying to talk my dad into buying one to replace his old ford escort wagon BUT then I found out it's rear-wheel drive. This struck me as very strange. Unless you're making a sports car rear-wheel drive just doesn't make too much sense at all. If you live in an area where you never have any chance of snow/ice it's not a problem, but if you ever have to drive in the snow rear-wheel drive definitely sucks.