The insurance came through and we have replaced the poor mangled Honda Fit with a slightly larger Subaru Impreza. It has outstanding consumer ratings, very good mileage, all wheel drive, impressively low environmental impact numbers, and is a pleasure on the road.
Here, in my neck of the woods, Subarus are almost a cliche for us aging back-to-the-land hippies and tree huggers. Now I need to purchase some Birkenstocks . . . .