The interior also benefits from dark colors that mute the cheapness of the materials. Switches still feel nasty to use, though. Pulling up the power window switch feels like cracking someone else's knuckle.
All in all, the car has enough personality to make up for the failings of the vehicle it's based on. Things like the lighted cupholders and flip-down tailgating speakers in the back actually have a chance to seem cool, not just silly, in a vehicle that's got something going for it.