The Elantra definitely acquits itself well.
The Accent is also nicely turned out.
I'm planning to buy a sedan of some sort in the next year and the Jetta tempts me, but the Elantra is just nicer to be in and drive. Waiting to see the Passat.
The automatic in the Focus is pretty unrefined. Major shock. At a stop light it will chatter like someone is letting out the clutch and when it shifts through the gears it does so like a teenager learning a stick shift for the first time. Not smooth. The sooner Ford fixes it the better and I'd buy one if it weren't for the bad transmission.