That's a good point, I too would have preferred a 3-door hatch but 5 door, 5-speed will do.I would Love a 3dr hatch, but am willing to settle for a 5 dr.
It has it's perks but if someone is getting in the back of my sub-compact I think having an extra door for their comfort is the least of my worries.
I've always preferred hatchbacks, but fell into the conventional attitude that a 4 door sedan with a proper trunk was the way to go for my last car purchase. Not any more...Five-Doors Are Two-Thirds of Ford Fiesta Sales
Are Hatchbacks Back? Five-Doors Are Two-Thirds of Ford Fiesta Sales - Green Car Reports