Well, what inspired me to buy the Chevy Cruze, was renting one for a little over a month from Hertz. I liked the way it looked, handled, and the accessories. I purchased a 2012 LTZ, same color (Blue) from Hertz.
Welcome and congratulations. Glad your first impressions were enough to let you make such a decision! LTZ is a nice trim level, got all the bells an whistles and probably more than you had on your rental.
Welcome to the forum and congrats on your Cruze! You've made the right choice and I'm sure you won't regret it. Post few pictures when you have a chance. Any plans on it already? Hope you stick around and find this place useful.