For a 1.3 Auto, I had doubts until I did a 0-60KM in 7.1 Seconds in D. That's good enough for me.
A manual is a manual. Less the convenience factor, I bet it would drive nice.
Tahir bhai, this link should very comprehensively answer most of your questions:
From dead stop 0 to 60 KMPH, with four average persons, 7.1 seconds, pedal floored in D mode.