Best 2012 Compact Sedans by Cargo Capacity

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#1 — Volkswagen Jetta

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1,546 listings

Used Starting From
$2,700
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
10
Front Seats
8.6
Back Seats
9.1
Handling
7
Looks/Style
6.9
Power
8.2
Value
7.8
Family Car
8.9
Overall
7.9

Based on 1,509 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#2 — Chevrolet Cruze

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1,587 listings

Used Starting From
$3,199
Cargo Capacity
9.4
Front Seats
7.1
Back Seats
7.5
Handling
5.8
Looks/Style
6.9
Power
7.2
Value
7.4
Family Car
9.8
Overall
6.9

Based on 1,290 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Subaru Impreza WRX

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104 listings

Used Starting From
$9,976
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
8.7
Front Seats
8.9
Back Seats
6.2
Handling
6.8
Looks/Style
8.5
Power
6.3
Value
7.7
Family Car
5.6
Overall
9.6

Based on 1,755 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Mitsubishi Lancer

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59 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
8.7
Front Seats
9.7
Back Seats
8.3
Handling
10
Looks/Style
8.3
Power
8.9
Value
10
Family Car
7.8
Overall
10

Based on 1,792 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Subaru Impreza

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402 listings

Used Starting From
$4,500
Cargo Capacity
8.6
Front Seats
9.1
Back Seats
7.6
Handling
6.9
Looks/Style
6.4
Power
7.1
Value
6.4
Family Car
9.6
Overall
7

Based on 1,510 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#6 — Toyota Yaris

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122 listings

Used Starting From
$3,990
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
8.5
Front Seats
7.4
Back Seats
5.9
Handling
5.3
Looks/Style
6.6
Power
7.1
Value
9.4
Family Car
8.2
Overall
8.3

Based on 1,915 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#7 — Honda Civic

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1,387 listings

Used Starting From
$3,499
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
8.5
Front Seats
5.8
Back Seats
6.2
Handling
7
Looks/Style
6.8
Power
6.5
Value
6.7
Family Car
7.5
Overall
7.3

Based on 1,141 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Toyota Corolla

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584 listings

Used Starting From
$4,250
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
7.8
Front Seats
6.7
Back Seats
8.9
Handling
7
Looks/Style
5.5
Power
6.3
Value
8.2
Family Car
8.4
Overall
7

Based on 1,240 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Nissan Sentra

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548 listings

Used Starting From
$2,999
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
7.5
Front Seats
6.5
Back Seats
8.1
Handling
6.2
Looks/Style
5.5
Power
6.8
Value
6.1
Family Car
6.7
Overall
5.8

Based on 1,192 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Subaru Impreza WRX STI

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65 listings

Used Starting From
$12,991
Cargo Capacity
7.3
Front Seats
6.4
Back Seats
5.3
Handling
7.8
Looks/Style
8.6
Power
8.4
Value
5.7
Family Car
3.6
Overall
8.3

Based on 1,698 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Hyundai Elantra

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606 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Cargo Capacity
7.2
Front Seats
7.6
Back Seats
6.4
Handling
5.7
Looks/Style
7.7
Power
5
Value
7.5
Family Car
7
Overall
6.6

Based on 1,499 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Kia Rio

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65 listings

Used Starting From
$3,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
7.2
Front Seats
9.2
Back Seats
4.9
Handling
7.4
Looks/Style
8.6
Power
8.2
Value
9.9
Family Car
6.8
Overall
6.7

Based on 1,509 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Hyundai Accent

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253 listings

Used Starting From
$3,380
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
7.2
Front Seats
5.7
Back Seats
5.1
Handling
5.5
Looks/Style
4.5
Power
3.8
Value
6.7
Family Car
6.4
Overall
4.3

Based on 1,564 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#14 — Ford Focus

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1,906 listings

Used Starting From
$1,600
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
7
Front Seats
6
Back Seats
4.6
Handling
4.6
Looks/Style
4.5
Power
4.8
Value
6.7
Family Car
5.8
Overall
4.3

Based on 1,211 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — Chevrolet Sonic

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456 listings

Used Starting From
$1,950
Cargo Capacity
6.6
Front Seats
5.3
Back Seats
4
Handling
7.1
Looks/Style
5
Power
6.4
Value
7.6
Family Car
5.8
Overall
7

Based on 1,592 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Kia Forte

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231 listings

Used Starting From
$500
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
6.5
Front Seats
7.1
Back Seats
9
Handling
5.9
Looks/Style
7
Power
5.9
Value
8
Family Car
8.3
Overall
6.2

Based on 1,277 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Nissan Versa

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602 listings

Used Starting From
$3,250
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
6.3
Front Seats
5.7
Back Seats
6.6
Handling
3.5
Looks/Style
4.9
Power
4
Value
5.5
Family Car
5.5
Overall
4.1

Based on 1,714 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Mazda MAZDA3

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589 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
5.6
Front Seats
8
Back Seats
4.7
Handling
8.6
Looks/Style
8.7
Power
8.6
Value
6.5
Family Car
6.1
Overall
6.8

Based on 1,292 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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20 listings

Used Starting From
$16,888
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
5.6
Front Seats
7
Back Seats
7
Handling
8.1
Looks/Style
8.8
Power
8.2
Value
4.2
Family Car
4.7
Overall
7.1

Based on 2,238 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#20 — Suzuki SX4

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43 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
5.1
Front Seats
4.9
Back Seats
8.2
Handling
7.6
Looks/Style
7.7
Power
4.5
Value
8
Family Car
5
Overall
8.1

Based on 1,440 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#21 — Ford Fiesta

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391 listings

Used Starting From
$2,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Cargo Capacity
4.8
Front Seats
5.5
Back Seats
6.8
Handling
5.6
Looks/Style
5.3
Power
5.2
Value
6
Family Car
5.9
Overall
5.6

Based on 2,183 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

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