Best 2012 Compact Sedans

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#1 — Mitsubishi Lancer

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61 listings

Used Starting From
$4,895
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
9.5
Looks/Style
7.3
Back Seats
8.2
Value
9.4
Family Car
7.6
Handling
9.7
Cargo Capacity
8
Power
8
Front Seats
9.6

Based on 2,004 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#2 — Chevrolet Cruze

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1,659 listings

Used Starting From
$3,450
Overall
8.8
Looks/Style
8.5
Back Seats
8.1
Value
8.3
Family Car
8.4
Handling
7.2
Cargo Capacity
9.6
Power
8.6
Front Seats
8

Based on 1,388 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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14 listings

Used Starting From
$19,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8.7
Looks/Style
9.8
Back Seats
7.2
Value
5
Family Car
6
Handling
7.9
Cargo Capacity
5.8
Power
9.2
Front Seats
8.9

Based on 1,774 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Hyundai Elantra

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630 listings

Used Starting From
$3,750
Overall
8.2
Looks/Style
8.9
Back Seats
9
Value
8.1
Family Car
9
Handling
7
Cargo Capacity
8.4
Power
6
Front Seats
8.7

Based on 1,522 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Toyota Yaris

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141 listings

Used Starting From
$4,400
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8.1
Looks/Style
6.2
Back Seats
5.8
Value
9.1
Family Car
8.3
Handling
5.1
Cargo Capacity
8.4
Power
6.5
Front Seats
7.2

Based on 1,973 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#6 — Chevrolet Sonic

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451 listings

Used Starting From
$3,400
Overall
8
Looks/Style
5.6
Back Seats
4.6
Value
7
Family Car
5.3
Handling
6.1
Cargo Capacity
5.8
Power
6.1
Front Seats
5.8

Based on 1,469 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#7 — Suzuki SX4

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42 listings

Used Starting From
$3,976
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
7.8
Looks/Style
7.3
Back Seats
8
Value
7.7
Family Car
4.9
Handling
7.4
Cargo Capacity
4.8
Power
4.2
Front Seats
5

Based on 1,387 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Subaru Impreza WRX STI

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47 listings

Used Starting From
$17,490
Overall
7.8
Looks/Style
7.9
Back Seats
5.2
Value
5.4
Family Car
3.4
Handling
7.5
Cargo Capacity
7
Power
7.6
Front Seats
6.2

Based on 1,086 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Subaru Impreza WRX

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100 listings

Used Starting From
$13,791
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
7.4
Looks/Style
6.3
Back Seats
5.5
Value
5.5
Family Car
3.4
Handling
6
Cargo Capacity
8.2
Power
4.2
Front Seats
7

Based on 1,458 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Mazda MAZDA3

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609 listings

Used Starting From
$3,595
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
7
Looks/Style
9.1
Back Seats
4.5
Value
6.4
Family Car
6.4
Handling
9.1
Cargo Capacity
5.8
Power
8.6
Front Seats
8.3

Based on 1,330 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Subaru Impreza

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290 listings

Used Starting From
$3,999
Overall
6.7
Looks/Style
5.8
Back Seats
7.5
Value
6
Family Car
9.6
Handling
6.8
Cargo Capacity
8
Power
6.5
Front Seats
8.9

Based on 1,377 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Kia Rio

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72 listings

Used Starting From
$3,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6.5
Looks/Style
7
Back Seats
4.1
Value
10
Family Car
6.5
Handling
7.5
Cargo Capacity
6.8
Power
6.8
Front Seats
8.1

Based on 1,655 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Ford Focus

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1,845 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6.4
Looks/Style
6.4
Back Seats
5.9
Value
6.3
Family Car
6.8
Handling
5.8
Cargo Capacity
6.6
Power
7.3
Front Seats
6.8

Based on 1,197 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#14 — Volkswagen Jetta

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1,777 listings

Used Starting From
$4,400
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6
Looks/Style
5.8
Back Seats
10
Value
4.9
Family Car
6.8
Handling
5.9
Cargo Capacity
7.8
Power
6.9
Front Seats
8.1

Based on 1,637 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — Kia Forte

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236 listings

Used Starting From
$2,999
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
5.6
Looks/Style
5.3
Back Seats
7.7
Value
7.7
Family Car
6.9
Handling
5.8
Cargo Capacity
5.6
Power
5
Front Seats
5.6

Based on 1,448 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Ford Fiesta

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304 listings

Used Starting From
$2,988
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
5.3
Looks/Style
4.9
Back Seats
5.6
Value
6.2
Family Car
6.4
Handling
4.8
Cargo Capacity
5.2
Power
5
Front Seats
5.6

Based on 2,001 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Nissan Sentra

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596 listings

Used Starting From
$2,999
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
5.3
Looks/Style
5.3
Back Seats
7.7
Value
5.4
Family Car
7.3
Handling
5.8
Cargo Capacity
6.7
Power
6.2
Front Seats
6

Based on 1,388 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Honda Civic

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1,405 listings

Used Starting From
$4,300
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
5.3
Looks/Style
4.6
Back Seats
4.8
Value
4.5
Family Car
7
Handling
6.2
Cargo Capacity
7.1
Power
5
Front Seats
5.3

Based on 1,307 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Toyota Corolla

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570 listings

Used Starting From
$4,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
5.1
Looks/Style
5.4
Back Seats
8.2
Value
6
Family Car
7.9
Handling
4.5
Cargo Capacity
7.7
Power
5
Front Seats
6.1

Based on 1,155 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#20 — Nissan Versa

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603 listings

Used Starting From
$1,800
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.1
Looks/Style
4.1
Back Seats
5.4
Value
5.6
Family Car
6.7
Handling
4.4
Cargo Capacity
6.6
Power
4
Front Seats
5.6

Based on 1,445 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#21 — Hyundai Accent

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272 listings

Used Starting From
$2,895
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
3.6
Looks/Style
3.8
Back Seats
4.4
Value
6.1
Family Car
6.4
Handling
5.6
Cargo Capacity
6.9
Power
3
Front Seats
5.4

Based on 1,236 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

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