Best 2012 Compact Sedans

User Rankings

#1 — Subaru Impreza WRX

Research

127 listings

Used Starting From
$9,988
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
9.9
Handling
7.2
Back Seats
5.8
Value
7.3
Looks/Style
8.5
Family Car
5.5
Front Seats
8.7
Cargo Capacity
8.2
Power
6.5

Based on 1,866 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#2 — Chevrolet Cruze

Research

1,440 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Overall
8.8
Handling
7.3
Back Seats
8.9
Value
7.5
Looks/Style
7.2
Family Car
9
Front Seats
5.7
Cargo Capacity
8.6
Power
5.7

Based on 1,252 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Toyota Yaris

Research

110 listings

Used Starting From
$3,999
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8.7
Handling
5.5
Back Seats
5.4
Value
9.4
Looks/Style
6.7
Family Car
8
Front Seats
7.3
Cargo Capacity
8.1
Power
7.2

Based on 2,049 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Subaru Impreza WRX STI

Research

52 listings

Used Starting From
$13,995
Overall
8.4
Handling
8.1
Back Seats
5
Value
5.6
Looks/Style
8.6
Family Car
3.6
Front Seats
6.2
Cargo Capacity
7
Power
8.5

Based on 1,331 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Suzuki SX4

Research

40 listings

Used Starting From
$3,750
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8.3
Handling
7.9
Back Seats
7.7
Value
7.9
Looks/Style
7.7
Family Car
4.8
Front Seats
4.8
Cargo Capacity
4.8
Power
4.5

Based on 1,581 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#6 — Mitsubishi Lancer

Research

60 listings

Used Starting From
$3,600
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8.3
Handling
9.8
Back Seats
8.7
Value
7.9
Looks/Style
9.1
Family Car
6.3
Front Seats
8.9
Cargo Capacity
9.1
Power
7.2

Based on 2,029 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#7 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

Research

13 listings

Used Starting From
$20,488
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8.2
Handling
9.1
Back Seats
7.4
Value
5
Looks/Style
9.6
Family Car
5.3
Front Seats
7.8
Cargo Capacity
6.1
Power
9.2

Based on 2,106 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Subaru Impreza

Research

355 listings

Used Starting From
$3,888
Overall
8.1
Handling
8.3
Back Seats
7.3
Value
6.9
Looks/Style
6.9
Family Car
9.8
Front Seats
9.5
Cargo Capacity
8.9
Power
8.3

Based on 1,449 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Volkswagen Jetta

Research

990 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8
Handling
6.9
Back Seats
8.3
Value
7.6
Looks/Style
7.1
Family Car
8.6
Front Seats
8.2
Cargo Capacity
8.6
Power
9.2

Based on 1,612 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Chevrolet Sonic

Research

447 listings

Used Starting From
$1,498
Overall
7.8
Handling
7.9
Back Seats
4.9
Value
7.3
Looks/Style
6
Family Car
6.4
Front Seats
5.3
Cargo Capacity
7.3
Power
6.3

Based on 1,697 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Kia Rio

Research

61 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
7.4
Handling
8.2
Back Seats
4.1
Value
10
Looks/Style
8.9
Family Car
7.3
Front Seats
9.3
Cargo Capacity
6.2
Power
8.6

Based on 1,682 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Mazda MAZDA3

Research

588 listings

Used Starting From
$2,800
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
7.2
Handling
9.3
Back Seats
5.5
Value
6.7
Looks/Style
7
Family Car
6.6
Front Seats
7.8
Cargo Capacity
5.8
Power
7.8

Based on 1,365 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Kia Forte

Research

173 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
7
Handling
6.8
Back Seats
8.9
Value
8.2
Looks/Style
7.3
Family Car
8.3
Front Seats
7.4
Cargo Capacity
6.4
Power
6.6

Based on 1,331 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#14 — Hyundai Elantra

Research

686 listings

Used Starting From
$4,000
Overall
6.6
Handling
6.2
Back Seats
6.7
Value
5.8
Looks/Style
7.7
Family Car
9.1
Front Seats
6.2
Cargo Capacity
7.8
Power
6.4

Based on 1,580 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — Nissan Sentra

Research

514 listings

Used Starting From
$3,300
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6.2
Handling
6.4
Back Seats
5.7
Value
5.8
Looks/Style
5.1
Family Car
5.7
Front Seats
6
Cargo Capacity
5.7
Power
5.5

Based on 1,337 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Honda Civic

Research

1,273 listings

Used Starting From
$2,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
5.7
Handling
7.1
Back Seats
7.4
Value
6.6
Looks/Style
7.2
Family Car
7.2
Front Seats
6.6
Cargo Capacity
7.3
Power
7.2

Based on 1,250 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Hyundai Accent

Research

272 listings

Used Starting From
$3,000
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
5.7
Handling
7.1
Back Seats
5.4
Value
7.1
Looks/Style
5.7
Family Car
5.8
Front Seats
6.1
Cargo Capacity
7.2
Power
4.9

Based on 1,539 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Toyota Corolla

Research

527 listings

Used Starting From
$3,976
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
5.6
Handling
5.6
Back Seats
5.5
Value
6.1
Looks/Style
4.8
Family Car
5.9
Front Seats
6.5
Cargo Capacity
7
Power
4.7

Based on 1,291 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Ford Focus

Research

1,825 listings

Used Starting From
$1,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.9
Handling
4.7
Back Seats
5.2
Value
5.1
Looks/Style
5.5
Family Car
6.2
Front Seats
6.4
Cargo Capacity
5.4
Power
5.4

Based on 1,335 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#20 — Ford Fiesta

Research

368 listings

Used Starting From
$1,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.1
Handling
4.7
Back Seats
5.1
Value
4.5
Looks/Style
3.9
Family Car
5.1
Front Seats
4.8
Cargo Capacity
4.2
Power
3.3

Based on 2,198 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#21 — Nissan Versa

Research

532 listings

Used Starting From
$1,700
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4
Handling
2.9
Back Seats
5.7
Value
5.2
Looks/Style
4.1
Family Car
6
Front Seats
3.7
Cargo Capacity
6.7
Power
3.2

Based on 1,543 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

For informational purposes only. User rankings do not represent the opinion of CarGurus.