Best 2012 Compact Sedans

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#1 — Subaru Impreza WRX

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129 listings

Used Starting From
$9,771
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
9.7
Handling
7.4
Back Seats
6
Family Car
5.6
Cargo Capacity
8.4
Front Seats
8.8
Power
6.2
Looks/Style
8.3
Value
7.3

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

#2 — Chevrolet Cruze

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1,452 listings

Used Starting From
$2,897
Overall
9.5
Handling
6.3
Back Seats
7.5
Family Car
8.5
Cargo Capacity
7.1
Front Seats
6.8
Power
7.2
Looks/Style
6.8
Value
8.2

Based on 1,200 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Volkswagen Jetta

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1,220 listings

Used Starting From
$2,950
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8.8
Handling
6.8
Back Seats
10
Family Car
9
Cargo Capacity
9.6
Front Seats
8.9
Power
9.6
Looks/Style
6.6
Value
8.5

Based on 1,520 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Toyota Yaris

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125 listings

Used Starting From
$2,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8.5
Handling
5.6
Back Seats
5.4
Family Car
7.9
Cargo Capacity
8.1
Front Seats
7.3
Power
7
Looks/Style
6.2
Value
9

Based on 1,760 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Suzuki SX4

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45 listings

Used Starting From
$3,495
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8.2
Handling
8.1
Back Seats
7.8
Family Car
4.7
Cargo Capacity
4.8
Front Seats
4.7
Power
4.5
Looks/Style
7.4
Value
7.6

Based on 1,397 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#6 — Subaru Impreza WRX STI

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43 listings

Used Starting From
$15,900
Overall
8.2
Handling
8.2
Back Seats
5
Family Car
3.5
Cargo Capacity
7
Front Seats
6.3
Power
8
Looks/Style
8.2
Value
5.4

Based on 1,867 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#7 — Mitsubishi Lancer

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64 listings

Used Starting From
$3,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8
Handling
9.6
Back Seats
8.7
Family Car
6.4
Cargo Capacity
9.1
Front Seats
8.8
Power
6.6
Looks/Style
8.6
Value
7.9

Based on 1,936 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Mazda MAZDA3

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543 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
7.8
Handling
9.5
Back Seats
5.5
Family Car
6.9
Cargo Capacity
6
Front Seats
8.7
Power
8.7
Looks/Style
9.1
Value
7.2

Based on 1,245 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Subaru Impreza

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375 listings

Used Starting From
$4,900
Overall
7.8
Handling
8.2
Back Seats
7.5
Family Car
9.8
Cargo Capacity
8.8
Front Seats
9.3
Power
7.7
Looks/Style
6.6
Value
6.7

Based on 1,368 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Nissan Sentra

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502 listings

Used Starting From
$1,890
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
7.4
Handling
8
Back Seats
6.9
Family Car
6.3
Cargo Capacity
6.7
Front Seats
7.5
Power
6.3
Looks/Style
6.5
Value
6.8

Based on 1,200 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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18 listings

Used Starting From
$15,990
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
7
Handling
8.6
Back Seats
6.6
Family Car
4.6
Cargo Capacity
5.2
Front Seats
6.7
Power
7.9
Looks/Style
8.3
Value
4.1

Based on 1,488 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Kia Forte

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185 listings

Used Starting From
$3,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6.7
Handling
6.8
Back Seats
9
Family Car
8.1
Cargo Capacity
6.3
Front Seats
7.3
Power
6.3
Looks/Style
7.2
Value
8.1

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

#13 — Kia Rio

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52 listings

Used Starting From
$3,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6.7
Handling
7.9
Back Seats
4.4
Family Car
6.4
Cargo Capacity
6.7
Front Seats
8.8
Power
7.9
Looks/Style
8
Value
9.4

Based on 1,297 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#14 — Hyundai Elantra

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554 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Overall
6.5
Handling
5.9
Back Seats
8.5
Family Car
8.2
Cargo Capacity
8.6
Front Seats
6.3
Power
4.5
Looks/Style
7.2
Value
6.8

Based on 1,436 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — Ford Focus

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1,765 listings

Used Starting From
$1,950
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6.3
Handling
6.5
Back Seats
4.6
Family Car
6.4
Cargo Capacity
6.2
Front Seats
7.5
Power
5.5
Looks/Style
5.7
Value
6.4

Based on 1,255 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Chevrolet Sonic

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421 listings

Used Starting From
$1,949
Overall
6.1
Handling
7.2
Back Seats
4.5
Family Car
5.2
Cargo Capacity
6
Front Seats
4.4
Power
5
Looks/Style
4
Value
5.7

Based on 1,441 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Toyota Corolla

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512 listings

Used Starting From
$3,976
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
5.9
Handling
6.2
Back Seats
6.5
Family Car
8.7
Cargo Capacity
7
Front Seats
6
Power
4.8
Looks/Style
6
Value
6.4

Based on 1,223 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Ford Fiesta

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351 listings

Used Starting From
$2,750
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
5.5
Handling
5.7
Back Seats
5.9
Family Car
5.7
Cargo Capacity
5
Front Seats
5.1
Power
4.8
Looks/Style
5.2
Value
5.7

Based on 1,906 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Honda Civic

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1,144 listings

Used Starting From
$4,499
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.8
Handling
6.6
Back Seats
4.9
Family Car
6.3
Cargo Capacity
5.7
Front Seats
5.6
Power
6.8
Looks/Style
5.2
Value
5.8

Based on 1,215 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#20 — Nissan Versa

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496 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.6
Handling
3.2
Back Seats
5.7
Family Car
6.9
Cargo Capacity
7.5
Front Seats
4
Power
3.2
Looks/Style
4.6
Value
4.2

Based on 1,412 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#21 — Hyundai Accent

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231 listings

Used Starting From
$2,800
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.5
Handling
6.4
Back Seats
5.5
Family Car
5.8
Cargo Capacity
6.2
Front Seats
5.1
Power
3.8
Looks/Style
4.5
Value
5.9

Based on 1,323 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

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