Best 2012 Compact Sedans

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#1 — Subaru Impreza WRX

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77 listings

Used Starting From
$10,427
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
9.4
Back Seats
7
Value
6.9
Looks/Style
8.5
Family Car
6.1
Handling
7
Front Seats
9
Power
5.5
Cargo Capacity
7.5

Based on 2,312 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#2 — Suzuki SX4

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36 listings

Used Starting From
$3,250
Overall
8.4
Back Seats
8.1
Value
8.8
Looks/Style
7.8
Family Car
5.9
Handling
8.2
Front Seats
6
Power
5.3
Cargo Capacity
3.9

Based on 1,590 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Subaru Impreza WRX STI

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33 listings

Used Starting From
$16,950
Overall
8.3
Back Seats
6.2
Value
7.4
Looks/Style
8.4
Family Car
4.1
Handling
9.6
Front Seats
7.6
Power
9.2
Cargo Capacity
7.7

Based on 1,882 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Chevrolet Sonic

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246 listings

Used Starting From
$2,999
Overall
8
Back Seats
6.6
Value
8
Looks/Style
7.7
Family Car
7
Handling
9.3
Front Seats
7.7
Power
6.7
Cargo Capacity
7.7

Based on 2,454 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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11 listings

Used Starting From
$22,975
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8
Back Seats
6.4
Value
5.7
Looks/Style
8.7
Family Car
4
Handling
8.3
Front Seats
7.8
Power
9.2
Cargo Capacity
4.2

Based on 2,118 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#6 — Kia Forte

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111 listings

Used Starting From
$3,990
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
7.6
Back Seats
9.8
Value
8.5
Looks/Style
7.7
Family Car
8.5
Handling
6.9
Front Seats
8.3
Power
6.4
Cargo Capacity
8

Based on 1,207 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#7 — Toyota Yaris

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82 listings

Used Starting From
$4,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
7.6
Back Seats
5.8
Value
9.3
Looks/Style
6.6
Family Car
7.6
Handling
6
Front Seats
7.4
Power
6.7
Cargo Capacity
7.9

Based on 1,800 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Mitsubishi Lancer

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27 listings

Used Starting From
$4,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6.9
Back Seats
9
Value
8.8
Looks/Style
8.6
Family Car
5.9
Handling
8.1
Front Seats
8
Power
7
Cargo Capacity
9.4

Based on 2,650 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Volkswagen Jetta

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388 listings

Used Starting From
$4,490
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6.9
Back Seats
7.3
Value
7.2
Looks/Style
6.6
Family Car
8.5
Handling
6.5
Front Seats
8.4
Power
7.6
Cargo Capacity
9.4

Based on 1,940 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Hyundai Elantra

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403 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Overall
6.7
Back Seats
6.5
Value
6.6
Looks/Style
7.1
Family Car
7.8
Handling
5.5
Front Seats
6.6
Power
6.3
Cargo Capacity
6.5

Based on 1,567 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Hyundai Accent

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159 listings

Used Starting From
$2,795
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6
Back Seats
6.6
Value
7.7
Looks/Style
6
Family Car
7.4
Handling
5.5
Front Seats
7.4
Power
5.5
Cargo Capacity
8

Based on 2,033 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Chevrolet Cruze

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771 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Overall
6
Back Seats
6.2
Value
6.6
Looks/Style
6
Family Car
8.5
Handling
5.3
Front Seats
6.3
Power
6.3
Cargo Capacity
7.4

Based on 1,545 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Nissan Sentra

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267 listings

Used Starting From
$3,499
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
5.5
Back Seats
5.9
Value
6.6
Looks/Style
3.8
Family Car
5.7
Handling
4.5
Front Seats
6.7
Power
4.9
Cargo Capacity
5.6

Based on 1,220 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#14 — Subaru Impreza

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218 listings

Used Starting From
$4,599
Overall
5.3
Back Seats
6.9
Value
6.7
Looks/Style
4.8
Family Car
9.3
Handling
7
Front Seats
9.1
Power
5.9
Cargo Capacity
8.4

Based on 1,887 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — Mazda MAZDA3

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453 listings

Used Starting From
$3,700
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
5
Back Seats
6.3
Value
7.3
Looks/Style
6.3
Family Car
5.9
Handling
7.1
Front Seats
7.8
Power
7.1
Cargo Capacity
5.3

Based on 1,296 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Kia Rio

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24 listings

Used Starting From
$3,650
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.9
Back Seats
3.1
Value
8
Looks/Style
6.3
Family Car
5.5
Handling
6
Front Seats
7.2
Power
6.4
Cargo Capacity
6.1

Based on 2,092 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Honda Civic

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964 listings

Used Starting From
$4,000
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.9
Back Seats
4
Value
4.3
Looks/Style
5
Family Car
4.4
Handling
4.3
Front Seats
4.5
Power
4.9
Cargo Capacity
4.4

Based on 1,314 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Ford Fiesta

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179 listings

Used Starting From
$3,863
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4
Back Seats
3.6
Value
5.1
Looks/Style
3.1
Family Car
5
Handling
3.6
Front Seats
4.7
Power
3.3
Cargo Capacity
4.4

Based on 2,249 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Nissan Versa

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281 listings

Used Starting From
$1,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
3.7
Back Seats
5.6
Value
5.4
Looks/Style
4.7
Family Car
6.7
Handling
3.6
Front Seats
4.3
Power
3.3
Cargo Capacity
7

Based on 1,996 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#20 — Ford Focus

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834 listings

Used Starting From
$1,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
3.6
Back Seats
4.8
Value
3.8
Looks/Style
4.2
Family Car
4.5
Handling
4
Front Seats
4.8
Power
5.2
Cargo Capacity
4.5

Based on 1,484 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

Toyota Corolla

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353 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims

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