Best 2012 Compact Sedans by Family Car

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#1 — Volkswagen Jetta

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460 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
9.9
Looks/Style
7.1
Front Seats
8.3
Power
8
Back Seats
7.5
Value
5
Overall
6.9
Handling
6
Cargo Capacity
10

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

#2 — Subaru Impreza

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211 listings

Used Starting From
$2,850
Family Car
9.3
Looks/Style
4.8
Front Seats
9.1
Power
6.1
Back Seats
6.4
Value
6.3
Overall
5.1
Handling
6.7
Cargo Capacity
8.3

Based on 1,847 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Suzuki SX4

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23 listings

Used Starting From
$4,750
Family Car
8.7
Looks/Style
7.2
Front Seats
5
Power
7.4
Back Seats
9.2
Value
10
Overall
9.6
Handling
8.8
Cargo Capacity
6.5

Based on 2,195 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Hyundai Elantra

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369 listings

Used Starting From
$2,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
7.8
Looks/Style
7.5
Front Seats
7.2
Power
6.4
Back Seats
5.9
Value
6.3
Overall
6.3
Handling
5.2
Cargo Capacity
7

Based on 1,659 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Hyundai Accent

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178 listings

Used Starting From
$2,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
7.7
Looks/Style
6.2
Front Seats
7.6
Power
5.9
Back Seats
5.9
Value
7.2
Overall
6
Handling
5.5
Cargo Capacity
7.8

Based on 1,644 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#6 — Kia Forte

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75 listings

Used Starting From
$3,250
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
7.7
Looks/Style
6.7
Front Seats
8.8
Power
5.9
Back Seats
9
Value
8.3
Overall
6.2
Handling
6.9
Cargo Capacity
7.3

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

#7 — Chevrolet Cruze

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717 listings

Used Starting From
$2,000
Family Car
7.6
Looks/Style
5.2
Front Seats
6
Power
6.6
Back Seats
5.5
Value
7.4
Overall
5
Handling
5.4
Cargo Capacity
6.8

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

#8 — Toyota Yaris

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68 listings

Used Starting From
$4,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
7.6
Looks/Style
6.6
Front Seats
7.3
Power
6.7
Back Seats
5.2
Value
8.8
Overall
7
Handling
5.5
Cargo Capacity
7.7

Based on 2,134 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Nissan Versa

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206 listings

Used Starting From
$3,250
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
7
Looks/Style
5.2
Front Seats
5.4
Power
3.6
Back Seats
5.5
Value
5.8
Overall
4.6
Handling
3.6
Cargo Capacity
7.1

Based on 1,840 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Nissan Sentra

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221 listings

Used Starting From
$3,499
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
6.2
Looks/Style
4.5
Front Seats
7.4
Power
5.7
Back Seats
5.8
Value
5.7
Overall
4.8
Handling
4.8
Cargo Capacity
6.3

Based on 1,213 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Chevrolet Sonic

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237 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Family Car
6.2
Looks/Style
7.2
Front Seats
7.3
Power
6.4
Back Seats
5.1
Value
7.9
Overall
6.8
Handling
7.9
Cargo Capacity
6.6

Based on 2,101 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Mazda MAZDA3

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417 listings

Used Starting From
$4,490
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
5.9
Looks/Style
6.6
Front Seats
7.9
Power
7.4
Back Seats
5.4
Value
6.8
Overall
5.1
Handling
6.8
Cargo Capacity
5.4

Based on 1,279 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Mitsubishi Lancer

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26 listings

Used Starting From
$4,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
5.8
Looks/Style
9.7
Front Seats
9.5
Power
7.5
Back Seats
9.1
Value
9.6
Overall
8.2
Handling
7.7
Cargo Capacity
9.3

Based on 2,742 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#14 — Subaru Impreza WRX

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70 listings

Used Starting From
$10,996
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
5.6
Looks/Style
7
Front Seats
7.3
Power
5
Back Seats
5.9
Value
6.1
Overall
7.3
Handling
5.6
Cargo Capacity
6.5

Based on 2,692 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — Kia Rio

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22 listings

Used Starting From
$4,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
5.5
Looks/Style
6.3
Front Seats
7.2
Power
6.5
Back Seats
2.7
Value
7.4
Overall
4.6
Handling
5.5
Cargo Capacity
5.9

Based on 1,771 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Ford Fiesta

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147 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
5.5
Looks/Style
4
Front Seats
5.3
Power
4.1
Back Seats
3.8
Value
5.2
Overall
4.4
Handling
3.9
Cargo Capacity
5

Based on 2,083 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Ford Focus

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702 listings

Used Starting From
$1,999
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
5.1
Looks/Style
5.3
Front Seats
6.5
Power
6.1
Back Seats
4.7
Value
4.8
Overall
4.4
Handling
4.3
Cargo Capacity
5.5

Based on 1,617 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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11 listings

Used Starting From
$23,495
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
4.6
Looks/Style
9.8
Front Seats
9.2
Power
9.5
Back Seats
6.2
Value
5.9
Overall
8.6
Handling
8.3
Cargo Capacity
4.9

Based on 2,653 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Honda Civic

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1,041 listings

Used Starting From
$3,998
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
4.5
Looks/Style
5.1
Front Seats
5.1
Power
4.9
Back Seats
3.7
Value
4.3
Overall
4.6
Handling
3.5
Cargo Capacity
4.7

Based on 1,393 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#20 — Subaru Impreza WRX STI

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30 listings

Used Starting From
$18,350
Family Car
4.2
Looks/Style
8.4
Front Seats
7.6
Power
9.3
Back Seats
5.8
Value
7.1
Overall
7.9
Handling
9
Cargo Capacity
7.6

Based on 1,919 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

Toyota Corolla

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372 listings

Used Starting From
$6,650
Compact Sedan Trims

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