Best 2012 Compact Sedans by Family Car

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#1 — Subaru Impreza

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403 listings

Used Starting From
$4,750
Family Car
9.4
Value
6.3
Cargo Capacity
8.5
Overall
7
Power
7.2
Looks/Style
6.2
Front Seats
9.1
Handling
6.9
Back Seats
7.5

Based on 1,761 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#2 — Chevrolet Cruze

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1,603 listings

Used Starting From
$1,995
Family Car
9.3
Value
8.7
Cargo Capacity
8.8
Overall
8.2
Power
8.1
Looks/Style
7.7
Front Seats
7.4
Handling
6.5
Back Seats
8.7

Based on 1,203 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Volkswagen Jetta

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1,495 listings

Used Starting From
$2,700
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
8.7
Value
7.5
Cargo Capacity
9.9
Overall
7.8
Power
8.2
Looks/Style
6.8
Front Seats
8.6
Handling
7.1
Back Seats
9.1

Based on 1,530 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Toyota Corolla

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587 listings

Used Starting From
$4,250
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
8.7
Value
8.3
Cargo Capacity
7.8
Overall
7.1
Power
6.6
Looks/Style
5.9
Front Seats
7
Handling
7
Back Seats
9.5

Based on 1,192 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Toyota Yaris

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127 listings

Used Starting From
$3,990
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
8.1
Value
9.2
Cargo Capacity
8.5
Overall
8.2
Power
7.2
Looks/Style
6.5
Front Seats
7.2
Handling
5.2
Back Seats
5.8

Based on 1,796 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#6 — Kia Forte

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234 listings

Used Starting From
$2,987
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
8.1
Value
7.7
Cargo Capacity
6.4
Overall
6.2
Power
6.1
Looks/Style
6.9
Front Seats
7.1
Handling
5.9
Back Seats
9.1

Based on 1,299 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#7 — Honda Civic

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1,377 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
8
Value
5.9
Cargo Capacity
9
Overall
7
Power
6.1
Looks/Style
6.2
Front Seats
5.7
Handling
6.3
Back Seats
6.3

Based on 1,173 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Mitsubishi Lancer

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60 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
7.9
Value
10
Cargo Capacity
8.7
Overall
10
Power
8.8
Looks/Style
8.2
Front Seats
9.5
Handling
9.9
Back Seats
8.6

Based on 1,807 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Hyundai Elantra

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596 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Family Car
6.8
Value
7.3
Cargo Capacity
7.3
Overall
6.7
Power
5.1
Looks/Style
7.6
Front Seats
7.7
Handling
5.9
Back Seats
6.6

Based on 1,400 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Kia Rio

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57 listings

Used Starting From
$3,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
6.7
Value
9.6
Cargo Capacity
7.3
Overall
6.5
Power
8.3
Looks/Style
8.3
Front Seats
9
Handling
7.3
Back Seats
4.8

Based on 1,685 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Nissan Sentra

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538 listings

Used Starting From
$2,998
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
6.4
Value
6.1
Cargo Capacity
7.3
Overall
5.8
Power
6.6
Looks/Style
5.6
Front Seats
6.5
Handling
6.1
Back Seats
8.2

Based on 1,211 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Mazda MAZDA3

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584 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
6.1
Value
6.6
Cargo Capacity
5.7
Overall
6.9
Power
8.6
Looks/Style
8.7
Front Seats
8
Handling
8.6
Back Seats
4.8

Based on 1,286 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Hyundai Accent

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256 listings

Used Starting From
$2,999
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
6
Value
6.1
Cargo Capacity
7
Overall
4.1
Power
3.8
Looks/Style
4.3
Front Seats
5.5
Handling
5.4
Back Seats
5

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

#14 — Ford Focus

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1,911 listings

Used Starting From
$1,600
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
5.8
Value
6.4
Cargo Capacity
6.9
Overall
4.4
Power
5
Looks/Style
4.6
Front Seats
6
Handling
4.7
Back Seats
4.8

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

#15 — Ford Fiesta

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398 listings

Used Starting From
$1,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
5.7
Value
5.8
Cargo Capacity
4.6
Overall
5.6
Power
5.2
Looks/Style
5.4
Front Seats
5.3
Handling
5.4
Back Seats
6.9

Based on 1,820 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Chevrolet Sonic

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456 listings

Used Starting From
$1,950
Family Car
5.6
Value
7.3
Cargo Capacity
6.4
Overall
6.9
Power
6.6
Looks/Style
5
Front Seats
5.2
Handling
7
Back Seats
4.2

Based on 1,414 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Subaru Impreza WRX

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100 listings

Used Starting From
$9,976
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
5.6
Value
7.5
Cargo Capacity
8.6
Overall
9.4
Power
6.3
Looks/Style
8.4
Front Seats
8.8
Handling
6.7
Back Seats
6.2

Based on 1,765 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Nissan Versa

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577 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
5.2
Value
5.1
Cargo Capacity
6
Overall
3.8
Power
4.1
Looks/Style
4.7
Front Seats
5.5
Handling
3.2
Back Seats
6.6

Based on 1,586 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Suzuki SX4

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40 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
4.7
Value
7.6
Cargo Capacity
5
Overall
7.9
Power
4.6
Looks/Style
7.6
Front Seats
4.7
Handling
7.4
Back Seats
8

Based on 1,345 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#20 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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17 listings

Used Starting From
$16,888
Compact Sedan Trims
Family Car
4.7
Value
4.2
Cargo Capacity
5.5
Overall
6.9
Power
8.2
Looks/Style
8.6
Front Seats
6.8
Handling
7.9
Back Seats
7

Based on 2,056 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#21 — Subaru Impreza WRX STI

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59 listings

Used Starting From
$12,991
Family Car
3.5
Value
5.6
Cargo Capacity
7.2
Overall
8.1
Power
8.4
Looks/Style
8.5
Front Seats
6.3
Handling
7.7
Back Seats
5.2

Based on 1,757 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

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