Best 2016 Compact Sedans

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#1 — Mazda MAZDA3

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503 listings

Used Starting From
$8,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
9.1
Power
8.9
Handling
8.5
Family Car
7.4
Cargo Capacity
6.1
Front Seats
8.7
Looks/Style
8.9
Back Seats
7.1
Value
8.3

Based on 1,239 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#2 — Subaru WRX

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281 listings

Used Starting From
$16,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8.6
Power
8.7
Handling
9.1
Family Car
7.1
Cargo Capacity
7.3
Front Seats
7.9
Looks/Style
6.6
Back Seats
8.1
Value
6.6

Based on 1,556 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Dodge Dart

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458 listings

Used Starting From
$6,400
Overall
8.4
Power
8.8
Handling
7.4
Family Car
7.9
Cargo Capacity
8.2
Front Seats
9
Looks/Style
8.1
Back Seats
8.9
Value
7.9

Based on 1,358 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Mitsubishi Lancer

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86 listings

Used Starting From
$5,999
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8.2
Power
7.3
Handling
8.3
Family Car
5.1
Cargo Capacity
9.3
Front Seats
8.6
Looks/Style
9.2
Back Seats
10
Value
10

Based on 2,733 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Chevrolet Sonic

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306 listings

Used Starting From
$4,990
Overall
7.7
Power
6.8
Handling
9.6
Family Car
7.5
Cargo Capacity
7.8
Front Seats
7.1
Looks/Style
7.2
Back Seats
6.6
Value
8.3

Based on 2,053 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#6 — Volkswagen Jetta

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666 listings

Used Starting From
$7,850
Overall
7.1
Power
8.1
Handling
7.1
Family Car
8.6
Cargo Capacity
9.7
Front Seats
8
Looks/Style
6.3
Back Seats
7.1
Value
7.4

Based on 1,843 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#7 — Subaru WRX STI

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146 listings

Used Starting From
$22,900
Overall
6.9
Power
8.9
Handling
9.1
Family Car
5.5
Cargo Capacity
9.7
Front Seats
6.9
Looks/Style
7.2
Back Seats
6.5
Value
6.5

Based on 1,519 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Hyundai Elantra

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1,035 listings

Used Starting From
$5,499
Overall
6.9
Power
7
Handling
6.2
Family Car
8.3
Cargo Capacity
7.1
Front Seats
6.5
Looks/Style
6.9
Back Seats
6.5
Value
7

Based on 1,721 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Hyundai Accent

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362 listings

Used Starting From
$6,750
Overall
6.3
Power
6.1
Handling
5.9
Family Car
7.8
Cargo Capacity
8.2
Front Seats
7.1
Looks/Style
5.8
Back Seats
6.6
Value
8

Based on 1,830 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Toyota Corolla

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1,394 listings

Used Starting From
$6,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6.3
Power
5.9
Handling
7.1
Family Car
9
Cargo Capacity
6.7
Front Seats
5.9
Looks/Style
5.2
Back Seats
7.4
Value
7.4

Based on 1,378 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Kia Forte

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548 listings

Used Starting From
$6,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6
Power
5.7
Handling
5.9
Family Car
8.4
Cargo Capacity
5.9
Front Seats
6.7
Looks/Style
4.3
Back Seats
6.7
Value
7.6

Based on 1,440 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Subaru Impreza

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Overall
5.3
Power
6.1
Handling
7.3
Family Car
9.7
Cargo Capacity
8.6
Front Seats
8.6
Looks/Style
4.5
Back Seats
7
Value
7.1

Based on 1,853 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Kia Rio

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166 listings

Used Starting From
$2,844
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.8
Power
6.5
Handling
6.2
Family Car
5.8
Cargo Capacity
6.3
Front Seats
6.6
Looks/Style
5.9
Back Seats
3.3
Value
8.3

Based on 1,724 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#14 — Honda Civic

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1,525 listings

Used Starting From
$11,369
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.8
Power
5.4
Handling
4.4
Family Car
5.6
Cargo Capacity
6.8
Front Seats
4.7
Looks/Style
7.1
Back Seats
6.2
Value
5

Based on 794 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — Nissan Versa

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378 listings

Used Starting From
$4,000
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.8
Power
3.3
Handling
3.9
Family Car
7.6
Cargo Capacity
7.5
Front Seats
5
Looks/Style
5.1
Back Seats
6.3
Value
6.4

Based on 1,794 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Scion iA

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142 listings

Used Starting From
$8,495
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.2
Power
3.8
Handling
5.4
Family Car
4.5
Cargo Capacity
6.1
Front Seats
5.9
Looks/Style
3.7
Back Seats
4.3
Value
6.9

Based on 1,254 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Ford Fiesta

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435 listings

Used Starting From
$5,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.1
Power
3.6
Handling
4
Family Car
5
Cargo Capacity
4.4
Front Seats
4.5
Looks/Style
3
Back Seats
3.5
Value
5.1

Based on 2,128 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Chevrolet Cruze

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492 listings

Used Starting From
$7,995
Overall
3.9
Power
4.9
Handling
3.9
Family Car
6.3
Cargo Capacity
4.9
Front Seats
4.8
Looks/Style
4.9
Back Seats
5.9
Value
4.3

Based on 916 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Nissan Sentra

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656 listings

Used Starting From
$5,999
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
3.7
Power
3.3
Handling
4.1
Family Car
6.3
Cargo Capacity
5.6
Front Seats
2.5
Looks/Style
3.3
Back Seats
5.4
Value
4.8

Based on 1,572 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#20 — Toyota Yaris

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23 listings

Used Starting From
$11,754
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
3.7
Power
3.2
Handling
4.3
Family Car
4.3
Cargo Capacity
4.2
Front Seats
3.9
Looks/Style
3.4
Back Seats
3.6
Value
4.5

Based on 1,117 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#21 — Ford Focus

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1,312 listings

Used Starting From
$3,800
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
3.6
Power
5.7
Handling
4.4
Family Car
4.7
Cargo Capacity
4.5
Front Seats
4.3
Looks/Style
4
Back Seats
4.8
Value
3.8

Based on 1,477 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

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