Best Compact Sedans

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#1 — Kia Forte

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14,820 listings

Starting MSRP
$16,800
Starting Invoice
$16,415
Avg New Price
$18,336
Used Starting From
$10,240
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
9.6
Front Seats
9.7
Looks/Style
7.3
Family Car
5.4
Value
10
Power
6.6
Cargo Capacity
8.5
Back Seats
8.3
Handling
9.9

Based on 564 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#2 — Chevrolet Sonic

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6,367 listings

Starting MSRP
$15,295
Starting Invoice
$14,683
Avg New Price
$18,853
Used Starting From
$10,700
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8.8
Front Seats
7.5
Looks/Style
6.8
Family Car
6.4
Value
8.6
Power
8
Cargo Capacity
5.4
Back Seats
4.6
Handling
7.4

Based on 1,387 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Mazda MAZDA3

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15,168 listings

Starting MSRP
$18,095
Starting Invoice
$17,319
Avg New Price
$22,235
Used Starting From
$15,755
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
8.3
Front Seats
9.2
Looks/Style
10
Family Car
8.3
Value
8.8
Power
9.2
Cargo Capacity
8
Back Seats
6.9
Handling
9.1

Based on 726 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Subaru Impreza

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16,388 listings

Starting MSRP
$18,495
Starting Invoice
$17,659
Avg New Price
$24,010
Used Starting From
$14,868
Overall
8.3
Front Seats
4.8
Looks/Style
8.3
Family Car
7.5
Value
5.1
Power
5.9
Cargo Capacity
7.4
Back Seats
7.8
Handling
9

Based on 389 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Hyundai Elantra

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29,609 listings

Starting MSRP
$16,950
Starting Invoice
$16,432
Avg New Price
$18,553
Used Starting From
$10,155
Overall
7.4
Front Seats
7
Looks/Style
6.1
Family Car
8.4
Value
6.6
Power
7.1
Cargo Capacity
7.3
Back Seats
6.7
Handling
9.6

Based on 369 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#6 — Subaru WRX

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4,472 listings

Starting MSRP
$26,995
Starting Invoice
$25,463
Avg New Price
$31,229
Used Starting From
$24,640
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6.8
Front Seats
6.4
Looks/Style
3.7
Family Car
4.1
Value
4.1
Power
7.4
Cargo Capacity
3.7
Back Seats
4.5
Handling
6.6

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

#7 — Hyundai Accent

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4,332 listings

Starting MSRP
$14,995
Starting Invoice
$14,652
Avg New Price
$16,333
Used Starting From
$10,305
Overall
6.7
Front Seats
6.9
Looks/Style
5.9
Family Car
6.8
Value
7
Power
4.1
Cargo Capacity
6.3
Back Seats
7
Handling
7.1

Based on 243 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Subaru WRX STI

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1,693 listings

Starting MSRP
$36,095
Starting Invoice
$34,123
Avg New Price
$41,675
Used Starting From
$30,670
Overall
6.5
Front Seats
6.6
Looks/Style
6.1
Family Car
4.3
Value
6.4
Power
7
Cargo Capacity
7.2
Back Seats
6.9
Handling
6.8

Based on 367 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Ford Fiesta

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8,645 listings

Starting MSRP
$14,205
Starting Invoice
$13,992
Avg New Price
$15,618
Used Starting From
$8,999
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6.5
Front Seats
7.9
Looks/Style
4.8
Family Car
7.5
Value
8.3
Power
6.8
Cargo Capacity
5.9
Back Seats
7.1
Handling
6.3

Based on 1,616 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Toyota Corolla

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40,703 listings

Starting MSRP
$18,600
Starting Invoice
$17,577
Avg New Price
$20,185
Used Starting From
$13,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6.5
Front Seats
5.2
Looks/Style
5.5
Family Car
7.2
Value
5.5
Power
6.6
Cargo Capacity
7.3
Back Seats
7
Handling
6.5

Based on 844 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Ford Focus

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55,125 listings

Starting MSRP
$17,950
Starting Invoice
$17,323
Avg New Price
$18,738
Used Starting From
$10,641
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
6.2
Front Seats
7.5
Looks/Style
7.5
Family Car
6.6
Value
7.1
Power
8.2
Cargo Capacity
7.4
Back Seats
6.6
Handling
7.3

Based on 912 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Volkswagen Jetta

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5,550 listings

Starting MSRP
$18,645
Starting Invoice
$17,898
Avg New Price
$20,590
Used Starting From
$11,991
Overall
5.7
Front Seats
9
Looks/Style
6.1
Family Car
9
Value
5.5
Power
9.6
Cargo Capacity
8.5
Back Seats
8.3
Handling
7.6

Based on 1,110 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Chevrolet Cruze

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39,245 listings

Starting MSRP
$16,975
Starting Invoice
$16,890
Avg New Price
$19,875
Used Starting From
$9,899
Overall
4.9
Front Seats
5.8
Looks/Style
4.2
Family Car
8.6
Value
5.5
Power
6
Cargo Capacity
4.2
Back Seats
9
Handling
3.7

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

#14 — Nissan Sentra

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27,134 listings

Starting MSRP
$16,990
Starting Invoice
$16,562
Avg New Price
$19,207
Used Starting From
$13,399
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.9
Front Seats
5.4
Looks/Style
3.7
Family Car
7
Value
6.5
Power
5.5
Cargo Capacity
6.9
Back Seats
5.4
Handling
4.8

Based on 912 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — Honda Civic

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26,920 listings

Starting MSRP
$18,940
Starting Invoice
$17,610
Avg New Price
$21,882
Used Starting From
$16,907
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.6
Front Seats
5.3
Looks/Style
6.1
Family Car
5.3
Value
4.9
Power
6.8
Cargo Capacity
4.8
Back Seats
6.3
Handling
4.9

Based on 524 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Nissan Versa

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10,383 listings

Starting MSRP
$12,110
Starting Invoice
$11,819
Avg New Price
$14,629
Used Starting From
$9,945
Overall
4.4
Front Seats
4
Looks/Style
3
Family Car
6
Value
5.7
Power
3.5
Cargo Capacity
6
Back Seats
5.9
Handling
4.3

Based on 1,128 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Toyota Yaris

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449 listings

Starting MSRP
$15,635
Starting Invoice
$15,010
Avg New Price
$18,002
Used Starting From
$15,883
Compact Sedan Trims
Overall
4.1
Front Seats
4.3
Looks/Style
3.5
Family Car
4.9
Value
4.8
Power
3.8
Cargo Capacity
4.2
Back Seats
4
Handling
4.8

Based on 599 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

Kia Rio

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2,519 listings

Starting MSRP
$13,900
Starting Invoice
$13,654
Avg New Price
$15,875
Used Starting From
$10,503
Compact Sedan Trims

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Toyota Prius Prime

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3,560 listings

Starting MSRP
$27,100
Starting Invoice
$26,017
Avg New Price
$31,126
Used Starting From
$27,114

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