Best 2012 Compact Sedans by Handling

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#1 — Mitsubishi Lancer

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63 listings

Used Starting From
$3,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
9.7
Value
7.6
Back Seats
8.8
Overall
8.2
Family Car
6.3
Looks/Style
8.9
Front Seats
9
Cargo Capacity
8.6
Power
6.9

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

#2 — Mazda MAZDA3

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540 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
9.5
Value
6.8
Back Seats
5.5
Overall
7.6
Family Car
6.6
Looks/Style
9.1
Front Seats
8.6
Cargo Capacity
5.6
Power
8.7

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

#3 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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18 listings

Used Starting From
$15,990
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
8.6
Value
4.1
Back Seats
6.9
Overall
7.2
Family Car
4.9
Looks/Style
8.7
Front Seats
6.9
Cargo Capacity
5
Power
8.1

Based on 1,692 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Subaru Impreza

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377 listings

Used Starting From
$4,800
Handling
8.4
Value
6.4
Back Seats
7.6
Overall
8
Family Car
10
Looks/Style
6.8
Front Seats
9.5
Cargo Capacity
8.4
Power
8

Based on 1,442 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Subaru Impreza WRX STI

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40 listings

Used Starting From
$17,881
Handling
8.2
Value
5.3
Back Seats
5
Overall
8.2
Family Car
3.5
Looks/Style
8.3
Front Seats
6.2
Cargo Capacity
6.6
Power
8.1

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

#6 — Suzuki SX4

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43 listings

Used Starting From
$3,495
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
8.1
Value
7.6
Back Seats
7.9
Overall
8.2
Family Car
4.8
Looks/Style
7.6
Front Seats
4.9
Cargo Capacity
4.5
Power
4.3

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

#7 — Kia Rio

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51 listings

Used Starting From
$3,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
8
Value
9.4
Back Seats
4.8
Overall
7
Family Car
6.8
Looks/Style
8.5
Front Seats
9.3
Cargo Capacity
6.6
Power
8.1

Based on 1,662 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Nissan Sentra

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505 listings

Used Starting From
$1,890
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
8
Value
6.5
Back Seats
7.6
Overall
7.4
Family Car
7
Looks/Style
6.1
Front Seats
7.6
Cargo Capacity
6.8
Power
6.4

Based on 1,206 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Volkswagen Jetta

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1,240 listings

Used Starting From
$3,450
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
7.7
Value
8.1
Back Seats
9.9
Overall
8.6
Family Car
9.6
Looks/Style
7.4
Front Seats
8.8
Cargo Capacity
10
Power
9.7

Based on 1,552 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Chevrolet Sonic

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430 listings

Used Starting From
$1,949
Handling
7.2
Value
5.8
Back Seats
4.9
Overall
6.3
Family Car
5.5
Looks/Style
4.2
Front Seats
4.7
Cargo Capacity
5.9
Power
4.9

Based on 1,603 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Subaru Impreza WRX

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123 listings

Used Starting From
$9,771
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
7.2
Value
7
Back Seats
5.9
Overall
9.7
Family Car
5.5
Looks/Style
8.2
Front Seats
8.6
Cargo Capacity
7.7
Power
6.1

Based on 1,974 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Kia Forte

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186 listings

Used Starting From
$3,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
6.6
Value
7.7
Back Seats
9.1
Overall
6.5
Family Car
8.4
Looks/Style
7
Front Seats
7.4
Cargo Capacity
6.1
Power
6

Based on 1,298 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Hyundai Accent

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237 listings

Used Starting From
$2,800
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
6.4
Value
5.9
Back Seats
5.7
Overall
4.6
Family Car
5.9
Looks/Style
4.6
Front Seats
5.3
Cargo Capacity
5.9
Power
3.9

Based on 1,396 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#14 — Honda Civic

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1,167 listings

Used Starting From
$4,350
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
6.4
Value
5.5
Back Seats
4.8
Overall
4.8
Family Car
6.2
Looks/Style
4.9
Front Seats
5.4
Cargo Capacity
5.3
Power
6.6

Based on 1,194 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — Ford Focus

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1,759 listings

Used Starting From
$1,950
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
6.3
Value
6.3
Back Seats
4.8
Overall
6.2
Family Car
6.3
Looks/Style
5.7
Front Seats
7.5
Cargo Capacity
5.9
Power
5.5

Based on 1,253 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Chevrolet Cruze

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1,420 listings

Used Starting From
$2,897
Handling
6.3
Value
7.8
Back Seats
7.6
Overall
9.4
Family Car
8.2
Looks/Style
6.8
Front Seats
6.9
Cargo Capacity
6.7
Power
7.2

Based on 1,238 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Hyundai Elantra

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558 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Handling
5.9
Value
6.9
Back Seats
7.7
Overall
6.6
Family Car
7.8
Looks/Style
7.7
Front Seats
6.4
Cargo Capacity
7.7
Power
4.5

Based on 1,415 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Ford Fiesta

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362 listings

Used Starting From
$2,750
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
5.5
Value
5.6
Back Seats
5.8
Overall
5.3
Family Car
5.7
Looks/Style
5
Front Seats
5.1
Cargo Capacity
4.7
Power
4.6

Based on 2,231 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Toyota Yaris

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126 listings

Used Starting From
$2,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
5.5
Value
8.9
Back Seats
5.4
Overall
8.4
Family Car
7.8
Looks/Style
6.4
Front Seats
7.4
Cargo Capacity
7.7
Power
6.8

Based on 2,035 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#20 — Toyota Corolla

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513 listings

Used Starting From
$3,976
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
5.4
Value
6.2
Back Seats
7.1
Overall
6.2
Family Car
8
Looks/Style
5.5
Front Seats
6.7
Cargo Capacity
6.3
Power
5.3

Based on 1,232 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#21 — Nissan Versa

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503 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
3.2
Value
4.2
Back Seats
6
Overall
4.7
Family Car
7.2
Looks/Style
4.7
Front Seats
4.2
Cargo Capacity
7.2
Power
3.3

Based on 1,569 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

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