Best 2012 Compact Sedans by Handling

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#1 — Mitsubishi Lancer

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57 listings

Used Starting From
$3,600
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
9.5
Front Seats
8.8
Cargo Capacity
8.9
Value
7.8
Overall
7.9
Back Seats
8.3
Family Car
6.2
Power
7.1
Looks/Style
9.1

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

#2 — Mazda MAZDA3

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572 listings

Used Starting From
$2,800
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
9.3
Front Seats
8
Cargo Capacity
5.9
Value
6.6
Overall
7.1
Back Seats
5.2
Family Car
6.5
Power
7.8
Looks/Style
7

Based on 1,367 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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14 listings

Used Starting From
$20,488
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
8.9
Front Seats
7.8
Cargo Capacity
6
Value
5
Overall
8.1
Back Seats
7.3
Family Car
5.5
Power
9.2
Looks/Style
9.6

Based on 2,357 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Chevrolet Sonic

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463 listings

Used Starting From
$1,498
Handling
8.2
Front Seats
5.8
Cargo Capacity
7.6
Value
7.5
Overall
7.9
Back Seats
5.2
Family Car
6.7
Power
6.5
Looks/Style
6.4

Based on 1,938 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Subaru Impreza

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354 listings

Used Starting From
$3,888
Handling
8
Front Seats
9.4
Cargo Capacity
8.7
Value
6.8
Overall
7.6
Back Seats
7.4
Family Car
9.9
Power
8.1
Looks/Style
6.7

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

#6 — Subaru Impreza WRX STI

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49 listings

Used Starting From
$13,995
Handling
7.8
Front Seats
6.2
Cargo Capacity
6.8
Value
5.5
Overall
8
Back Seats
5
Family Car
3.5
Power
8.4
Looks/Style
8.4

Based on 1,349 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#7 — Kia Rio

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54 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
7.8
Front Seats
9.3
Cargo Capacity
6.1
Value
10
Overall
7.1
Back Seats
4.2
Family Car
7.4
Power
8.4
Looks/Style
8.7

Based on 1,709 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Suzuki SX4

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41 listings

Used Starting From
$3,750
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
7.7
Front Seats
4.8
Cargo Capacity
4.7
Value
7.8
Overall
8
Back Seats
7.6
Family Car
4.8
Power
4.6
Looks/Style
7.6

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

#9 — Chevrolet Cruze

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1,460 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Handling
7.4
Front Seats
5.9
Cargo Capacity
8.7
Value
7.5
Overall
8.7
Back Seats
8.6
Family Car
8.8
Power
5.8
Looks/Style
7.3

Based on 1,259 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Volkswagen Jetta

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989 listings

Used Starting From
$2,525
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
7.2
Front Seats
8.5
Cargo Capacity
8.6
Value
7.6
Overall
8
Back Seats
8.3
Family Car
8.6
Power
9.1
Looks/Style
7.3

Based on 1,527 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Hyundai Accent

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265 listings

Used Starting From
$3,300
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
7
Front Seats
6
Cargo Capacity
6.9
Value
6.9
Overall
5.6
Back Seats
5.2
Family Car
5.5
Power
4.8
Looks/Style
5.6

Based on 1,469 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Hyundai Elantra

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676 listings

Used Starting From
$3,900
Handling
6.8
Front Seats
7.1
Cargo Capacity
7.8
Value
5.9
Overall
6.9
Back Seats
6.9
Family Car
8.9
Power
6.9
Looks/Style
8.1

Based on 1,481 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Subaru Impreza WRX

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120 listings

Used Starting From
$9,988
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
6.7
Front Seats
8.6
Cargo Capacity
8
Value
7.2
Overall
9.4
Back Seats
5.8
Family Car
5.4
Power
6.2
Looks/Style
8.2

Based on 1,634 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#14 — Honda Civic

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1,285 listings

Used Starting From
$2,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
6.6
Front Seats
6.7
Cargo Capacity
6.7
Value
5.9
Overall
5.1
Back Seats
7.5
Family Car
6.3
Power
7.7
Looks/Style
7.9

Based on 1,272 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — Kia Forte

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178 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
6.5
Front Seats
7.4
Cargo Capacity
6.1
Value
7.9
Overall
6.4
Back Seats
8.6
Family Car
8.1
Power
6.4
Looks/Style
7

Based on 1,451 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Nissan Sentra

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493 listings

Used Starting From
$990
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
6.2
Front Seats
6.1
Cargo Capacity
5.6
Value
5.8
Overall
5.8
Back Seats
5.5
Family Car
5.6
Power
5.4
Looks/Style
5.1

Based on 1,352 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Toyota Corolla

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534 listings

Used Starting From
$3,976
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
5.9
Front Seats
6.8
Cargo Capacity
7.3
Value
7
Overall
5.9
Back Seats
5.6
Family Car
7.1
Power
4.3
Looks/Style
4.6

Based on 1,217 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Toyota Yaris

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118 listings

Used Starting From
$3,400
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
5.4
Front Seats
7.2
Cargo Capacity
8
Value
9.1
Overall
8.3
Back Seats
5.4
Family Car
8
Power
7.2
Looks/Style
6.4

Based on 2,026 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Ford Fiesta

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368 listings

Used Starting From
$1,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
4.7
Front Seats
4.8
Cargo Capacity
4.1
Value
4.3
Overall
4.1
Back Seats
5
Family Car
4.8
Power
3.4
Looks/Style
4.2

Based on 2,743 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#20 — Ford Focus

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1,797 listings

Used Starting From
$1,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
4.6
Front Seats
6.2
Cargo Capacity
5.3
Value
4.7
Overall
4.8
Back Seats
4.9
Family Car
6.1
Power
5.3
Looks/Style
5.1

Based on 1,295 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#21 — Nissan Versa

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534 listings

Used Starting From
$1,700
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
2.8
Front Seats
3.6
Cargo Capacity
6.6
Value
5
Overall
3.7
Back Seats
5.5
Family Car
5.8
Power
3
Looks/Style
4

Based on 1,449 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

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