Best 2012 Compact Sedans by Handling

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#1 — Subaru Impreza WRX STI

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31 listings

Used Starting From
$16,950
Handling
9.8
Looks/Style
8.4
Front Seats
7.8
Overall
8.5
Family Car
4.3
Back Seats
6.3
Cargo Capacity
7.9
Value
7.5
Power
9.3

Based on 1,893 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#2 — Chevrolet Sonic

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258 listings

Used Starting From
$3,495
Handling
9.2
Looks/Style
7.5
Front Seats
7.8
Overall
8
Family Car
7.1
Back Seats
6.4
Cargo Capacity
7.6
Value
7.8
Power
6.7

Based on 2,182 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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13 listings

Used Starting From
$22,975
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
8.4
Looks/Style
8.7
Front Seats
8.1
Overall
8.2
Family Car
4.2
Back Seats
6.5
Cargo Capacity
4.3
Value
5.7
Power
9.2

Based on 2,144 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Suzuki SX4

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36 listings

Used Starting From
$3,413
Handling
8.1
Looks/Style
7.8
Front Seats
6
Overall
8.6
Family Car
5.9
Back Seats
8.2
Cargo Capacity
4
Value
8.7
Power
5.2

Based on 1,311 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Mitsubishi Lancer

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25 listings

Used Starting From
$4,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
8.1
Looks/Style
8.5
Front Seats
8.3
Overall
7.1
Family Car
6.2
Back Seats
9.1
Cargo Capacity
9.6
Value
8.8
Power
7.1

Based on 2,302 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#6 — Mazda MAZDA3

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458 listings

Used Starting From
$3,700
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
7.1
Looks/Style
6
Front Seats
7.8
Overall
4.8
Family Car
5.9
Back Seats
6.4
Cargo Capacity
5.4
Value
7.2
Power
7

Based on 1,248 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#7 — Kia Forte

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105 listings

Used Starting From
$3,990
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
7
Looks/Style
7.7
Front Seats
8.6
Overall
7.6
Family Car
8.8
Back Seats
10
Cargo Capacity
8.6
Value
8.6
Power
6.5

Based on 1,216 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Subaru Impreza

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223 listings

Used Starting From
$3,500
Handling
7
Looks/Style
4.5
Front Seats
9.5
Overall
5.5
Family Car
9.7
Back Seats
7.1
Cargo Capacity
8.6
Value
6.6
Power
5.8

Based on 1,554 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Subaru Impreza WRX

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62 listings

Used Starting From
$10,427
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
6.8
Looks/Style
8.2
Front Seats
8.9
Overall
9.2
Family Car
6.3
Back Seats
6.9
Cargo Capacity
7.6
Value
6.8
Power
5.2

Based on 1,684 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Volkswagen Jetta

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412 listings

Used Starting From
$1,595
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
6.5
Looks/Style
6.3
Front Seats
8.5
Overall
7
Family Car
8.5
Back Seats
7.3
Cargo Capacity
9.4
Value
6.9
Power
7.8

Based on 1,836 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Kia Rio

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19 listings

Used Starting From
$3,699
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
6.1
Looks/Style
6.2
Front Seats
7.7
Overall
5
Family Car
5.8
Back Seats
3.3
Cargo Capacity
6.4
Value
7.9
Power
6.6

Based on 1,598 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Toyota Yaris

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75 listings

Used Starting From
$5,788
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
6.1
Looks/Style
6.7
Front Seats
7.4
Overall
7.6
Family Car
7.7
Back Seats
5.7
Cargo Capacity
8
Value
9.3
Power
6.6

Based on 1,649 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Hyundai Accent

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163 listings

Used Starting From
$1,095
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
5.6
Looks/Style
5.9
Front Seats
7.5
Overall
6.1
Family Car
7.6
Back Seats
6.5
Cargo Capacity
8.1
Value
7.6
Power
5.7

Based on 1,760 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#14 — Hyundai Elantra

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388 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Handling
5.5
Looks/Style
7
Front Seats
6.9
Overall
6.9
Family Car
8.1
Back Seats
6.7
Cargo Capacity
6.8
Value
6.5
Power
6.4

Based on 1,600 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — Chevrolet Cruze

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766 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Handling
5.3
Looks/Style
5.8
Front Seats
6.4
Overall
6
Family Car
8.5
Back Seats
6.3
Cargo Capacity
7.3
Value
6.3
Power
6.4

Based on 1,382 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Nissan Sentra

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270 listings

Used Starting From
$1,495
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
4.9
Looks/Style
4
Front Seats
7.1
Overall
5.8
Family Car
6.2
Back Seats
6.3
Cargo Capacity
6.3
Value
6.9
Power
5.2

Based on 1,292 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Honda Civic

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953 listings

Used Starting From
$5,495
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
4.4
Looks/Style
4.5
Front Seats
4.6
Overall
4.8
Family Car
4.5
Back Seats
4.3
Cargo Capacity
4.5
Value
4.1
Power
5

Based on 1,359 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Ford Focus

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831 listings

Used Starting From
$2,495
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
4.1
Looks/Style
4
Front Seats
5.1
Overall
3.7
Family Car
4.8
Back Seats
4.8
Cargo Capacity
4.7
Value
3.8
Power
5.4

Based on 1,518 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Nissan Versa

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264 listings

Used Starting From
$1,395
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
3.6
Looks/Style
4.5
Front Seats
4.3
Overall
3.7
Family Car
6.8
Back Seats
5.6
Cargo Capacity
7
Value
5.2
Power
3.4

Based on 1,819 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#20 — Ford Fiesta

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179 listings

Used Starting From
$995
Compact Sedan Trims
Handling
3.5
Looks/Style
2.7
Front Seats
4.7
Overall
3.9
Family Car
5.1
Back Seats
3.4
Cargo Capacity
4.3
Value
4.9
Power
3.2

Based on 1,951 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

Toyota Corolla

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351 listings

Used Starting From
$2,650
Compact Sedan Trims

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