Best 2012 Compact Sedans by Looks/Style

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#1 — Mazda MAZDA3

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588 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
8.7
Back Seats
4.6
Value
6.5
Power
8.6
Cargo Capacity
5.6
Handling
8.6
Family Car
5.6
Front Seats
7.9
Overall
7.3

Based on 1,309 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#2 — Mitsubishi Lancer

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62 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
8.6
Back Seats
8.6
Value
9.1
Power
8
Cargo Capacity
8.9
Handling
9.8
Family Car
6.8
Front Seats
9.6
Overall
9.2

Based on 2,238 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Subaru Impreza WRX STI

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60 listings

Used Starting From
$12,991
Looks/Style
8.3
Back Seats
5.2
Value
5.8
Power
8.2
Cargo Capacity
7.2
Handling
7.2
Family Car
3.3
Front Seats
6.1
Overall
8.3

Based on 1,594 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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14 listings

Used Starting From
$16,888
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
8.2
Back Seats
6.9
Value
4.2
Power
7.8
Cargo Capacity
5.4
Handling
7.5
Family Car
4.4
Front Seats
6.5
Overall
7

Based on 2,008 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Subaru Impreza WRX

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104 listings

Used Starting From
$11,495
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
8.2
Back Seats
6.2
Value
7.7
Power
6.2
Cargo Capacity
8.5
Handling
6.4
Family Car
5.4
Front Seats
8.5
Overall
9.6

Based on 1,920 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#6 — Kia Rio

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56 listings

Used Starting From
$3,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
8.1
Back Seats
4.9
Value
9.9
Power
8
Cargo Capacity
7.1
Handling
6.8
Family Car
6.5
Front Seats
8.6
Overall
6.7

Based on 1,176 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#7 — Hyundai Elantra

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589 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Looks/Style
7.8
Back Seats
7
Value
7.7
Power
5.5
Cargo Capacity
7.5
Handling
6
Family Car
6.9
Front Seats
7.5
Overall
7.3

Based on 1,271 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Chevrolet Cruze

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1,610 listings

Used Starting From
$3,199
Looks/Style
7.6
Back Seats
8.1
Value
9.3
Power
8.2
Cargo Capacity
8.8
Handling
6.2
Family Car
9.3
Front Seats
7.3
Overall
8.4

Based on 1,303 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Suzuki SX4

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38 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
7.4
Back Seats
8
Value
8
Power
4.5
Cargo Capacity
5
Handling
7
Family Car
4.7
Front Seats
4.7
Overall
8.1

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

#10 — Volkswagen Jetta

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1,479 listings

Used Starting From
$2,700
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
7.1
Back Seats
9
Value
8.2
Power
8.3
Cargo Capacity
10
Handling
7.1
Family Car
8.9
Front Seats
8.7
Overall
8.4

Based on 1,592 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Kia Forte

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236 listings

Used Starting From
$2,987
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
6.7
Back Seats
9
Value
8
Power
6
Cargo Capacity
6.3
Handling
5.5
Family Car
8
Front Seats
6.7
Overall
6.3

Based on 1,355 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Toyota Yaris

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122 listings

Used Starting From
$3,990
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
6.1
Back Seats
5.7
Value
9.5
Power
6.8
Cargo Capacity
8.3
Handling
4.8
Family Car
7.7
Front Seats
7
Overall
8.3

Based on 1,982 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Ford Fiesta

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388 listings

Used Starting From
$2,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
6
Back Seats
6.9
Value
6.8
Power
5.7
Cargo Capacity
5.5
Handling
5.7
Family Car
6.4
Front Seats
5.6
Overall
6.5

Based on 2,244 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#14 — Honda Civic

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1,355 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
6
Back Seats
5.7
Value
5.6
Power
5.5
Cargo Capacity
7.7
Handling
5.7
Family Car
6.7
Front Seats
5
Overall
6.6

Based on 1,187 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — Subaru Impreza

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410 listings

Used Starting From
$4,750
Looks/Style
5.9
Back Seats
7.4
Value
6.4
Power
6.9
Cargo Capacity
8.4
Handling
6.3
Family Car
9.1
Front Seats
8.5
Overall
6.9

Based on 1,244 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Ford Focus

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1,909 listings

Used Starting From
$1,600
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
5.3
Back Seats
4.4
Value
6.4
Power
4.6
Cargo Capacity
7.4
Handling
4.2
Family Car
5.1
Front Seats
5.5
Overall
4.4

Based on 1,182 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Nissan Sentra

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551 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
5.2
Back Seats
7.8
Value
6.1
Power
6.7
Cargo Capacity
7.1
Handling
5.8
Family Car
6.2
Front Seats
6.2
Overall
5.7

Based on 1,225 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Toyota Corolla

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567 listings

Used Starting From
$4,250
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
5.2
Back Seats
9.5
Value
8.6
Power
6.9
Cargo Capacity
7.5
Handling
7.2
Family Car
8.6
Front Seats
7.4
Overall
7.9

Based on 1,270 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Chevrolet Sonic

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462 listings

Used Starting From
$2,800
Looks/Style
5
Back Seats
4
Value
7.4
Power
6.5
Cargo Capacity
6.4
Handling
6.9
Family Car
5.4
Front Seats
5.1
Overall
7.3

Based on 1,584 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#20 — Nissan Versa

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586 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
4.8
Back Seats
6.4
Value
5.5
Power
4.1
Cargo Capacity
5.9
Handling
3.2
Family Car
5.2
Front Seats
5.4
Overall
4.1

Based on 1,429 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#21 — Hyundai Accent

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257 listings

Used Starting From
$2,990
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
4.1
Back Seats
4.3
Value
6.1
Power
3.4
Cargo Capacity
6.1
Handling
4.8
Family Car
5.4
Front Seats
5.1
Overall
4.2

Based on 1,545 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

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