Best 2012 Compact Sedans by Looks/Style

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#1 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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13 listings

Used Starting From
$20,488
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
9.6
Cargo Capacity
6.1
Value
5
Power
9.2
Front Seats
7.8
Overall
8.2
Family Car
5.3
Back Seats
7.4
Handling
9.1

Based on 2,106 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#2 — Mitsubishi Lancer

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60 listings

Used Starting From
$3,600
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
9.1
Cargo Capacity
9.1
Value
7.9
Power
7.2
Front Seats
8.9
Overall
8.3
Family Car
6.3
Back Seats
8.7
Handling
9.8

Based on 2,029 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Kia Rio

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63 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
8.9
Cargo Capacity
6.2
Value
10
Power
8.6
Front Seats
9.3
Overall
7.4
Family Car
7.3
Back Seats
4.1
Handling
8.2

Based on 1,682 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Subaru Impreza WRX STI

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53 listings

Used Starting From
$13,995
Looks/Style
8.6
Cargo Capacity
7
Value
5.6
Power
8.5
Front Seats
6.2
Overall
8.4
Family Car
3.6
Back Seats
5
Handling
8.1

Based on 1,331 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Subaru Impreza WRX

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124 listings

Used Starting From
$11,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
8.5
Cargo Capacity
8.2
Value
7.3
Power
6.5
Front Seats
8.7
Overall
9.9
Family Car
5.5
Back Seats
5.8
Handling
7.2

Based on 1,866 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#6 — Hyundai Elantra

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691 listings

Used Starting From
$4,000
Looks/Style
7.7
Cargo Capacity
7.8
Value
5.8
Power
6.4
Front Seats
6.2
Overall
6.6
Family Car
9.1
Back Seats
6.7
Handling
6.2

Based on 1,580 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#7 — Suzuki SX4

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40 listings

Used Starting From
$3,750
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
7.7
Cargo Capacity
4.8
Value
7.9
Power
4.5
Front Seats
4.8
Overall
8.3
Family Car
4.8
Back Seats
7.7
Handling
7.9

Based on 1,581 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Kia Forte

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175 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
7.3
Cargo Capacity
6.4
Value
8.2
Power
6.6
Front Seats
7.4
Overall
7
Family Car
8.3
Back Seats
8.9
Handling
6.8

Based on 1,331 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Honda Civic

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1,277 listings

Used Starting From
$2,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
7.2
Cargo Capacity
7.3
Value
6.6
Power
7.2
Front Seats
6.6
Overall
5.7
Family Car
7.2
Back Seats
7.4
Handling
7.1

Based on 1,250 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Chevrolet Cruze

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1,421 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Looks/Style
7.2
Cargo Capacity
8.6
Value
7.5
Power
5.7
Front Seats
5.7
Overall
8.8
Family Car
9
Back Seats
8.9
Handling
7.3

Based on 1,252 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#11 — Volkswagen Jetta

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994 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
7.1
Cargo Capacity
8.6
Value
7.6
Power
9.2
Front Seats
8.2
Overall
8
Family Car
8.6
Back Seats
8.3
Handling
6.9

Based on 1,612 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Mazda MAZDA3

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589 listings

Used Starting From
$2,350
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
7
Cargo Capacity
5.8
Value
6.7
Power
7.8
Front Seats
7.8
Overall
7.2
Family Car
6.6
Back Seats
5.5
Handling
9.3

Based on 1,365 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Subaru Impreza

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354 listings

Used Starting From
$3,888
Looks/Style
6.9
Cargo Capacity
8.9
Value
6.9
Power
8.3
Front Seats
9.5
Overall
8.1
Family Car
9.8
Back Seats
7.3
Handling
8.3

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

#14 — Toyota Yaris

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110 listings

Used Starting From
$3,999
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
6.7
Cargo Capacity
8.1
Value
9.4
Power
7.2
Front Seats
7.3
Overall
8.7
Family Car
8
Back Seats
5.4
Handling
5.5

Based on 2,049 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — Chevrolet Sonic

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435 listings

Used Starting From
$1,700
Looks/Style
6
Cargo Capacity
7.3
Value
7.3
Power
6.3
Front Seats
5.3
Overall
7.8
Family Car
6.4
Back Seats
4.9
Handling
7.9

Based on 1,697 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Hyundai Accent

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266 listings

Used Starting From
$3,000
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
5.7
Cargo Capacity
7.2
Value
7.1
Power
4.9
Front Seats
6.1
Overall
5.7
Family Car
5.8
Back Seats
5.4
Handling
7.1

Based on 1,539 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Ford Focus

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1,801 listings

Used Starting From
$1,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
5.5
Cargo Capacity
5.4
Value
5.1
Power
5.4
Front Seats
6.4
Overall
4.9
Family Car
6.2
Back Seats
5.2
Handling
4.7

Based on 1,335 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Nissan Sentra

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519 listings

Used Starting From
$3,300
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
5.1
Cargo Capacity
5.7
Value
5.8
Power
5.5
Front Seats
6
Overall
6.2
Family Car
5.7
Back Seats
5.7
Handling
6.4

Based on 1,337 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Toyota Corolla

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531 listings

Used Starting From
$3,976
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
4.8
Cargo Capacity
7
Value
6.1
Power
4.7
Front Seats
6.5
Overall
5.6
Family Car
5.9
Back Seats
5.5
Handling
5.6

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

#20 — Nissan Versa

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524 listings

Used Starting From
$1,700
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
4.1
Cargo Capacity
6.7
Value
5.2
Power
3.2
Front Seats
3.7
Overall
4
Family Car
6
Back Seats
5.7
Handling
2.9

Based on 1,543 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#21 — Ford Fiesta

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373 listings

Used Starting From
$1,500
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
3.9
Cargo Capacity
4.2
Value
4.5
Power
3.3
Front Seats
4.8
Overall
4.1
Family Car
5.1
Back Seats
5.1
Handling
4.7

Based on 2,198 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

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