Best 2012 Compact Sedans by Looks/Style

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#1 — Mazda MAZDA3

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532 listings

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

Based on 1,291 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
$3,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
8.9
Front Seats
9
Overall
8.2
Family Car
6.3
Back Seats
8.8
Handling
9.7
Value
7.6
Power
6.9
Cargo Capacity
8.6

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

#3 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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19 listings

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

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

#4 — Kia Rio

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52 listings

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

Based on 1,662 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
Looks/Style
8.3
Front Seats
6.2
Overall
8.2
Family Car
3.5
Back Seats
5
Handling
8.2
Value
5.3
Power
8.1
Cargo Capacity
6.6

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

#6 — Subaru Impreza WRX

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126 listings

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

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

#7 — Hyundai Elantra

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573 listings

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

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

#8 — Suzuki SX4

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46 listings

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

Based on 1,567 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
Looks/Style
7.4
Front Seats
8.8
Overall
8.6
Family Car
9.6
Back Seats
9.9
Handling
7.7
Value
8.1
Power
9.7
Cargo Capacity
10

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

#10 — Kia Forte

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189 listings

Used Starting From
$1,000
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
7
Front Seats
7.4
Overall
6.5
Family Car
8.4
Back Seats
9.1
Handling
6.6
Value
7.7
Power
6
Cargo Capacity
6.1

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

#11 — Chevrolet Cruze

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1,430 listings

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

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

#12 — Subaru Impreza

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377 listings

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

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

#13 — Toyota Yaris

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123 listings

Used Starting From
$3,800
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
6.4
Front Seats
7.4
Overall
8.4
Family Car
7.8
Back Seats
5.4
Handling
5.5
Value
8.9
Power
6.8
Cargo Capacity
7.7

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

#14 — Nissan Sentra

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514 listings

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

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

#15 — Ford Focus

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1,775 listings

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

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

#16 — Toyota Corolla

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517 listings

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

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

#17 — Ford Fiesta

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367 listings

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

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

#18 — Honda Civic

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1,165 listings

Used Starting From
$2,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Looks/Style
4.9
Front Seats
5.4
Overall
4.8
Family Car
6.2
Back Seats
4.8
Handling
6.4
Value
5.5
Power
6.6
Cargo Capacity
5.3

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

#19 — Nissan Versa

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496 listings

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

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

#20 — Hyundai Accent

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236 listings

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

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

#21 — Chevrolet Sonic

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431 listings

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

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

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