Best 2012 Compact Sedans by Power

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#1 — Subaru Impreza WRX STI

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33 listings

Used Starting From
$16,950
Power
9.2
Handling
9.6
Front Seats
7.6
Cargo Capacity
7.7
Overall
8.3
Back Seats
6.2
Family Car
4.1
Value
7.4
Looks/Style
8.4

Based on 1,882 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#2 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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10 listings

Used Starting From
$22,975
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
9.2
Handling
8.3
Front Seats
7.8
Cargo Capacity
4.2
Overall
8
Back Seats
6.4
Family Car
4
Value
5.7
Looks/Style
8.7

Based on 2,118 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#3 — Volkswagen Jetta

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389 listings

Used Starting From
$4,490
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
7.6
Handling
6.5
Front Seats
8.4
Cargo Capacity
9.4
Overall
6.9
Back Seats
7.3
Family Car
8.5
Value
7.2
Looks/Style
6.6

Based on 1,940 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#4 — Mazda MAZDA3

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452 listings

Used Starting From
$3,700
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
7.1
Handling
7.1
Front Seats
7.8
Cargo Capacity
5.3
Overall
5
Back Seats
6.3
Family Car
5.9
Value
7.3
Looks/Style
6.3

Based on 1,296 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#5 — Mitsubishi Lancer

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28 listings

Used Starting From
$4,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
7
Handling
8.1
Front Seats
8
Cargo Capacity
9.4
Overall
6.9
Back Seats
9
Family Car
5.9
Value
8.8
Looks/Style
8.6

Based on 2,650 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#6 — Toyota Yaris

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80 listings

Used Starting From
$5,799
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
6.7
Handling
6
Front Seats
7.4
Cargo Capacity
7.9
Overall
7.6
Back Seats
5.8
Family Car
7.6
Value
9.3
Looks/Style
6.6

Based on 1,800 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#7 — Chevrolet Sonic

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246 listings

Used Starting From
$2,999
Power
6.7
Handling
9.3
Front Seats
7.7
Cargo Capacity
7.7
Overall
8
Back Seats
6.6
Family Car
7
Value
8
Looks/Style
7.7

Based on 2,454 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#8 — Kia Rio

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22 listings

Used Starting From
$3,650
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
6.4
Handling
6
Front Seats
7.2
Cargo Capacity
6.1
Overall
4.9
Back Seats
3.1
Family Car
5.5
Value
8
Looks/Style
6.3

Based on 2,092 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#9 — Kia Forte

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109 listings

Used Starting From
$3,990
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
6.4
Handling
6.9
Front Seats
8.3
Cargo Capacity
8
Overall
7.6
Back Seats
9.8
Family Car
8.5
Value
8.5
Looks/Style
7.7

Based on 1,207 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#10 — Chevrolet Cruze

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774 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Power
6.3
Handling
5.3
Front Seats
6.3
Cargo Capacity
7.4
Overall
6
Back Seats
6.2
Family Car
8.5
Value
6.6
Looks/Style
6

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

#11 — Hyundai Elantra

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402 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Power
6.3
Handling
5.5
Front Seats
6.6
Cargo Capacity
6.5
Overall
6.7
Back Seats
6.5
Family Car
7.8
Value
6.6
Looks/Style
7.1

Based on 1,567 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#12 — Subaru Impreza

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209 listings

Used Starting From
$3,500
Power
5.9
Handling
7
Front Seats
9.1
Cargo Capacity
8.4
Overall
5.3
Back Seats
6.9
Family Car
9.3
Value
6.7
Looks/Style
4.8

Based on 1,887 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#13 — Hyundai Accent

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160 listings

Used Starting From
$2,795
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
5.5
Handling
5.5
Front Seats
7.4
Cargo Capacity
8
Overall
6
Back Seats
6.6
Family Car
7.4
Value
7.7
Looks/Style
6

Based on 2,033 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#14 — Subaru Impreza WRX

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69 listings

Used Starting From
$10,427
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
5.5
Handling
7
Front Seats
9
Cargo Capacity
7.5
Overall
9.4
Back Seats
7
Family Car
6.1
Value
6.9
Looks/Style
8.5

Based on 2,312 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#15 — Suzuki SX4

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36 listings

Used Starting From
$3,250
Power
5.3
Handling
8.2
Front Seats
6
Cargo Capacity
3.9
Overall
8.4
Back Seats
8.1
Family Car
5.9
Value
8.8
Looks/Style
7.8

Based on 1,590 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#16 — Ford Focus

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822 listings

Used Starting From
$1,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
5.2
Handling
4
Front Seats
4.8
Cargo Capacity
4.5
Overall
3.6
Back Seats
4.8
Family Car
4.5
Value
3.8
Looks/Style
4.2

Based on 1,484 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#17 — Honda Civic

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964 listings

Used Starting From
$4,000
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
4.9
Handling
4.3
Front Seats
4.5
Cargo Capacity
4.4
Overall
4.9
Back Seats
4
Family Car
4.4
Value
4.3
Looks/Style
5

Based on 1,314 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#18 — Nissan Sentra

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262 listings

Used Starting From
$3,499
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
4.9
Handling
4.5
Front Seats
6.7
Cargo Capacity
5.6
Overall
5.5
Back Seats
5.9
Family Car
5.7
Value
6.6
Looks/Style
3.8

Based on 1,220 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#19 — Ford Fiesta

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179 listings

Used Starting From
$3,863
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
3.3
Handling
3.6
Front Seats
4.7
Cargo Capacity
4.4
Overall
4
Back Seats
3.6
Family Car
5
Value
5.1
Looks/Style
3.1

Based on 2,249 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

#20 — Nissan Versa

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281 listings

Used Starting From
$1,900
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
3.3
Handling
3.6
Front Seats
4.3
Cargo Capacity
7
Overall
3.7
Back Seats
5.6
Family Car
6.7
Value
5.4
Looks/Style
4.7

Based on 1,996 user rankings. Driven or own this vehicle? Rank this vehicle to share your opinion.

Toyota Corolla

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349 listings

Used Starting From
$2,500
Compact Sedan Trims

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