Best 2012 Compact Sedans by Power

User Rankings

#1 — Mazda MAZDA3

Research

582 listings

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

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

#2 — Volkswagen Jetta

Research

1,501 listings

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

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

#3 — Chevrolet Cruze

Research

1,601 listings

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

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

#4 — Subaru Impreza WRX STI

Research

59 listings

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

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

#5 — Mitsubishi Lancer

Research

60 listings

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

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

#6 — Kia Rio

Research

55 listings

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

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

#7 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

Research

16 listings

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

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

#8 — Subaru Impreza

Research

407 listings

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

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

#9 — Toyota Corolla

Research

570 listings

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

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

#10 — Toyota Yaris

Research

125 listings

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

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

#11 — Nissan Sentra

Research

534 listings

Used Starting From
$2,998
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
6.7
Front Seats
6.2
Overall
5.7
Back Seats
7.8
Family Car
6.2
Value
6.1
Handling
5.8
Cargo Capacity
7.1
Looks/Style
5.2

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

#12 — Chevrolet Sonic

Research

460 listings

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

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

#13 — Subaru Impreza WRX

Research

102 listings

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

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

#14 — Kia Forte

Research

236 listings

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

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

#15 — Ford Fiesta

Research

385 listings

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

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

#16 — Hyundai Elantra

Research

584 listings

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

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

#17 — Honda Civic

Research

1,353 listings

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

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

#18 — Ford Focus

Research

1,914 listings

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

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

#19 — Suzuki SX4

Research

39 listings

Used Starting From
$3,995
Compact Sedan Trims
Power
4.5
Front Seats
4.7
Overall
8.1
Back Seats
8
Family Car
4.7
Value
8
Handling
7
Cargo Capacity
5
Looks/Style
7.4

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

#20 — Nissan Versa

Research

576 listings

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

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

#21 — Hyundai Accent

Research

264 listings

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

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

For informational purposes only. User rankings do not represent the opinion of CarGurus.