Best 2012 Compact Sedans by Power

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#1 — Volkswagen Jetta

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994 listings

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

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

#2 — Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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13 listings

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

Based on 2,106 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
Power
8.6
Handling
8.2
Back Seats
4.1
Value
10
Looks/Style
8.9
Family Car
7.3
Front Seats
9.3
Cargo Capacity
6.2
Overall
7.4

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
Power
8.5
Handling
8.1
Back Seats
5
Value
5.6
Looks/Style
8.6
Family Car
3.6
Front Seats
6.2
Cargo Capacity
7
Overall
8.4

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

#5 — Subaru Impreza

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354 listings

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

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

#6 — Mazda MAZDA3

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589 listings

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

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

#7 — Mitsubishi Lancer

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60 listings

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

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

#8 — Honda Civic

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1,277 listings

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

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

#9 — Toyota Yaris

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110 listings

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

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

#10 — Kia Forte

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175 listings

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

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#11 — Subaru Impreza WRX

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124 listings

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

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

#12 — Hyundai Elantra

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691 listings

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

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

#13 — Chevrolet Sonic

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435 listings

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

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

#14 — Chevrolet Cruze

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1,421 listings

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

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

#15 — Nissan Sentra

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519 listings

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

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

#16 — Ford Focus

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1,801 listings

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

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

#17 — Hyundai Accent

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266 listings

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

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

#18 — Toyota Corolla

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531 listings

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

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

#19 — Suzuki SX4

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40 listings

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

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

#20 — Ford Fiesta

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373 listings

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

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

#21 — Nissan Versa

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524 listings

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

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

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