Best Subcompact Cars for the Money in 2017

Honda Fit
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7 Great Subcompact Cars for the Money in 2017

Big things can be found in subcompact cars. Comfortable, well-appointed interiors, good fuel economy, tech features, clever seating, and surprising cargo space are just some of the highlights of the 2017 Best Subcompact Cars for the Money. Subcompacts are one of 20 categories in the coveted U.S. News & World Report Best Cars for the Money awards, which showcase cars, trucks, and SUVs. The Honda Fit is the winner of the 2017 Best Subcompact Car for the Money.

These awards represent the best of vehicles that have found the sweet spot between value and quality. A Best Car for the Money winner may not be the cheapest vehicle. At the same time, you can certainly find a good quality car for a bargain. To measure quality, U.S. News first takes an unbiased analysis of car-ranking data, which includes numerous credible, published automotive industry reviews. That information is measured against safety and reliability data from industry-leading, independent testing organizations to determine the quality of a vehicle. U.S. News teams with the pricing experts at TrueCar to determine the average price that consumers are paying for new cars. Value considers the costs of wear-and-tear over the life of ownership, which includes repairs, insurance, and fuel. U.S. News partners with Vincentric to examine cost-of-ownership data over a five- year-period. Let’s unpack the Honda Fit and the seven runners up.

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