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These 9 Small Cars Currently Top Our Rankings

SUVs may be popular these days, but small cars have a lot going for them. They are easy to maneuver on crowded streets and in busy parking lots. They offer superior fuel economy, are among the least costly vehicles to buy new, and many can be fun to drive.

Small cars were once noted for being cramped and feeling cheap. No longer. Today, many small cars offer room for adults in the front and rear seats. Hatchback models can also be surprisingly capable when it comes to carrying cargo. Interior treatments have also improved, adding significantly to passenger comfort.

What follows are the vehicles that have earned the highest overall scores in the U.S. News rankings of compact and subcompact cars. Keep in mind that the scores on our site are updated constantly as new expert reviews and data become available. Therefore, the scores mentioned in this slideshow may not match the scores in our reviews.

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