12 Best Subcompact Cars: Photos and Details

Which Subcompact Car Is Right For You?
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Which Subcompact Car Is Right for You?

The best subcompact cars provide a lot of bang for your buck. Many are designed not just to be a budget-friendly buying option, but come equipped with interiors outfitted with well-crafted materials, strong engines for their size, and a fair amount of cargo space. Some are even fun to drive.

In this slideshow we’ll take a closer look at the vehicles that topped the U.S. News & World Report list of best subcompact cars. The cars on this list scored well in the performance, interior, and safety categories while receiving high marks from automotive journalists.