26 Hatchbacks With The Most Cargo Space

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Small Cars With Big Capacity

Hatchbacks offer multiple advantages over sedans and SUVs. When compared to sedans, most hatchbacks provide more practical interiors and more room for cargo. Many hatchbacks offer similar utility to crossover SUVs while delivering better overall driving dynamics. These cars tend to have a small footprint, which often leads to good maneuverability and handling, as well as peppy acceleration and commendable fuel efficiency.

While maximum cargo volume – with the rear seats folded down – is an essential vehicle metric, most people aren’t going to leave their second-row seats folded down on a regular basis. Sure, the space is there if you need it to transport larger objects. However, there’s a better chance you’ll be leaving those rear seats in their upright position and loading your cargo behind them, at least most of the time. 

We sifted through our hatchback rankings to determine each vehicle’s cargo capacity behind its rear seats. Then, we ranked them from those that offer the least amount of room to those that offer the most. This way you can easily determine which hatchbacks appeal to you and how much space they provide.

Our scores and rankings are updated on a regular basis when new data and expert research become available. For this reason, some of the scores mentioned in this article may not match up with the scores in our new car rankings.

Navigate through the following pages for key details and cargo capacities of each 2019 hatchback.

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