10 cars RANKING LIST | SORT BY SCORES
Rank/Car Overall Performance Interior Safety Reliability MSRP MPG

#1 2020 Honda Fit Honda Fit Image

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8.7

VERY GOOD

8.1 8.0 9.2 4.0
$16,190
$20,620
City: 33
Hwy: 40

#2 2020 MINI Cooper MINI Cooper Image

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8.2

VERY GOOD

7.3 6.5 8.9 5.0
$23,400
$38,400
City: 28
Hwy: 36

#3 2020 Kia Rio Kia Rio Image

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8.1

VERY GOOD

7.7 7.2 9.3 4.5
$15,850
$16,790
City: 33
Hwy: 41

#4 2020 Chevrolet Sonic Chevrolet Sonic Image

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8.0

VERY GOOD

7.5 7.8 8.9 3.5
$16,720
$21,520
City: 26
Hwy: 34

#5 2020 Toyota Yaris Toyota Yaris Image

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7.8

GOOD

7.2 6.5 9.3 4.0
$15,650
$18,750
City: 32
Hwy: 40

#6 2020 Hyundai Accent Hyundai Accent Image

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7.7

GOOD

7.2 6.8 9.2 3.5
$15,295
$19,400
City: 33
Hwy: 41

#6 2020 Nissan Versa Nissan Versa Image

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7.7

GOOD

6.2 6.8 9.5 3.0
$14,730
$18,240
City: 32
Hwy: 40

#8 2020 Mitsubishi Mirage Mitsubishi Mirage Image

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4.9

MEDIOCRE

4.7 5.0 8.2 2.0
$13,995
$17,745
City: 36
Hwy: 43

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Car Performance Interior Safety Reliability MSRP MPG
2020 Chevrolet Spark
Chevrolet Spark Image
6.9 6.1 N/A 4.0
$13,220
$17,720
City: 30
Hwy: 38
2020 MINI Cooper Clubman
MINI Cooper Clubman Image
7.6 6.4 N/A 3.5
$30,900
$39,400
City: 26
Hwy: 34

More on Subcompact Cars

The small size of subcompact cars makes them great city cars because they can maneuver easily and park in tight spaces. Subcompact cars tend to get great fuel economy, and they can provide excellent cargo space if you opt for a hatchback. Small, light cars also tend to handle better around corners. Many of the cars in this class deliver a sporty driving experience, according to critics, especially when equipped with an upgraded engine and suspension.

Strengths can vary across cars in this class; one top-ranking car's strong suit may be another's weakness. Use our rankings to consider the pros and cons of each car in this class, and decide what matters to you.

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.

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