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#1 Toyota Prius Image View Photos
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2016 Toyota Prius

The 2016 Toyota Prius ranks at the top of its class, thanks to its refined ride and handling, handsome interior, generous cargo space, and ... Read full review »

9.0
$18,993 - $22,565
54 City / 50 Hwy
9.0
$18,993 - $22,565
54 City / 50 Hwy
#1 Volkswagen Golf Image View Photos
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2016 Volkswagen Golf

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf ranks among the best compact cars when it comes to poised performance and posh interiors. However, its average predicted reliability ... Read full review »

9.0
$11,696 - $30,623
25 (Est) City / 37 (Est) Hwy
9.0
$11,696 - $30,623
25 (Est) City / 37 (Est) Hwy
#3 Chevrolet Cruze Image View Photos
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2016 Chevrolet Cruze

The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze has outstanding fuel economy, a cushioned ride, and user-friendly technology. These attributes help it secure a high ranking in the ... Read full review »

8.9
$10,257 - $16,052
29 City / 41 Hwy
8.9
$10,257 - $16,052
29 City / 41 Hwy
#3 Scion iA Image View Photos
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2016 Scion iA

Great gas mileage estimates, excellent predicted reliability and safety scores, and an upscale cabin are some of factors that place the 2016 Scion iA ... Read full review »

8.9
$11,923 - $12,728
31 City / 41 Hwy
8.9
$11,923 - $12,728
31 City / 41 Hwy
#5 Buick Verano Image View Photos
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2016 Buick Verano

The 2016 Buick Verano offers a calm ride, an excellent predicted reliability rating, and a hushed cabin made with high-quality materials. It's one of ... Read full review »

8.8
$12,913 - $17,886
21 City / 32 Hwy
8.8
$12,913 - $17,886
21 City / 32 Hwy
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#6 Chevrolet Sonic Image View Photos
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2016 Chevrolet Sonic

The 2016 Chevrolet Sonic ranks among the best subcompact cars. It has loads of seating and cargo space, easy-to-use tech features, and capable performance. ... Read full review »

8.7
$9,072 - $13,627
26 City / 35 Hwy
8.7
$9,072 - $13,627
26 City / 35 Hwy
#6 Honda Civic Image View Photos
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2016 Honda Civic

The 2016 Honda Civic ranks among the best used compact cars thanks to an upscale interior, pleasant handling, and excellent safety scores. In addition, ... Read full review »

8.7
$14,615 - $20,058
27 City / 40 Hwy
8.7
$14,615 - $20,058
27 City / 40 Hwy
#6 Honda Fit Image View Photos
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2016 Honda Fit

As one of the most well-rounded models in the class, the 2016 Honda Fit is right at home among the best subcompact cars on ... Read full review »

8.7
$12,955 - $17,309
29 City / 37 Hwy
8.7
$12,955 - $17,309
29 City / 37 Hwy
#6 Kia Rio Image View Photos
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2016 Kia Rio

The 2016 Kia Rio has lively acceleration and agile handling. Its interior is spacious and designed with good-quality materials, but its limited list of ... Read full review »

8.7
$8,995 - $15,675
27 City / 38 Hwy
8.7
$8,995 - $15,675
27 City / 38 Hwy
#6 Kia Soul Image View Photos
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2016 Kia Soul

The 2016 Kia Soul ranks near the top of the very competitive 2016 compact car class. The Soul has roomy seating and cargo space, ... Read full review »

8.7
$11,706 - $25,711
24 City / 30 Hwy
8.7
$11,706 - $25,711
24 City / 30 Hwy
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#11 Chevrolet Volt Image View Photos
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2016 Chevrolet Volt

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt sits near the top of our compact car rankings. The Volt has a premium interior, top-flight safety scores, a substantial ... Read full review »

8.6
$19,324 - $22,405
43 City / 42 Hwy
8.6
$19,324 - $22,405
43 City / 42 Hwy
#11 Mazda Mazda3 Image View Photos
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2016 Mazda Mazda3

The 2016 Mazda3 ranks near the top of the compact car class because it has an upscale interior, athletic performance, and top-tier safety scores. Read full review »

8.6
$12,911 - $19,859
29 City / 41 Hwy
8.6
$12,911 - $19,859
29 City / 41 Hwy
#13 Scion tC Image View Photos
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2016 Scion tC

The 2016 Scion tC ranks in the middle of the highly competitive compact car class. It has a zippy engine, a spacious interior, and ... Read full review »

8.4
$14,095 - $14,813
23 City / 31 Hwy
8.4
$14,095 - $14,813
23 City / 31 Hwy
#13 Toyota Prius c Image View Photos
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2016 Toyota Prius c

With outstanding fuel economy and an easy-to-drive nature, the 2016 Toyota Prius c hybrid is an excellent choice as a city car. It sits ... Read full review »

8.4
$14,514 - $18,030
53 (Est) City / 46 (Est) Hwy
8.4
$14,514 - $18,030
53 (Est) City / 46 (Est) Hwy
#13 Volkswagen GTI Image View Photos
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2016 Volkswagen GTI

The 2016 Volkswagen GTI delivers exciting driving dynamics and great cargo space. However, an average predicted reliability rating and a relatively high cost of ... Read full review »

8.4
$15,861 - $23,513
25 City / 34 Hwy
8.4
$15,861 - $23,513
25 City / 34 Hwy
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#16 Kia Forte Image View Photos
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2016 Kia Forte

The 2016 Kia Forte has peppy engine options and a spacious interior that comes loaded with features. However, its dull handling, harsh ride, and ... Read full review »

8.3
$11,025 - $14,380
25 City / 37 Hwy
8.3
$11,025 - $14,380
25 City / 37 Hwy
#16 MINI Cooper Image View Photos
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2016 MINI Cooper

The 2016 Mini Cooper has a nice selection of engines and body styles, but its relative high cost of ownership keeps it from ranking ... Read full review »

8.3
$15,570 - $23,581
28 City / 39 Hwy
8.3
$15,570 - $23,581
28 City / 39 Hwy
#16 MINI Cooper Clubman Image View Photos
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2016 MINI Cooper Clubman

The 2016 Mini Clubman ranks in the top half of the subcompact car class. The Clubman is fun to drive, it looks and feels ... Read full review »

8.3
$17,740 - $19,895
25 (Est) City / 35 (Est) Hwy
8.3
$17,740 - $19,895
25 (Est) City / 35 (Est) Hwy
#16 Scion iM Image View Photos
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2016 Scion iM

The 2016 Scion iM has a hushed cabin, numerous appealing standard features, and an outstanding predicted reliability score. Still, the iM places in the ... Read full review »

8.3
$13,937 - $14,476
27 City / 36 Hwy
8.3
$13,937 - $14,476
27 City / 36 Hwy
#20 Hyundai Elantra Image View Photos
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2016 Hyundai Elantra

The 2016 Hyundai Elantra ranks in the middle of the compact car class. While it's an OK model, it doesn't really stand out in ... Read full review »

8.2
$11,230 - $13,762
27 City / 37 Hwy
8.2
$11,230 - $13,762
27 City / 37 Hwy
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