Best 2016 Hatchbacks

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31 cars

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 sc read more »

8.7SCORE

$13,245 - $18,007 AVG PRICE PAID

29 City / 41 Hwy MPG

8.7SCORE

$13,245 - $18,007 AVG PRICE PAID

29 City / 41 Hwy MPG

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 capab read more »

8.6SCORE

$8,757 - $15,781 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 35 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$8,757 - $15,781 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 35 Hwy MPG

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 more »

8.6SCORE

$12,901 - $15,304 AVG PRICE PAID

29 City / 37 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$12,901 - $15,304 AVG PRICE PAID

29 City / 37 Hwy MPG

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 more »

8.6SCORE

$12,023 - $14,954 AVG PRICE PAID

24 City / 30 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$12,023 - $14,954 AVG PRICE PAID

24 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2016 Chevrolet Volt

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt ranks near the top of the hybrid and electric car class thanks to its excellent all-electric driving range, great sa read more »

8.5SCORE

$15,338 - $17,172 AVG PRICE PAID

43 City / 42 Hwy MPG

8.5SCORE

$15,338 - $17,172 AVG PRICE PAID

43 City / 42 Hwy MPG

2016 Lexus CT Hybrid

The 2016 Lexus CT Hybrid ranks toward the top of the luxury small car class, thanks to its excellent ratings for safety and reliability. read more »

8.5SCORE

$19,703 AVG PRICE PAID

43 City / 40 Hwy MPG

8.5SCORE

$19,703 AVG PRICE PAID

43 City / 40 Hwy MPG

2016 Volkswagen GTI

The 2016 Volkswagen GTI delivers exciting driving dynamics and great cargo space. However, an average reliability rating and a relatively hi read more »

8.4SCORE

$14,104 - $22,814 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 34 Hwy MPG

8.4SCORE

$14,104 - $22,814 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 34 Hwy MPG

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, read more »

8.2SCORE

$11,107 - $14,366 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 37 Hwy MPG

8.2SCORE

$11,107 - $14,366 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 37 Hwy MPG

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 more »

8.2SCORE

$15,623 - $23,656 AVG PRICE PAID

28 City / 39 Hwy MPG

8.2SCORE

$15,623 - $23,656 AVG PRICE PAID

28 City / 39 Hwy MPG

2016 Ford Focus

The 2016 Ford Focus offers poised handling and zippy engine performance, but it ranks in the middle of the compact car class because of … read more »

8.1SCORE

$10,815 - $31,838 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 36 Hwy MPG

8.1SCORE

$10,815 - $31,838 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 36 Hwy MPG

2016 Nissan Leaf

The 2016 Nissan Leaf is a decent electric vehicle with a spacious interior and a cushioned ride. However, it has a plastic-heavy cabin and … read more »

8.1SCORE

$8,742 - $10,905 AVG PRICE PAID

126 City / 101 Hwy MPG

8.1SCORE

$8,742 - $10,905 AVG PRICE PAID

126 City / 101 Hwy MPG

2016 Hyundai Accent

The 2016 Hyundai Accent has a cushioned ride and is available in a spacious hatchback model. Still, it ranks midpack among subcompact cars b read more »

8.0SCORE

$10,175 - $11,776 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 38 Hwy MPG

8.0SCORE

$10,175 - $11,776 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 38 Hwy MPG

2016 MINI Cooper Countryman

The 2016 Mini Countryman's exceptional crash test scores and reliability rating paired with its upscale interior and thrilling driving dynam read more »

8.0SCORE

$17,296 - $26,638 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 32 Hwy MPG

8.0SCORE

$17,296 - $26,638 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2016 Ford Fiesta

The 2016 Ford Fiesta is plagued by subpar safety and reliability ratings, but its sporty handling, quality cabin, and user-friendly infotain read more »

7.9SCORE

$9,715 - $16,218 AVG PRICE PAID

28 City / 36 Hwy MPG

7.9SCORE

$9,715 - $16,218 AVG PRICE PAID

28 City / 36 Hwy MPG

2016 Kia Rio

The 2016 Kia Rio finishes in the middle of our subcompact car rankings. It's fairly sporty by class standards, and it has a spacious, … read more »

7.9SCORE

$9,522 - $12,378 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 38 Hwy MPG

7.9SCORE

$9,522 - $12,378 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 38 Hwy MPG

2016 Scion iM

The 2016 Scion iM places in the middle of our compact car rankings. It has a hushed cabin, a list of appealing standard features, … read more »

7.9SCORE

$14,017 - $14,318 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 36 Hwy MPG

7.9SCORE

$14,017 - $14,318 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 36 Hwy MPG

2016 Volkswagen Golf

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf ranks in the top half of the compact car class. It blends poised performance with a posh interior, but its … read more »

7.9SCORE

$8,897 - $30,238 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 37 Hwy MPG

7.9SCORE

$8,897 - $30,238 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 37 Hwy MPG

2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid

The 2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid finishes near the bottom half of the hybrid and electric car class. It offers agile handling and a quality … read more »

7.8SCORE

$12,698 - $14,397 AVG PRICE PAID

42 City / 36.8 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$12,698 - $14,397 AVG PRICE PAID

42 City / 36.8 Hwy MPG

2016 Hyundai Elantra

The 2016 Hyundai Elantra ranks in the middle of the compact car class. While it has decent handling and plenty of seating and cargo … read more »

7.8SCORE

$11,782 - $14,908 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 37 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$11,782 - $14,908 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 37 Hwy MPG

2016 Hyundai Veloster

The 2016 Hyundai Veloster ranks near the bottom of the compact car class, due to its weak base engine, firm ride quality, tight rear … read more »

7.8SCORE

$12,784 - $17,269 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 35 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$12,784 - $17,269 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 35 Hwy MPG

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