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#1 Kia Soul Image View Photos
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2017 Kia Soul

The 2017 Kia Soul ranks among the best in a very competitive class. The Soul has outstanding seating and cargo space, a high predicted ... Read full review »

9.0
$13,139 - $21,207
25 City / 30 Hwy
9.0
$13,139 - $21,207
25 City / 30 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 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
#3 Honda Civic Image View Photos
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2015 Honda Civic

The 2015 Honda Civic earns its spot as one of the best compact cars thanks to its high-quality, comfortable cabin and strong reliability rating.  Read full review »

8.8
$12,543 - $18,290
28 City / 36 Hwy
8.8
$12,543 - $18,290
28 City / 36 Hwy
#3 Toyota Prius Image View Photos
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2015 Toyota Prius

The 2015 Toyota Prius earns exceptional fuel efficiency ratings and boasts cargo space that rivals larger vehicles. But it’s not perfect. Its steering provides ... Read full review »

8.8
$14,700 - $16,544
51 City / 48 Hwy
8.8
$14,700 - $16,544
51 City / 48 Hwy
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#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 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
#8 Honda Civic Image View Photos
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2017 Honda Civic

Outstanding safety scores, a spacious cabin and cargo hold, and driving dynamics that are both engaging and comfortable land the 2017 Honda Civic near ... Read full review »

8.6
$15,678 - $24,028
31 City / 40 Hwy
8.6
$15,678 - $24,028
31 City / 40 Hwy
#8 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
#8 Volkswagen GTI Image View Photos
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2015 Volkswagen GTI

The cliché "good things comes in small packages" could have been written with the 2015 Volkswagen GTI in mind. It combines a powerful engine, ... Read full review »

8.6
$15,856 - $20,738
25 City / 34 Hwy
8.6
$15,856 - $20,738
25 City / 34 Hwy
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#11 Buick Verano Image View Photos
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2017 Buick Verano

The 2017 Buick Verano has a smooth ride, good safety scores, and great predicted reliability. The rear seats are cramped and tech features are ... Read full review »

8.5
$13,922 - $17,823
21 City / 31 Hwy
8.5
$13,922 - $17,823
21 City / 31 Hwy
#11 Kia Soul Image View Photos
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2015 Kia Soul

The 2015 Kia Soul has high safety scores and an incredibly roomy interior, both for people and cargo. Its acceleration is below-average for the ... Read full review »

8.5
$10,466 - $23,468
24 City / 30 Hwy
8.5
$10,466 - $23,468
24 City / 30 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
#13 Volkswagen Golf Image View Photos
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2015 Volkswagen Golf

With terrific cargo space, an upscale cabin, and confident handling, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf ranks in the top half of its class. Still, it ... Read full review »

8.4
$11,293 - $29,941
25 City / 36 Hwy
8.4
$11,293 - $29,941
25 City / 36 Hwy
#15 Toyota Prius Plug-In Image View Photos
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2014 Toyota Prius Plug-In

The 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in earns the highest possible reliability score, as well as admirable crash test ratings. Still, dismal performance and a mediocre ... Read full review »

8.3
$14,105 - $16,057
51 City / 49 Hwy
8.3
$14,105 - $16,057
51 City / 49 Hwy
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#16 Mazda Mazda3 Image View Photos
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2017 Mazda Mazda3

The 2017 Mazda3 has corner-carving agility, quality cabin materials, and an intuitive infotainment system. However, the compact car class is very competitive, and the ... Read full review »

8.2
$14,219 - $18,911
27 City / 37 Hwy
8.2
$14,219 - $18,911
27 City / 37 Hwy
#16 Toyota Corolla Image View Photos
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2017 Toyota Corolla

Few rivals can match the 2017 Toyota Corolla’s array of advanced safety features. The Corolla also has a great predicted reliability rating and a ... Read full review »

8.2
$13,365 - $17,562
27 City / 35 Hwy
8.2
$13,365 - $17,562
27 City / 35 Hwy
#16 Chevrolet Volt Image View Photos
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2015 Chevrolet Volt

The 2015 Chevrolet Volt has a high-end cabin, peppy electric power, and sharp handling, but its cabin and trunk space are cramped.  Read full review »

8.2
$15,494
35 (Est) City / 40 (Est) Hwy
8.2
$15,494
35 (Est) City / 40 (Est) Hwy
#19 Volkswagen Jetta Image View Photos
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2017 Volkswagen Jetta

From an economical commuter car, to a safe family four-door, to a lively performance-focused sedan – there's a 2017 Volkswagen Jetta model to suit ... Read full review »

8.1
$12,259 - $19,695
28 City / 40 Hwy
8.1
$12,259 - $19,695
28 City / 40 Hwy
#19 Ford Focus Image View Photos
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2016 Ford Focus

The 2016 Ford Focus offers a more engaging driving experience than the majority of compact cars, and it has an upscale interior. However, a ... Read full review »

8.1
$11,067 - $28,732
26 City / 36 Hwy
8.1
$11,067 - $28,732
26 City / 36 Hwy
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