Best Used Compact Cars $20K and up for 2020

View the best used compact cars priced from $20,000 and up. Then read our used car reviews, compare specs and features, and find used compact cars for sale in your area. All Rankings »

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2019 Volkswagen GTI

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI excels across the board. The GTI offers a handsome and roomy interior, agile handling, and a capable engine, he read more »

8.6SCORE

$24,627 - $34,701 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 31 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$24,627 - $34,701 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 31 Hwy MPG

2018 Volkswagen GTI

The 2018 Volkswagen GTI sits near the top of our compact car rankings. It has one of the most enjoyable rides in the class, … read more »

8.5SCORE

$21,390 - $30,359 AVG PRICE PAID

24 City / 32 Hwy MPG

8.5SCORE

$21,390 - $30,359 AVG PRICE PAID

24 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2017 Volkswagen GTI

The 2017 Volkswagen GTI ranks near the top of the compact car class. It offers exciting performance and a comfortable interior, but many com read more »

8.5SCORE

$19,763 - $25,404 AVG PRICE PAID

24 City / 34 Hwy MPG

8.5SCORE

$19,763 - $25,404 AVG PRICE PAID

24 City / 34 Hwy MPG

2018 Subaru WRX

The 2018 Subaru WRX ranks near the back of the competitive compact car class. The WRX has spry driving dynamics, powerful engines, and roomy read more »

7.9SCORE

$28,354 - $41,984 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 27 Hwy MPG

7.9SCORE

$28,354 - $41,984 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 27 Hwy MPG

2016 Subaru WRX

The 2016 Subaru WRX has thrilling performance, plenty of features, and solid safety scores. However, it ranks in the bottom third of a very read more »

7.9SCORE

$23,667 - $32,613 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 27 Hwy MPG

7.9SCORE

$23,667 - $32,613 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 27 Hwy MPG

2017 Subaru WRX

With its potent engines, nimble handling, and standard all-wheel drive, the 2017 Subaru WRX stands out from its compact car rivals as one of read more »

7.8SCORE

$25,175 - $34,761 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 27 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$25,175 - $34,761 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 27 Hwy MPG

2015 Subaru WRX

The 2015 Subaru WRX finishes in the middle of our compact car rankings. This is one of the most athletic cars in the class, … read more »

7.7SCORE

$21,458 - $29,920 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 28 Hwy MPG

7.7SCORE

$21,458 - $29,920 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 28 Hwy MPG

2019 Subaru WRX

The 2019 Subaru WRX is a blast to drive, but it ranks low in the compact car class because of its poor predicted reliability … read more »

7.5SCORE

$28,835 - $42,981 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 27 Hwy MPG

7.5SCORE

$28,835 - $42,981 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 27 Hwy MPG

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