Best Used Hatchbacks under $10K for 2020

View the best used hatchbacks priced under $10,000. Then read our used car reviews, compare specs and features, and find used hatchbacks for sale in your area. All Rankings »

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2013 Volkswagen Beetle

Although many competing hatchbacks have more cargo space, reviewers praised the 2013 Volkswagen Beetle’s attractive interior and lively engi read more »

7.9SCORE

$7,453 - $18,704 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 31 Hwy MPG

7.9SCORE

$7,453 - $18,704 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 31 Hwy MPG

2012 Ford Focus

Test drivers said that the 2012 Ford Focus distinguishes itself from other compact cars with nimble handling and a premium interior. read more »

7.9SCORE

$7,735 - $9,437 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 36 Hwy MPG

7.9SCORE

$7,735 - $9,437 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 36 Hwy MPG

2012 Toyota Matrix

The 2012 Toyota Matrix is one of the few hatchbacks available with all-wheel drive, but some reviewers said that other hatchbacks are more f read more »

7.9SCORE

$10,684 - $11,261 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 32 Hwy MPG

7.9SCORE

$10,684 - $11,261 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2012 Volvo C30

Critics agreed that the 2012 Volvo C30 has composed handling and an attractive interior design, though it has a small cargo area for a … read more »

7.9SCORE

$9,896 - $16,504 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 29 Hwy MPG

7.9SCORE

$9,896 - $16,504 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 29 Hwy MPG

2011 Nissan Leaf

Choosing the all-electric 2011 Nissan Leaf means you’ll never need to visit a gas station again. If you only need to travel on short … read more »

7.9SCORE

$7,512 - $7,884 AVG PRICE PAID

N/A MPG

7.9SCORE

$7,512 - $7,884 AVG PRICE PAID

N/A MPG

2010 Pontiac Vibe

With lots of cargo space and a good safety score, car reviewers said that the 2010 Pontiac Vibe is a practical choice for small … read more »

7.9SCORE

$6,626 - $7,861 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 32 Hwy MPG

7.9SCORE

$6,626 - $7,861 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2009 MINI Cooper

The 2009 Mini Cooper is fun to drive and fuel-efficient, but a cramped cabin makes it less practical than other small cars. read more »

7.9SCORE

$6,559 - $9,949 AVG PRICE PAID

28 City / 37 Hwy MPG

7.9SCORE

$6,559 - $9,949 AVG PRICE PAID

28 City / 37 Hwy MPG

2015 Ford Fiesta

The 2015 Ford Fiesta ranks in the top third of the subcompact car class thanks to its stellar handling and good-looking, upscale cabin. That read more »

7.8SCORE

$8,705 - $14,402 AVG PRICE PAID

28 City / 36 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$8,705 - $14,402 AVG PRICE PAID

28 City / 36 Hwy MPG

2015 Hyundai Accent

The 2015 Hyundai Accent provides a roomy interior and a comfortable ride. However, this Hyundai’s low safety scores push it to the middle of read more »

7.8SCORE

$9,320 - $9,908 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 38 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$9,320 - $9,908 AVG PRICE PAID

27 City / 38 Hwy MPG

2014 Ford Focus

The 2014 Ford Focus has agile handling and a comfortable ride. However, it has a low reliability rating and its infotainment features are co read more »

7.8SCORE

$8,938 - $15,976 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 36 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$8,938 - $15,976 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 36 Hwy MPG

2013 Ford Focus

The Ford Focus has pleasant handling and zippy engine options, but a poor reliability rating sinks this compact car to the middle of its … read more »

7.8SCORE

$7,844 - $14,829 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 36 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$7,844 - $14,829 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 36 Hwy MPG

2013 Nissan Cube

Test drivers liked the 2013 Nissan Cube’s unique styling and ample cabin space, but said it isn't all that fun to drive and could … read more »

7.8SCORE

$7,858 - $8,506 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 30 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$7,858 - $8,506 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2012 Chevrolet Sonic

Reviewers praised the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic for its nimble handling and smooth ride quality, saying it drives like a more expensive car. read more »

7.8SCORE

$6,438 - $8,034 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 35 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$6,438 - $8,034 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 35 Hwy MPG

2012 Scion iQ

The 2012 Scion iQ’s small size makes it a great urban runabout, according to reviewers, but most rivals offer a more enjoyable driving exper read more »

7.8SCORE

$6,792 AVG PRICE PAID

36 City / 37 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$6,792 AVG PRICE PAID

36 City / 37 Hwy MPG

2011 Audi A3

The 2011 Audi A3 has a lot to offer: a TDI diesel trim with impressive fuel economy, outstanding safety ratings, fun driving dynamics and … read more »

7.8SCORE

$9,349 - $10,701 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$9,349 - $10,701 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2011 Kia Rio

Good fuel economy ratings and a low price positioned the 2011 Kia Rio as a good commuter car, however, with poor safety ratings and … read more »

7.8SCORE

$5,649 - $6,461 AVG PRICE PAID

28 City / 34 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$5,649 - $6,461 AVG PRICE PAID

28 City / 34 Hwy MPG

2011 Toyota Matrix

The 2011 Toyota Matrix is fuel-efficient and utilitarian, but reviewers said it can’t top its competitors because its performance is underwh read more »

7.8SCORE

$8,843 - $10,062 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 32 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$8,843 - $10,062 AVG PRICE PAID

26 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2010 Audi A3

The 2010 Audi A3 combines top-notch performance with a quality interior and plenty of cargo space. It also offers outstanding safety ratings read more »

7.8SCORE

$2,934 - $9,967 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$2,934 - $9,967 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2009 Volkswagen GTI

Reviewers found few flaws with the 2009 Volkswagen GTI. They said that performance is outstanding and that the interior is high-quality. How read more »

7.8SCORE

$8,417 - $9,195 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 31 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$8,417 - $9,195 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 31 Hwy MPG

2017 Toyota Yaris

The 2017 Toyota Yaris has an almost-perfect predicted reliability rating and good crash test scores, but its underpowered engine, poor handl read more »

7.7SCORE

$7,271 - $14,275 AVG PRICE PAID

30 City / 35 Hwy MPG

7.7SCORE

$7,271 - $14,275 AVG PRICE PAID

30 City / 35 Hwy MPG

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