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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 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
#3 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
#5 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
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#5 Honda Fit Image View Photos
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2017 Honda Fit

The 2017 Honda Fit’s upscale interior, great safety scores, and versatile cargo area help it rank among the best vehicles in the subcompact car ... Read full review »

8.6
$13,820 - $15,972
29 City / 36 Hwy
8.6
$13,820 - $15,972
29 City / 36 Hwy
#5 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
#5 Lexus CT Hybrid Image View Photos
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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 predicted ... Read full review »

8.6
$19,622
43 City / 40 Hwy
8.6
$19,622
43 City / 40 Hwy
#5 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
#5 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 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
#12 MINI Cooper Image View Photos
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2017 MINI Cooper

When it comes to spirited performance, the 2017 Mini Cooper is the front-runner among its subcompact car competitors, placing near the top of this ... Read full review »

8.4
$17,678 - $28,533
28 City / 38 Hwy
8.4
$17,678 - $28,533
28 City / 38 Hwy
#12 Volkswagen GTI Image View Photos
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2017 Volkswagen GTI

The 2017 Volkswagen GTI finishes in the top half of our compact car rankings. It offers exciting performance and a comfortable interior, but many ... Read full review »

8.4
$17,767 - $23,891
24 City / 34 Hwy
8.4
$17,767 - $23,891
24 City / 34 Hwy
#12 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
#12 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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#12 Lexus CT Hybrid Image View Photos
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2015 Lexus CT Hybrid

The 2015 Lexus CT Hybrid has down-market cabin materials and lackluster engine power, but it ranks among the better upscale small cars thanks to ... Read full review »

8.4
$18,603
43 City / 40 Hwy
8.4
$18,603
43 City / 40 Hwy
#12 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
#18 Chevrolet Bolt Image View Photos
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2017 Chevrolet Bolt

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt ranks near the top of the compact cars class. It’s a roomy, feature-rich car that has a capable powertrain and ... Read full review »

8.3
$27,680 - $31,474
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8.3
$27,680 - $31,474
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#18 Volkswagen Golf Image View Photos
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2017 Volkswagen Golf

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf’s potent engines, athletic handling, high-end interior, and sizeable cargo area help it place in the top half of our compact ... Read full review »

8.3
$15,953 - $30,737
- TBD - City / - TBD - Hwy
8.3
$15,953 - $30,737
- TBD - City / - TBD - Hwy
#18 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
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