Reviews for Used Cars - Compacts

Year/Make/Model Base-Range Price Mileage Ratings

2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

The 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI is the best car for you if you’re among the majority of drivers for whom a diesel is actually a better...

$18,215-$24,190 30/41/34 MPG

2009 Suzuki SX4

Auto-industry pundits sometimes label a vehicle that doesn’t fall neatly into a defined category the answer to a question no one asked....

$13,994-$19,334 22/30/25 MPG

2009 Mazda 3

The 2009 Mazda 3 shapes up as a still-attractive sporty compact car, but one showing sure signs of age. That’s why Mazda plans a...

$15,440-$22,595 24/32/27 MPG

2009 Honda Civic

The 2009 Honda Civic is roomy and comfortable, economical to own, and enjoyable to drive. It scores top marks for quality, reliability,...

$16,215-$25,900 26/34/29 MPG

2009 Dodge Caliber

Its styling has attitude, its wagon body style provides reasonably utility. A few convenience features show some imagination, and...

$17,090-$20,925 24/30/27 MPG

2010 Toyota Matrix

The 2010 Toyota Matrix is the best car for you if a versatile little wagon that sips gas appeals more than one with smooth styling and...

$17,450-$22,915 26/32/28 MPG

2010 Toyota Corolla

The 2010 Toyota Corolla is the best car for you if you want a small sedan that’s really a transportation appliance.

All 2010...

$16,200-$20,955 26/35/30 MPG

2010 Scion xB

The 2010 Scion xB is the best car for you if you want a tall, spacious five-passenger vehicle more distinctive in style and character...

$16,520-$20,045 22/28/24 MPG

2010 Nissan Versa

The 2010 Nissan Versa is the best car for you if you find beauty not in how it looks, but in  how it carries people and their stuff...

$10,620-$17,250 28/34/30 MPG

2010 Mazda 3

The 2010 Mazda 3 is the best car for you if you can see past its Jack Nicholson Joker grille to the high-quality compact car behind it...

$16,045-$23,945 25/33/28 MPG

2010 Kia Soul

The 2010 Kia Soul is the best car for you if you’re comfortable on the fringes of a new small-car category, a category itself that’s on...

$13,995-$18,595 26/31/28 MPG

2010 Kia Forte

The 2010 Kia Forte is the best car for you if you’re unafraid of the next new thing -- provided it’s affordable, attractive, and fuel-...

$14,390-$19,190 25/34/28 MPG

2010 Hyundai Elantra

The 2010 Hyundai Elantra is the best car for you if you want a Toyota Corolla driving experience without paying Toyota Corolla prices....

$14,865-$18,565 26/34/29 MPG

2010 Ford Focus

The Ford Focus is the best car for you keeping a lid on your fuel bill is a higher priority than sophisticated styling or performance....

$17,015-$19,505 24/35/28 MPG

2010 Dodge Hornet

The 2010 Dodge Hornet is the best car for you if you like the chutzpah of the Dodge Caliber but not the chintz of its build quality....

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2010 Chevrolet Cobalt

The Chevrolet Cobalt is the best car for you if you’re interested in a domestic model that favors low prices and low operating costs...

$15,710-$25,255 25/35/29 MPG

2010 Honda Civic

The 2010 Honda Civic is the best car for you if you believe economy cars warrant precision engineering and forward-thinking design --...

$16,365-$24,965 25/36/29 MPG