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Acura ILX

#14 in Upscale Small Cars

Though the refreshed 2016 Acura ILX has a nicer cabin and an improved powertrain, it still can't match the performance or interior quality of its competitors, according to test drivers. Read full review»

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Overall:7.7
Critics' Rating:7.4
Performance:7.5
Interior:7.4
Safety:N/A
Reliability: NA
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Audi A3

#11 in Upscale Small Cars

The 2016 Audi A3 has a potent engine lineup, is fun to drive and has an opulent interior, auto writers report, but they add that the seats are fairly cramped. Read full review»

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Overall:8.0
Critics' Rating:8.3
Performance:8.1
Interior:8.0
Safety:8.5
Reliability: NA
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Audi A4

#4 in Upscale Small Cars

The 2016 Audi A4 delivers an attractive, spacious cabin, athletic handling and a comfortable ride, according to auto journalists. Read full review»

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Overall:8.7
Critics' Rating:9.1
Performance:8.5
Interior:8.5
Safety:10.0
Reliability: NA
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  • MSRP: $40,500 - $61,100
  • MPG: 22 City / 32 Hwy

Audi A5

#7 in Upscale Small Cars

The 2016 Audi A5 gets excellent fuel economy and reviewers like its top-notch cabin and composed handling, but say it lacks the agility of some rivals and that its infotainment system is tricky ... Read full review»

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Overall:8.5
Critics' Rating:8.6
Performance:8.3
Interior:8.2
Safety:N/A
Reliability: NA
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BMW 2-Series

#2 in Upscale Small Cars

The 2015 BMW 2-Series is among the most exciting small cars on the market, according to reviewers, who are impressed with its powerful engine options and outstanding handling. Read full review»

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Overall:8.9
Critics' Rating:9.3
Performance:8.8
Interior:7.5
Safety:10.0
Reliability: 3_5
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BMW 3-Series

#5 in Upscale Small Cars

The 2015 BMW 3-Series has a great mix of outstanding handling, powerful acceleration and top-flight comfort, according to critics. Read full review»

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Overall:8.6
Critics' Rating:9.0
Performance:8.7
Interior:8.0
Safety:9.1
Reliability: 3_5
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BMW i3

#7 in Upscale Small Cars

Reviewers are impressed by the 2015 BMW i3's engaging electric powertrain, agile handling and high-quality interior. Read full review»

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Overall:8.5
Critics' Rating:9.0
Performance:8.7
Interior:8.0
Safety:N/A
Reliability: 3_0
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Buick Verano

#5 in Affordable Small Cars

Critics find the 2015 Buick Verano's base engine lacking power and its handling less nimble than some competitors’, but they love its high-end and nearly silent interior. Read full review»

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Overall:8.4
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:7.4
Interior:8.0
Safety:9.7
Reliability: 4_0
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Cadillac ATS

#5 in Upscale Small Cars

Automotive writers agree that the 2015 Cadillac ATS is among the best-handling cars in the class, regardless of whether you choose the sedan or all-new coupe. Read full review»

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Overall:8.6
Critics' Rating:8.9
Performance:8.6
Interior:7.3
Safety:10.0
Reliability: 3_5
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Chevrolet Cruze

#5 in Affordable Small Cars

Reviewers like the pleasant ride, even handling, powerful available diesel engine and spacious trunk for the class that the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze delivers.  Read full review»

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Overall:8.4
Critics' Rating:8.9
Performance:8.0
Interior:8.2
Safety:9.2
Reliability: 3_0
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Chevrolet Sonic

#16 in Affordable Small Cars

With a large rear seat, numerous available features and agile handling, the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic earns reviewers' appreciation. Read full review»

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Overall:8.0
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:7.8
Interior:7.8
Safety:9.7
Reliability: 2_5
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Chevrolet Spark

#32 in Affordable Small Cars

Reviewers say the 2015 Chevrolet Spark is a good choice for urban commuters who desire a contemporary cabin and low base price, but it lacks the power of other cars in the class. Read full review»

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Overall:7.4
Critics' Rating:7.6
Performance:6.6
Interior:7.1
Safety:9.0
Reliability: 3_0
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Chevrolet Volt

#16 in Affordable Small Cars

The 2015 Chevrolet Volt disappoints reviewers with its undersized cargo area and cramped rear seats, but they like its strong electric powertrain. Read full review»

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Overall:8.0
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:8.2
Interior:6.5
Safety:9.3
Reliability: 3_0
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Dodge Dart

#25 in Affordable Small Cars

Though some test drivers complain about the 2015 Dodge Dart's uncomfortable front seats and weak base engine, they appreciate its nimble handling and user-friendly tech features. Read full review»

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Overall:7.7
Critics' Rating:7.9
Performance:7.7
Interior:7.8
Safety:9.4
Reliability: 2_5
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FIAT 500

#39 in Affordable Small Cars

The base 2015 Fiat 500's lackluster engine and economical cabin materials fail to impress reviewers, but they are thrilled with the higher-trim 500 Abarth's exhilarating performance.  Read full review»

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Overall:7.1
Critics' Rating:7.5
Performance:7.5
Interior:6.5
Safety:8.5
Reliability: 2_0
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Ford Fiesta

#9 in Affordable Small Cars

The 2015 Ford Fiesta delivers agile handling and a first-rate cabin, but reviewers are dissatisfied with its perplexing tech features and cramped rear seats. Read full review»

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Overall:8.3
Critics' Rating:9.0
Performance:8.8
Interior:8.4
Safety:8.0
Reliability: 2_5
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Ford Focus

#9 in Affordable Small Cars

Lively handling, first-rate interior materials and a sophisticated cabin are hallmarks of the refreshed 2015 Ford Focus that win reviewers over. Read full review»

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Overall:8.3
Critics' Rating:9.1
Performance:8.5
Interior:7.8
Safety:9.4
Reliability: 2_0
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Ford Focus Electric

#29 in Affordable Small Cars

The 2015 Ford Focus Electric has an upscale interior and agile handling for an EV, but its confusing infotainment system and reduced cargo capacity may limit its appeal, according to test drivers. Read full review»

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Overall:7.5
Critics' Rating:7.8
Performance:7.8
Interior:8.1
Safety:N/A
Reliability: 2_0
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Honda Civic

#4 in Affordable Small Cars

An upscale and roomy interior, silky transmission and solid fuel economy win over critics and help the 2015 Honda Civic shine in a crowded segment. Read full review»

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Overall:8.6
Critics' Rating:8.7
Performance:8.0
Interior:7.8
Safety:9.3
Reliability: 4_5
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Honda Civic Hybrid

#27 in Affordable Small Cars

The 2015 Honda Civic Hybrid has dull handling, sluggish acceleration and a small trunk, according to reviewers. However, they also note it has a spacious back seat and gets excellent fuel economy for ... Read full review»

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U.S.News Scores
Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:7.2
Performance:6.5
Interior:7.5
Safety:9.3
Reliability: 4_5
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