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Car Rankings: Affordable Compact Cars

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Rank Car Overall Performance Interior Safety Reliability MSRP MPG
#1
8.9 Very Good
9.3 7.6 9.7 3.0 $16,945
$26,495
City: 30
Hwy: 41
#2
8.5 Very Good
7.8 7.6 9.3 4.5 $18,190
$29,290
City: 30
Hwy: 39
#3
8.3 Very Good
8.2 8.4 9.2 2.5 $17,520
$24,985
City: 22
Hwy: 35
#3
8.3 Very Good
8.5 7.7 9.0 2.5 $16,810
$24,115
City: 26 (Est)
Hwy: 36 (Est)
#3
8.3 Very Good
7.5 8.1 8.1 3.0 $15,900
$21,900
City: 25
Hwy: 36
#6
8.2 Very Good
7.2 8.4 9.7 3.5 $14,900
$20,500
City: 24
Hwy: 30
#6
8.2 Very Good
8.0 8.1 9.6 2.5 $17,895
$37,845
City: 25
Hwy: 34
#8
8.1 Very Good
8.0 8.6 9.7 2.5 $19,995
$27,995
City: 23
Hwy: 30
#9
8.0 Very Good
7.1 7.1 9.2 4.5 $16,800
$21,300
City: 27
Hwy: 36
#10
7.8 Good
7.4 7.9 9.0 2.5 $17,200
$21,650
City: 27
Hwy: 37
#10
7.8 Good
8.4 7.7 8.8 3.0 $25,560
$31,895
City: 42 (Est)
Hwy: 48 (Est)
#12
7.7 Good
7.7 7.8 9.4 2.5 $16,495
$22,995
City: 25
Hwy: 36
#12
7.7 Good
6.9 7.6 9.7 3.5 $16,970
$17,920
City: 22
Hwy: 28
#14
7.6 Good
7.6 8.1 8.8 3.0 $15,695
$29,955
City: 23
Hwy: 29
#15
7.5 Good
6.5 7.2 9.3 4.5 $24,635
$27,335
City: 44
Hwy: 47
#16
7.2 Good
6.9 7.6 8.5 2.5 $17,800
$23,300
City: 28
Hwy: 36
#16
7.2 Good
7.1 7.7 9.0 2.0 $19,210
$22,440
City: 23
Hwy: 31
#18
7.0 Good
6.2 7.4 8.5 2.5 $15,990
$19,640
City: 27 (Est)
Hwy: 36 (Est)
#19
6.9 Mediocre
6.8 6.8 9.7 3.5 $18,725
$23,915
City: 41 (Est)
Hwy: 44 (Est)
#20
6.6 Mediocre
7.1 6.0 9.0 2.0 $17,195
$38,195
City: 26
Hwy: 34

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Car Overall Performance Interior Safety Reliability MSRP MPG
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $0
$0
City: 25 (Est)
Hwy: 36 (Est)
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $17,250
$22,600
City: None
Hwy: None
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $15,890
$21,890
City: 25 (Est)
Hwy: 37 (Est)
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $16,945
$26,595
City: 29 (Est)
Hwy: 41 (Est)
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $19,210
$20,360
City: 23 (Est)
Hwy: 31 (Est)
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $0
$29,095
City: None
Hwy: None