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Car Rankings: Upscale Small Cars

View the best upscale small cars, generally priced over $20,000. Then read reviews and compare small luxury cars to find one that’s right for you. Learn more about our rankings.

Ranking List | Sort by Scores
Rank Car Overall Performance Interior Safety Reliability MSRP MPG
#1
9.0 Excellent
8.3 7.9 10.0 4.5 $42,790
$62,400
City: 19
Hwy: 28
#2
8.9 Very Good
8.8 7.5 10.0 3.5 $32,100
$47,700
City: 23
Hwy: 36
#2
8.9 Very Good
8.1 8.9 8.9 3.5 $38,400
$63,000
City: 25
Hwy: 34
#4
8.7 Very Good
8.5 8.5 10.0 N/A $35,900
$50,200
City: 24
Hwy: 31
#5
8.6 Very Good
8.7 8.0 9.1 3.5 $32,950
$62,000
City: 21
Hwy: 32
#5
8.6 Very Good
8.6 7.3 10.0 3.5 $33,215
$51,435
City: 21
Hwy: 33
#7
8.5 Very Good
8.3 8.2 N/A N/A $40,500
$61,100
City: 22
Hwy: 32
#7
8.5 Very Good
8.7 8.0 N/A 3.0 $42,400
$46,250
City: None
Hwy: None
#7
8.5 Very Good
8.2 8.3 9.6 3.5 $36,550
$47,640
City: 21
Hwy: 30
#10
8.2 Very Good
7.8 7.7 10.0 3.5 $33,300
$47,200
City: 25
Hwy: 37
#11
8.0 Very Good
8.1 8.0 8.5 N/A $30,900
$42,500
City: 23 (Est)
Hwy: 33 (Est)
#12
7.9 Good
8.2 6.7 N/A 3.5 $31,500
$48,500
City: 26
Hwy: 38
#13
7.8 Good
6.7 6.8 10.0 4.5 $32,200
$32,200
City: 43
Hwy: 40
#14
7.7 Good
7.5 7.4 N/A N/A $27,900
$34,890
City: 25
Hwy: 36

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Car Overall Performance Interior Safety Reliability MSRP MPG
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $32,850
$50,750
City: 23 (Est)
Hwy: 34 (Est)
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $33,150
$35,150
City: 23 (Est)
Hwy: 35 (Est)
NA
N/A N/A N/A N/A $33,950
$59,300
City: 25 (Est)
Hwy: 37 (Est)

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.