GO

Used Cars: 2010 Affordable Small Cars

View the best 2010 Affordable Small Cars based on our rankings. Then read our used car reviews, compare specs and features, and find 2010 Affordable Small Cars for sale in your area. Learn more about our rankings»

(Choose up to 3 cars)
Compare Cars
Compare
Honda Fit Image

#1
2010 Honda Fit

With good fuel economy, innovative storage options, great safety ratings and a high reliability score, the 2010 ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 9.4
Critics' Rating: 9.6
Performance: 8.5
Interior: 9.1
Cost to Own: 9.6
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 5_0
Compare
Kia Soul Image

#2
2010 Kia Soul

When the Kia Soul hit the market for the 2010 model year, it stood out with its love-it-or-hate-it styling, roomy interior and good safety scores, but others ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 9.1
Critics' Rating: 8.9
Performance: 7.2
Interior: 8.5
Cost to Own: 9.5
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 5_0
Compare
Mazda MAZDA3 Image

#3
2010 Mazda MAZDA3

The 2010 Mazda3 has a winning combination of sporty performance and a practical, well-made interior. Its reliability score could be better, however. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.9
Critics' Rating: 9.5
Performance: 8.7
Interior: 8.5
Cost to Own: 9.3
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_0
Compare
Scion xB Image

#3
2010 Scion xB

The 2010 Scion xB is a boxy small car that has good safety ratings and one of the most spacious cabins in the class. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.9
Critics' Rating: 8.6
Performance: 7.8
Interior: 7.5
Cost to Own: 9.4
Safety: 9.0
Reliability: 5_0
Compare
Kia Forte Image

#5
2010 Kia Forte

The 2010 Kia Forte is a worthy contender for 2010 small cars when it comes to fuel economy, available features and safety scores. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.8
Critics' Rating: 9.1
Performance: 8.0
Interior: 8.7
Cost to Own: 9.6
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 4_0
Compare
Suzuki SX4 Image

#5
2010 Suzuki SX4

The 2010 Suzuki SX4 is one of few 2010 small cars that is available with all-wheel drive, but competitors have better fuel economy and safety scores. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.8
Critics' Rating: 8.4
Performance: 7.8
Interior: 7.7
Cost to Own: 9.4
Safety: 8.7
Reliability: 5_0
Compare
Nissan Sentra Image

#7
2010 Nissan Sentra

The 2010 Nissan Sentra’s comfortable cabin and impressive list of interior features make it a good daily driver, but lackluster performance means you shouldn’t expect much more. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.7
Critics' Rating: 7.7
Performance: 6.9
Interior: 7.9
Cost to Own: 9.5
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 5_0
Compare
Honda Civic Image

#8
2010 Honda Civic

When it was new, reviewers agreed that the 2010 Honda Civic offered a winning combination of substance and style. Today, the Civic still stands out as one ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.5
Critics' Rating: 9.6
Performance: 8.5
Interior: 8.2
Cost to Own: 9.4
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 3_0
Compare
Mini Cooper Clubman Image

#9
2010 Mini Cooper Clubman

Those looking for a small car with zippy, go-kart-like handling and more interior space than the standard Mini Cooper may like the 2010 Mini Cooper Clubman. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 8.5
Performance: 8.3
Interior: 6.6
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 9.1
Reliability: NA
Compare
Scion tC Image

#9
2010 Scion tC

The sporty-looking 2010 Scion tC has pleasant performance, a lot of standard features and good cargo space, but when it comes to fuel economy and safety ratings, ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 8.9
Performance: 7.8
Interior: 7.8
Cost to Own: 9.2
Safety: 8.2
Reliability: 4_0
Compare
Volkswagen Golf Image

#9
2010 Volkswagen Golf

The 2010 Volkswagen Golf’s available diesel engine, engaging performance and quality, spacious interior put it a notch above many competitors. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 9.2
Performance: 8.7
Interior: 8.9
Cost to Own: 9.2
Safety: 9.0
Reliability: 3_0
Compare
Hyundai Elantra Image

#12
2010 Hyundai Elantra

The 2010 Hyundai Elantra has some of the best passenger and cargo space in the class, as ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 8.9
Performance: 7.5
Interior: 8.2
Cost to Own: 9.6
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 3_0
Compare
Honda Civic Hybrid Image

#13
2010 Honda Civic Hybrid

The 2010 Honda Civic Hybrid ranks highly among 2010 small cars for its many standard features, excellent fuel economy and high safety ratings. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.2
Critics' Rating: 8.9
Performance: 7.3
Interior: 7.9
Cost to Own: 9.6
Safety: 9.1
Reliability: 3_0
Compare
Honda Insight Image

#13
2010 Honda Insight

The 2010 Honda Insight has decent performance and fuel economy for a hybrid, as well as an above-average safety score. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.2
Critics' Rating: 7.1
Performance: 7.8
Interior: 7.6
Cost to Own: 9.7
Safety: 9.1
Reliability: 4_0
Compare
Toyota Corolla Image

#13
2010 Toyota Corolla

The 2010 Toyota Corolla isn’t as fancy or stylish as some of its competitors, but its good fuel economy ratings and comfortable front seats make it a ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.2
Critics' Rating: 7.4
Performance: 7.5
Interior: 7.2
Cost to Own: 9.5
Safety: 8.9
Reliability: 4_0
Compare
Hyundai Accent Image

#16
2010 Hyundai Accent

While the 2010 Hyundai Accent has good fuel economy and a roomy cabin, most 2010 small cars have better performance and safety scores.   Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.1
Critics' Rating: 8.3
Performance: 6.8
Interior: 7.4
Cost to Own: 9.7
Safety: 7.5
Reliability: 4_0
Compare
Nissan Versa Image

#16
2010 Nissan Versa

With above-average safety scores, good fuel economy and a spacious cabin, the 2010 Nissan Versa is a ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.1
Critics' Rating: 8.6
Performance: 7.3
Interior: 8.3
Cost to Own: 9.6
Safety: 8.7
Reliability: 3_0
Compare
Mini Cooper Image

#18
2010 Mini Cooper

The 2010 Mini Cooper has retro styling and some of the best performance in the class, but a small interior and an unimpressive reliability score make other ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.0
Critics' Rating: 8.8
Performance: 8.5
Interior: 6.6
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 3_0
Compare
Nissan Cube Image

#18
2010 Nissan Cube

The 2010 Nissan Cube makes a statement with its boxy styling, and it has one of the roomiest interiors in the class, good safety scores and a ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.0
Critics' Rating: 8.2
Performance: 7.2
Interior: 7.9
Cost to Own: 9.6
Safety: 9.0
Reliability: 3_0
Compare
Pontiac Vibe Image

#18
2010 Pontiac Vibe

With lots of cargo space and a good safety score, car reviewers said that the 2010 Pontiac Vibe is a practical choice for small car shoppers. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.0
Critics' Rating: 7.4
Performance: 7.1
Interior: 7.5
Cost to Own: 9.3
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 3_5
(Choose up to 3 cars)
Compare Cars
Total Cost of Ownership data is provided by Vincentric, LLC
Used car average prices are provided by ClearBook™, a TrueCar™ product

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