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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»

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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, safety scores and reliability. Read full review »

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Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:8.4
Performance:7.8
Interior:7.7
Operating Cost:8.1
Safety:8.7
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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 »

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Overall:7.5
Critics' Rating:8.3
Performance:6.8
Interior:7.4
Operating Cost:8.5
Safety:7.5
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2010 Pontiac Vibe

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

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Overall:7.5
Critics' Rating:7.4
Performance:7.1
Interior:7.5
Operating Cost:7.9
Safety:9.2
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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 high reliability and safety scores make ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.5
Critics' Rating:7.4
Performance:7.5
Interior:7.2
Operating Cost:8.3
Safety:8.9
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2010 Chevrolet Cobalt

The 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt has good performance, cargo space and safety scores for the class, but its uncomfortable rear seating and low reliability score could make shoppers ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.4
Critics' Rating:7.4
Performance:7.7
Interior:6.9
Operating Cost:8.2
Safety:8.6
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2010 Subaru Impreza

The 2010 Subaru Impreza is one of the only cars in the class with standard all-wheel drive, but with lower fuel economy and reliability ratings than its ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.4
Critics' Rating:8.1
Performance:8.0
Interior:7.2
Operating Cost:7.8
Safety:9.3
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2010 Mitsubishi Lancer

The 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer has a sporty exterior, but its interior quality, reliability and standard interior features are lacking. Read full review »

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Overall:7.3
Critics' Rating:7.9
Performance:7.6
Interior:7.1
Operating Cost:7.8
Safety:9.1
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2010 Smart ForTwo

The 2010 Smart Fortwo’s fuel economy ratings and maneuverability make it a good choice if you need to navigate the city, but its small size means shoppers ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.3
Critics' Rating:7.0
Performance:6.4
Interior:8.1
Operating Cost:8.5
Safety:8.1
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2010 Toyota Matrix

In addition to its good reliability and safety scores, the 2010 Toyota Matrix has a lot of cargo space and available all-wheel drive, making it a good ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.3
Critics' Rating:6.9
Performance:6.9
Interior:7.6
Operating Cost:8.1
Safety:9.3
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2010 Kia Rio

The 2010 Kia Rio has high fuel economy ratings, but with few standard features, a cramped interior and low safety and reliability scores, other 2010 small cars ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.1
Critics' Rating:7.7
Performance:7.1
Interior:7.3
Operating Cost:8.3
Safety:7.3
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2010 Dodge Caliber

The 2010 Dodge Caliber has a comfortable interior, plenty of space for cargo and good safety scores, but its low fuel economy and sluggish performance won’t please ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.0
Critics' Rating:6.4
Performance:6.4
Interior:6.9
Operating Cost:8.1
Safety:8.8
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2010 Chevrolet Aveo

The 2010 Chevrolet Aveo's high points are a low sticker price and good fuel economy, but its competitors are better in nearly every other way. Read full review »

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Overall:6.9
Critics' Rating:6.8
Performance:6.7
Interior:7.4
Operating Cost:8.4
Safety:7.5
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2010 Volkswagen New Beetle

The 2010 Volkswagen New Beetle is perfect for shoppers who want retro styling more than they want interior space or good fuel economy. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:6.9
Critics' Rating:7.1
Performance:7.4
Interior:6.6
Operating Cost:7.8
Safety:7.7
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Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.