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Used Cars: 2011 Affordable Small Cars

View the best 2011 Affordable Small Cars based on our rankings. Then read our used car reviews, compare specs and features, and find 2011 Affordable Small Cars for sale in your area. Learn more about our rankings»

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#18
2011 Toyota Matrix

The 2011 Toyota Matrix is fuel-efficient and utilitarian, but reviewers said it can’t top its competitors because its performance is underwhelming, and it doesn’t offer nearly as ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.7
Critics' Rating:6.9
Performance:6.8
Interior:7.4
Operating Cost:8.2
Safety:9.3
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#22
2011 Mini Cooper

The 2011 Mini Cooper surpasses many used small cars with outstanding performance, but some of its classmates have higher reliability ratings and more versatile interiors. Read full review »

Used Car Scores
Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:8.9
Performance:8.4
Interior:6.5
Operating Cost:8.0
Safety:8.7
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#22
2011 Nissan Juke

Some reviewers aren’t sure what the 2011 Nissan Juke is. Whether you think it’s a car or an SUV, the Juke aims to please shoppers who want ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:8.3
Performance:8.0
Interior:7.2
Operating Cost:8.3
Safety:10.0
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#22
2011 Nissan Versa

The 2011 Nissan Versa is a good choice for budget-minded shoppers who want a spacious, basic small car that can get them from point A to point ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:7.3
Interior:8.3
Operating Cost:8.4
Safety:7.4
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#22
2011 Subaru Impreza

The 2011 Subaru Impreza has standard all-wheel drive and good performance, making it a sure-footed option for 2011 small car shoppers. However, buyers in search of a ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:7.5
Performance:8.0
Interior:7.4
Operating Cost:7.9
Safety:9.7
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#22
2011 Suzuki SX4

The Suzuki SX4’s most appealing feature is available all-wheel drive. Shoppers who don’t need this option should research the competition. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:8.3
Performance:7.4
Interior:7.5
Operating Cost:8.0
Safety:9.2
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#22
2011 Toyota Yaris

With excellent fuel economy ratings, lots of standard safety features and a good reliability score, the 2011 Toyota Yaris is a smart choice for shoppers who want ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:7.2
Performance:7.3
Interior:6.9
Operating Cost:8.5
Safety:9.0
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2011 Scion tC

Packed with many standard interior and safety features, the 2011 Scion tC is a good choice for shoppers who want a sporty small car that is both ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.5
Critics' Rating:8.3
Performance:7.5
Interior:7.4
Operating Cost:8.2
Safety:9.3
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#29
2011 Kia Rio

Good fuel economy ratings and a low price positioned the 2011 Kia Rio as a good commuter car, however, with poor safety ratings and performance, it’s easy ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.4
Critics' Rating:7.7
Performance:7.1
Interior:7.3
Operating Cost:8.4
Safety:6.3
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#30
2011 Mitsubishi Lancer

Available as a sedan, hatchback or sporty Ralliart model, the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer offers an array of trims. But with a low reliability score, some of the ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.3
Critics' Rating:7.5
Performance:7.2
Interior:6.8
Operating Cost:8.1
Safety:9.7
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#31
2011 Nissan Sentra

The 2011 Nissan Sentra provides adequate transportation, but its safety and performance fall short of most other cars in the class. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.2
Critics' Rating:6.9
Performance:6.9
Interior:8.0
Operating Cost:8.4
Safety:7.6
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#31
2011 Smart Fortwo

Shoppers looking for a small city car should consider the 2011 Smart Fortwo, but you’ll have to compromise on cargo space, performance and reliability. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.2
Critics' Rating:6.5
Performance:6.1
Interior:7.9
Operating Cost:8.4
Safety:N/A
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2011 Hyundai Accent

The 2011 Hyundai Accent lacks the interior space and standard features you’ll find on higher-ranking 2011 small cars and comes with dismal safety ratings. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.0
Critics' Rating:7.7
Performance:6.8
Interior:7.4
Operating Cost:8.5
Safety:6.3
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#34
2011 Dodge Caliber

Reviewers said the 2011 Dodge Caliber drives like a truck, is underpowered, gets poor fuel economy and can’t match the cargo space of competing hatchbacks. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:6.7
Critics' Rating:6.2
Performance:6.2
Interior:6.9
Operating Cost:8.2
Safety:7.8
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2011 Chevrolet Aveo

The 2011 Chevrolet Aveo’s performance, interior and safety ratings are easily beat by competing small used cars. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:6.3
Critics' Rating:6.5
Performance:6.5
Interior:7.0
Operating Cost:8.4
Safety:6.0
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