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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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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. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.0
Critics' Rating: 6.9
Performance: 6.8
Interior: 7.4
Cost to Own: 9.3
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_0
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2011 Toyota Corolla

With strong fuel economy ratings and a comfortable interior, the 2011 Toyota Corolla makes a good commuter car. However, the Corolla struggles to compete against reliable cars ... Read full review »

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Overall: 7.9
Critics' Rating: 6.7
Performance: 6.8
Interior: 7.3
Cost to Own: 9.5
Safety: 8.5
Reliability: 4_0
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#23
2011 Honda Civic Hybrid

The 2011 Honda Civic Hybrid’s high fuel economy ratings, good reliability scores and strong list of standard features make it a smart choice for shoppers looking for ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.8
Critics' Rating: 8.5
Performance: 7.3
Interior: 7.9
Cost to Own: 9.6
Safety: 7.0
Reliability: 3_0
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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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Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.8
Critics' Rating: 8.3
Performance: 8.0
Interior: 7.2
Cost to Own: 9.3
Safety: 10.0
Reliability: 2_0
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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: 7.7
Critics' Rating: 6.2
Performance: 6.2
Interior: 6.9
Cost to Own: 9.4
Safety: 7.8
Reliability: 4_5
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#25
2011 Honda CR-Z

The 2011 Honda CR-Z stands out thanks to its good performance, but with fuel economy ratings that aren’t great for a hybrid and seating for two, some ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.7
Critics' Rating: 8.3
Performance: 7.4
Interior: 7.9
Cost to Own: 9.5
Safety: 8.0
Reliability: 2_5
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#25
2011 Mini Cooper Clubman

The 2011 Mini Cooper Clubman is a good choice for shoppers who want a small car that’s fun to drive and don’t need a lot of passenger ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.7
Critics' Rating: 8.7
Performance: 8.2
Interior: 7.0
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 8.6
Reliability: 2_5
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2011 Nissan Cube

The 2011 Nissan Cube is a good choice for shoppers who want standout styling and a unique interior. Its boxy style also means that the Cube offers ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.7
Critics' Rating: 8.2
Performance: 7.2
Interior: 7.9
Cost to Own: 9.6
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 2_0
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2011 Volkswagen Jetta

The 2011 Volkswagen Jetta stands out among 2011 small cars with ample passenger space, a huge trunk and good fuel economy ratings. However, the Jetta’s reliability rating ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.7
Critics' Rating: 8.0
Performance: 7.8
Interior: 8.1
Cost to Own: 9.4
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 2_0
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2011 Mitsubishi Lancer

Available as a sedan, hatchback or sporty Ralliart model, the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer offers an array of trims. But with a cheap interior and sluggish base engine, ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.6
Critics' Rating: 7.5
Performance: 7.2
Interior: 6.8
Cost to Own: 9.2
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 2_5
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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 »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.5
Critics' Rating: 6.9
Performance: 6.9
Interior: 8.0
Cost to Own: 9.5
Safety: 7.6
Reliability: 3_0
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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 »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.5
Critics' Rating: 7.2
Performance: 7.3
Interior: 6.9
Cost to Own: 9.7
Safety: 9.0
Reliability: 2_5
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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 »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.4
Critics' Rating: 7.7
Performance: 6.8
Interior: 7.4
Cost to Own: 9.7
Safety: 6.3
Reliability: 3_0
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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 »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 7.2
Critics' Rating: 6.5
Performance: 6.1
Interior: 7.9
Cost to Own: 9.6
Safety: N/A
Reliability: 3_0
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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 »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 6.6
Critics' Rating: 6.5
Performance: 6.5
Interior: 7.0
Cost to Own: 9.6
Safety: 6.0
Reliability: 2_0
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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.