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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 Honda Civic

The highly-ranked 2011 Honda Civic is a well-rounded small car that offers a strong reliability rating and ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:8.9
Critics' Rating:9.6
Performance:8.5
Interior:8.2
Operating Cost:8.4
Safety:8.5
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2011 Honda Fit

Even though it’s a small hatchback, the highly-ranked 2011 Honda Fit can haul five people comfortably and ... Read full review »

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Overall:8.7
Critics' Rating:9.6
Performance:8.4
Interior:9.0
Operating Cost:8.4
Safety:9.3
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2011 Mazda Mazda3

The 2011 Mazda3 is one of the best-performing 2011 used small cars, and it has a quality interior, class-competitive list of interior features and good safety scores. Read full review »

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Overall:8.6
Critics' Rating:9.4
Performance:8.7
Interior:8.7
Operating Cost:8.1
Safety:9.0
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2011 Chevrolet Cruze

The 2011 Chevrolet Cruze has impressive fuel economy, great safety scores and a spacious cabin that can be equipped to near-luxury levels. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:8.3
Critics' Rating:9.2
Performance:8.5
Interior:8.7
Operating Cost:8.3
Safety:9.7
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2011 Ford Fiesta

The 2011 Ford Fiesta surpasses much of the competition with good interior quality, excellent fuel economy ratings, ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:8.2
Critics' Rating:9.6
Performance:8.8
Interior:8.8
Operating Cost:8.5
Safety:9.3
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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:8.2
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:7.3
Interior:7.9
Operating Cost:8.7
Safety:7.0
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2011 Hyundai Elantra

The 2011 Hyundai Elantra ranks toward the top of its class for its excellent fuel economy ratings, ample cargo and passenger space and outstanding safety scores. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:8.2
Critics' Rating:9.3
Performance:8.4
Interior:8.8
Operating Cost:8.5
Safety:10.0
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2011 Scion xB

The highly-ranked 2011 Scion xB has flashy styling, ample passenger and cargo space and impressive tech features that make it a solid used small car. It also ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:8.2
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:7.6
Interior:7.5
Operating Cost:8.1
Safety:10.0
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2011 Volkswagen Golf

The 2011 Volkswagen Golf stands out among used small cars with enjoyable driving dynamics, ample interior space and a quality cabin, though its reliability rating is below-average ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:8.2
Critics' Rating:9.0
Performance:8.4
Interior:8.7
Operating Cost:8.1
Safety:9.7
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2011 Kia Forte

The 2011 Kia Forte sedan, hatchback and coupe have good cargo space, class-competitive tech features and good safety scores, but some competitors have better performance and higher ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:8.1
Critics' Rating:8.8
Performance:7.9
Interior:8.6
Operating Cost:8.3
Safety:9.0
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2011 Kia Soul

The boxy 2011 Kia Soul is a smart choice if you’re looking for a 2011 small used car with excellent safety scores, comfortable seats and good cargo ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:8.1
Critics' Rating:8.4
Performance:7.2
Interior:8.5
Operating Cost:8.2
Safety:9.3
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2011 Mazda Mazda2

The 2011 Mazda2 has good safety scores, comfortable seats and nimble handling. However, shoppers who want a lot of cargo space or more standard features may want ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:8.1
Critics' Rating:8.9
Performance:8.9
Interior:7.6
Operating Cost:8.4
Safety:9.3
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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:7.9
Critics' Rating:8.3
Performance:7.4
Interior:7.9
Operating Cost:8.5
Safety:8.0
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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 »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.9
Critics' Rating:8.2
Performance:7.2
Interior:7.9
Operating Cost:8.4
Safety:9.7
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2011 Scion xD

The 2011 Scion xD’s hip exterior, long list of standard features and good handling make it a smart choice for shoppers who need a used small car. ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.9
Critics' Rating:7.7
Performance:7.2
Interior:7.4
Operating Cost:8.4
Safety:9.0
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2011 Honda Insight

Though it’s a small hybrid, the 2011 Honda Insight has good cargo space and performance, along with class-leading fuel economy ratings and high reliability and safety scores. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.8
Critics' Rating:7.1
Performance:7.8
Interior:7.6
Operating Cost:8.7
Safety:9.3
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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:7.8
Critics' Rating:8.0
Performance:7.8
Interior:8.1
Operating Cost:8.1
Safety:9.3
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2011 Ford Focus

The 2011 Ford Focus sedan has strong safety scores, high-tech entertainment features and good cargo space, though reviewers weren’t as enamored with its interior quality and performance. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.7
Critics' Rating:7.2
Performance:7.5
Interior:7.7
Operating Cost:8.3
Safety:9.1
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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 »

Used Car Scores
Overall:7.7
Critics' Rating:8.7
Performance:8.2
Interior:7.0
Operating Cost:8.0
Safety:8.6
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2011 Toyota Corolla

With a good reliability score, good fuel economy ratings and a comfortable interior, the 2011 Toyota Corolla makes a good commuter car. However, the Corolla struggles to ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall:7.7
Critics' Rating:6.7
Performance:6.8
Interior:7.3
Operating Cost:8.4
Safety:8.5
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