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Used Hatchbacks under $15K

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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:7.5
Critics' Rating:8.3
Performance:8.0
Interior:7.2
Operating Cost:7.9
Safety:9.3
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2009 Nissan Versa

The 2009 Nissan Versa has decent power, good safety scores and a very roomy interior, but competitors have better reliability scores and more standard features. Read full review »

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Overall:7.5
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:7.2
Interior:8.3
Operating Cost:8.3
Safety:8.7
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2009 Subaru Impreza

The 2009 Subaru Impreza’s class-leading safety scores, standard all-wheel drive and good performance should appeal to shoppers who want a safe small car that’s a little fun ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.5
Critics' Rating:8.2
Performance:8.0
Interior:7.7
Operating Cost:7.7
Safety:9.3
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2012 Scion iQ

The 2012 Scion iQ’s small size makes it a great urban runabout, according to reviewers, but most rivals offer a more enjoyable driving experience and a more ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.4
Critics' Rating:7.8
Performance:6.3
Interior:6.8
Operating Cost:8.6
Safety:7.5
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2012 Scion tC

Reviewers said the 2012 Scion tC provides a pleasant driving experience, but many felt that other coupes are more fun to drive. Read full review »

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Overall:7.4
Critics' Rating:7.6
Performance:7.2
Interior:7.7
Operating Cost:8.1
Safety:9.3
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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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Overall:7.4
Critics' Rating:7.7
Performance:6.9
Interior:7.4
Operating Cost:8.5
Safety:6.3
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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 low reliability score, some of the ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.4
Critics' Rating:7.5
Performance:7.4
Interior:6.8
Operating Cost:8.2
Safety:9.7
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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:7.4
Critics' Rating:6.9
Performance:7.0
Interior:7.8
Operating Cost:8.2
Safety:9.3
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2009 Hyundai Accent

The 2009 Hyundai Accent is a basic commuter car with good fuel economy, but its performance and crash test ratings can’t keep up with the competition. You ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.4
Critics' Rating:7.9
Performance:6.8
Interior:7.4
Operating Cost:8.4
Safety:7.3
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2009 Toyota Matrix

The 2009 Toyota Matrix is a practical choice if you’re looking for a no-hassle car that can haul a lot of stuff and tackle winter weather. Read full review »

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Overall:7.4
Critics' Rating:7.3
Performance:6.7
Interior:7.6
Operating Cost:8.2
Safety:9.2
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2012 Nissan Versa

Reviewers said the 2012 Nissan Versa sedan is an adequate performer and has a spacious cabin, but many rival small cars are just as roomy and have ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.3
Critics' Rating:8.2
Performance:6.7
Interior:7.2
Operating Cost:8.5
Safety:8.6
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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 »

Used Car Scores
Overall:7.3
Critics' Rating:7.0
Performance:6.4
Interior:8.2
Operating Cost:8.6
Safety:8.1
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2009 Nissan Cube

The 2009 Nissan Cube has bold styling and a spacious interior, but its low reliability diminishes its overall appeal. Read full review »

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Overall:7.3
Critics' Rating:7.4
Performance:7.1
Interior:8.1
Operating Cost:8.3
Safety:8.9
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2012 Mitsubishi Lancer

Reviewers said the 2012 Mitsubishi Lancer has a low-rent interior and tight seating compared with other small cars, as well as tepid acceleration and a coarse continuously ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.2
Critics' Rating:7.4
Performance:7.3
Interior:6.7
Operating Cost:8.1
Safety:9.0
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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 »

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Overall:7.2
Critics' Rating:6.5
Performance:6.1
Interior:7.9
Operating Cost:8.5
Safety:N/A
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2009 Smart ForTwo

The 2009 Smart Fortwo’s tiny footprint and outstanding fuel economy make it a tempting choice for city driving, but its sluggish acceleration is impractical for the highway. Read full review »

Used Car Scores
Overall:7.2
Critics' Rating:6.9
Performance:6.5
Interior:8.2
Operating Cost:8.3
Safety:8.1
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2012 Suzuki SX4

Although it’s one of the few small cars available with all-wheel drive and offers generous cargo space, the 2012 Suzuki SX4 falls short with lackluster fuel economy ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.1
Critics' Rating:7.5
Performance:7.4
Interior:7.3
Operating Cost:7.9
Safety:7.8
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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:7.0
Interior:7.4
Operating Cost:8.4
Safety:7.3
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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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Overall:7.0
Critics' Rating:7.6
Performance:6.6
Interior:7.3
Operating Cost:8.6
Safety:6.3
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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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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.0
Critics' Rating:6.4
Performance:6.4
Interior:6.9
Operating Cost:8.2
Safety:8.8
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