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Used Small Cars $14K and up

View the best used small cars priced from $14,000 and up. Then read our used car reviews, compare specs and features, and find used small cars for sale in your area. Learn more about our rankings»

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2012 Honda Civic

The 2012 Honda Civic has an excellent reliability score and reviewers praised its composed ride and impressive fuel economy ratings. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.9
Critics' Rating: 8.8
Performance: 8.2
Interior: 7.8
Cost to Own: 9.4
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 4_5
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2012 Toyota Prius c

Critics said the 2012 Toyota Prius c isn’t especially fast or thrilling to drive, but is a solid choice if you’re after an incredibly fuel-efficient small car. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.7
Critics' Rating: 8.7
Performance: 6.5
Interior: 7.0
Cost to Own: 9.4
Safety: 10.0
Reliability: 4_5
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2012 Volkswagen Golf

With reviewer-liked engines and sporty, composed handling, the 2012 Volkswagen Golf is a formidable choice among small cars. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.7
Critics' Rating: 9.1
Performance: 8.3
Interior: 8.7
Cost to Own: 9.2
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 3_5
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2014 Mazda Mazda3

Test drivers said the redesigned 2014 Mazda3's sharp handling and strong engine choices make it a joy ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.6
Critics' Rating: 9.6
Performance: 9.3
Interior: 7.6
Cost to Own: 9.2
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 3_0
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2013 Honda Civic

The 2013 Honda Civic offers excellent gas mileage, and reviewers were impressed with its crisp steering and composed ride. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.6
Critics' Rating: 8.3
Performance: 7.4
Interior: 7.3
Cost to Own: 9.1
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_5
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2014 Honda Civic

The 2014 Honda Civic earned reviewer praise for its ample standard features, brisk acceleration and refined transmissions. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.5
Critics' Rating: 8.4
Performance: 7.8
Interior: 7.6
Cost to Own: 9.1
Safety: 9.3
Reliability: 4_0
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2014 Kia Soul

The 2014 Kia Soul has lots of standard features and ample cargo space, reviewers said, but it ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 8.4
Performance: 7.2
Interior: 8.4
Cost to Own: 9.4
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 3_5
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2013 Honda Fit

The 2013 Honda Fit offers an impressive amount of space for both passengers and cargo, as well ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 9.1
Performance: 8.1
Interior: 8.7
Cost to Own: 9.3
Safety: 8.3
Reliability: 3_5
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2012 Honda Civic Hybrid

Test drivers said the 2012 Honda Civic Hybrid offers a spacious cabin and a comfortable ride, but plenty of competitors have classier cabins. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 7.2
Performance: 6.7
Interior: 7.4
Cost to Own: 9.5
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 4_5
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2012 Mazda Mazda3

Reviewers were impressed with the 2012 Mazda3’s attractive interior, nimble handling and available Skyactiv engine. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 9.3
Performance: 9.0
Interior: 7.7
Cost to Own: 9.2
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 3_0
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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 »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 8.9
Performance: 8.4
Interior: 6.5
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 8.7
Reliability: 4_0
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2010 Mini Cooper Clubman

Those looking for a small car with zippy, go-kart-like handling and more interior space than the standard Mini Cooper may like the 2010 Mini Cooper Clubman. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.4
Critics' Rating: 8.5
Performance: 8.3
Interior: 6.6
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 9.1
Reliability: NA
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2014 Chevrolet Cruze

The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze offers a comfortable ride, composed handling and an upscale cabin, reviewers said. A ... Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 9.0
Performance: 8.1
Interior: 8.3
Cost to Own: 9.3
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 3_0
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2014 Toyota Corolla

Reviewers said that although the redesigned 2014 Toyota Corolla can't match the upscale interior or sporty handling of some rivals, it’s a dependable and comfortable choice for ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 7.8
Performance: 7.2
Interior: 7.3
Cost to Own: 9.4
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 4_0
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2014 Volkswagen Golf

Test drivers reported that the 2014 Volkswagen Golf has sharp handling, a premium interior and lots of cargo space, but the base model gets poor fuel economy. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 8.5
Performance: 8.1
Interior: 8.6
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 3_0
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2013 Chevrolet Cruze

The 2013 Chevrolet Cruze received praise when it was new for its attractive interior and smooth ride. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 8.9
Performance: 8.3
Interior: 8.4
Cost to Own: 9.3
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 3_0
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2013 Kia Rio

The 2013 Kia Rio impressed reviewers with its capable powertrain, composed ride, upscale cabin and numerous available tech features. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 8.8
Performance: 7.8
Interior: 8.2
Cost to Own: 9.5
Safety: 8.5
Reliability: 3_5
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2013 Mazda Mazda3

Reviewers said that sharp steering and athletic handling make the 2013 Mazda3 a lot of fun behind the wheel. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 9.0
Performance: 8.8
Interior: 7.5
Cost to Own: 9.2
Safety: 9.2
Reliability: 3_0
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2013 Volkswagen Golf

An available diesel engine gives the 2013 Volkswagen Golf great fuel economy, and reviewers praised its posh interior and controlled handling. Read full review »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 8.9
Performance: 8.0
Interior: 8.6
Cost to Own: 8.9
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 3_0
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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 »

Used Listings For Sale:
Used Car Scores
Overall: 8.3
Critics' Rating: 7.5
Performance: 8.0
Interior: 7.4
Cost to Own: 9.1
Safety: 9.7
Reliability: 4_0
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