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Used Upscale Small Cars $20K and up

View the best used upscale small cars priced from $20,000 and up. Then read our used car reviews, compare specs and features, and find used upscale small cars for sale in your area. Learn more about our rankings»

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2011 Lexus CT Hybrid

When it debuted, the 2011 Lexus CT 200h was designed to mesh sporty performance with a fuel-efficient powertrain. While reviewers didn’t find it especially fun to drive, ... Read full review »

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Overall:8.4
Critics' Rating:8.0
Performance:7.4
Interior:7.4
Operating Cost:8.7
Safety:10.0
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2012 Acura TSX

The 2012 Acura TSX comes loaded with standard features, and it pleased critics with an eye-catching interior ... Read full review »

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Overall:8.2
Critics' Rating:8.6
Performance:7.7
Interior:8.2
Operating Cost:7.9
Safety:10.0
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2012 Audi A3

Reviewers said the 2012 Audi A3 offers well-rounded performance, a premium interior and a large, versatile cargo area. Read full review »

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Overall:8.2
Critics' Rating:8.5
Performance:8.7
Interior:8.0
Operating Cost:7.8
Safety:10.0
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2012 Lexus CT Hybrid

The 2012 Lexus CT 200h has superb fuel economy and a great reliability rating, though some reviewers said it falls short with leisurely acceleration and cramped rear ... Read full review »

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Overall:8.0
Critics' Rating:7.2
Performance:6.8
Interior:7.2
Operating Cost:8.6
Safety:10.0
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2012 BMW 1-Series

While it doesn’t have the best fuel economy in the class, the 2012 BMW 1-Series pleased reviewers with athletic handling and swift acceleration. Read full review »

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Overall:7.9
Critics' Rating:8.4
Performance:9.0
Interior:7.1
Operating Cost:7.4
Safety:N/A
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2011 BMW 1-Series

The 2011 BMW 1-Series leads the class with top-notch performance, but its low reliability score and meager passenger and cargo space make it less practical than some ... Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.9
Critics' Rating:8.4
Performance:9.1
Interior:7.2
Operating Cost:7.5
Safety:N/A
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2012 MINI Cooper Countryman

While many upscale small cars earn a better reliability score, critics agreed that the 2012 Mini Countryman has nimble handling and a lively turbocharged engine. Read full review »

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Used Car Scores
Overall:7.5
Critics' Rating:7.8
Performance:8.3
Interior:7.8
Operating Cost:7.8
Safety:10.0
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