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Seamlessly maneuver through traffic with a small car or hatchback that offers great fuel economy and entertaining features at an affordable price.

View our ratings and reviews, and browse our Buying Guide to find the best small cars for your comfort and your wallet. 

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Small cars Buying Guide

For tasks such as commuting, running errands, and zipping around town, a small car is often the most practical choice. Automakers are constantly lavishing more attention on packaging to maximize interior space. As a result, the latest compact cars have the rear-seat room you might have expected in a midsized car only a few years ago, and some smaller subcompacts still have reasonable space for two in back. 

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See our full list of small car ratings