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See which Small cars are reviewed by Consumer Reports

Below lists a selection of Small cars that have been reviewed by our expert engineering staff. Consumer Reports operates the largest and most sophisticated independent automobile testing center devoted to the consumer interest anywhere in the world. All cars that are tested, about 80 per year, are bought anonymously and driven for thousands of miles each. The evaluation regimen consists of more than 50 individual tests. Learn more about each of the Small cars that Consumer Reports tests and reviews.
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Fiat 500 Sport
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The Fiat 500 is a 2-door hatchback, convertible offered in 2dr HB Abarth, 2dr HB BATTERY ELECTRIC, 2dr HB Pop, 2dr Conv Lounge, 2dr Conv Abarth, 2dr HB Sport, 2dr HB Turbo, 2dr HB Lounge, 2dr HB 1957 Edition and 2dr Conv Pop. The powertrains include 0.0-liter electric (111 hp), 1.4-liter 4 (101 hp), 1.4-liter 4 turbo (135 hp) and 1.4-liter 4 turbo (160 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 30 mpg city to 38 mpg highway. The 500 hatchback Sport 4-cyl MT uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Hyundai Accent GLS
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The Hyundai Accent is a 4-door hatchback, sedan . The powertrains include 1.6-liter 4 (138 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 28 mpg city to 37 mpg highway. The Accent sedan GLS 4-cyl uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
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The Volkswagen Jetta is a sedan offered in 4dr Auto SE w/Connectivity, 4dr Auto S, 4dr DSG Hybrid SEL Premium, 4dr Man TDI SEL, 4dr Auto GLI SEL, 4dr Man SE, 4dr Man S, 4dr Auto SE Launch Edition, 4dr Man TDI S, 4dr Auto SEL, 4dr Man S w/Technology, 4dr Man TDI SE w/Connectivity, 4dr DSG TDI SE w/Connectivity, 4dr Auto SE w/Connectivity/Navigation, 4dr DSG TDI SEL, 4dr Man GLI SE, 4dr Man GLI SEL, 4dr Auto SE, 4dr DSG TDI S, 4dr Auto S w/Technology, 4dr Man SE Launch Edition, 4dr Auto GLI SE and 4dr Man 2.0L Base. The powertrains include 1.4-liter 4 hybrid (170 hp), 1.8-liter 4 turbo (170 hp), 2.0-liter 4 (115 hp), 2.0-liter 4 turbo (210 hp) and 2.0-liter 4 turbodiesel (150 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual, 6-speed automatic, 6-speed manual, 6-speed sequential and 7-speed sequential transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 42 mpg city to 48 mpg highway. The Jetta Hybrid SE 4-cyl uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2013
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Scion iQ
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The Scion iQ is a 2-door hatchback offered in 3dr HB (Natl). The powertrains include 1.3-liter 4 (94 hp) engines, and CVT transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 36 mpg city to 37 mpg highway. The iQ uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Mazda2 Touring
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The Mazda2 is a 4-door hatchback offered in 4dr HB Auto Touring, 4dr HB Man Sport, 4dr HB Auto Sport and 4dr HB Man Touring. The powertrains include 1.5-liter 4 (100 hp) engines, and 4-speed automatic and 5-speed manual transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 27 mpg city to 33 mpg highway. The 2 Touring 4-cyl uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2011