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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 Mazda3 i Touring (2.0L)
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The Mazda3 is a 4-door hatchback, sedan offered in 4dr Sdn Auto i Grand Touring, 5dr HB Man s Grand Touring, 4dr Sdn Man i Grand Touring, 5dr HB Man i Touring, 5dr HB Auto i Touring, 5dr HB Auto i Grand Touring, 4dr Sdn Man i SV, 5dr HB Man i Grand Touring, 4dr Sdn Auto i SV, 4dr Sdn Auto i Sport, 4dr Sdn Auto s Grand Touring, 5dr HB Auto s Grand Touring, 4dr Sdn Man i Sport, 4dr Sdn Man i Touring, 4dr Sdn Auto i Touring, 4dr Sdn Man s Grand Touring, 4dr Sdn Auto s Touring, 5dr HB Man i Sport, 5dr HB Auto i Sport, 5dr HB Auto s Touring, 4dr Sdn Man s Touring and 5dr HB Man s Touring. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 (155 hp) and 2.5-liter 4 (184 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 30 mpg city to 41 mpg highway. The 3 sedan i Touring 4-cyl uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the BMW i3 Giga
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The BMW i3 is a 4-door hatchback offered in 4dr HB and 4dr HB w/Range Extender. The powertrains include 0.7-liter 2 electric (170 hp) engines, and 1-speed direct transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 37 mpg city to 41 mpg highway. The i3 uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Hyundai Accent Sport
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The Hyundai Accent is a 4-door hatchback, sedan offered in 5dr HB Auto GS, 5dr HB Man Sport, 4dr Sdn Auto GLS, 5dr HB Man GS, 5dr HB Auto Sport and 4dr Sdn Man GLS. The powertrains include 1.6-liter 4 (137 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 hatchback SE 4-cyl MT uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Ford Fiesta sedan (4-cyl.)
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The Ford Fiesta is a 4-door hatchback, sedan offered in 5dr HB Titanium, 4dr Sdn Titanium, 5dr HB S, 4dr Sdn SE, 5dr HB SE, 5dr HB ST and 4dr Sdn S. The powertrains include 1.0-liter 3 turbo (123 hp), 1.6-liter 4 (120 hp) and 1.6-liter 4 turbo (197 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual and 6-speed sequential transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 27 mpg city to 37 mpg highway. The Fiesta sedan SE 4-cyl uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2011
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Scion tC
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The Scion tC is a coupe offered in 2dr HB Auto Release Series (Natl), 2dr HB Man Release Series (Natl), 2dr HB Man (Natl) and 2dr HB Auto (Natl). The powertrains include 2.5-liter 4 (179 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 23 mpg city to 31 mpg highway. The tC uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014