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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 Ribelle, 2dr HB Lounge, 2dr HB Sport, 2dr Conv Abarth, 2dr HB Pop, 2dr HB Turbo, 2dr HB BATTERY ELECTRIC, 2dr Conv Pop, 2dr HB 1957 Edition, 2dr Conv Lounge and 2dr Conv 1957 Edition. 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 1-speed direct, 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 Dodge Dart (2.4L)
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The Dodge Dart is a sedan offered in 4dr Sdn SE, 4dr Sdn Aero, 4dr Sdn SXT, 4dr Sdn GT and 4dr Sdn Limited. The powertrains include 1.4-liter 4 turbo (160 hp), 2.0-liter 4 (160 hp) and 2.4-liter 4 (184 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic, 6-speed manual and 6-speed sequential transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 23 mpg city to 35 mpg highway. The Dart uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Fiat 500L Easy
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The Fiat 500L is a 4-door hatchback offered in 5dr HB Trekking, 5dr HB Easy, 5dr HB Pop, 5dr HB Urbana Trekking and 5dr HB Lounge. The powertrains include 1.4-liter 4 turbo (160 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic, 6-speed manual and 6-speed sequential transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 24 mpg city to 33 mpg highway. The 500L uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Scion xB
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The Scion xB is a wagon offered in 5dr Wgn Man (Natl) and 5dr Wgn Auto (Natl). The powertrains include 2.4-liter 4 (158 hp) engines, and 4-speed automatic and 5-speed manual transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 22 mpg city to 28 mpg highway. The xB uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2008
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Nissan Leaf
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The Nissan Leaf is a 4-door hatchback offered in 4dr HB S, 4dr HB SV, 4dr HB SV *Late Avail* and 4dr HB SL. The powertrains include 0.0-liter electric (107 hp) engines, and 1-speed direct transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 106 mpg city to 92 mpg highway. The Leaf uses Electric fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2011