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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 Toyota Prius C Two
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The Toyota Prius C is a 4-door hatchback offered in 5dr HB One (Natl), 5dr HB Three (Natl), 5dr HB Two (Natl) and 5dr HB Four (Natl). The powertrains include 1.5-liter 4 hybrid (99 hp) engines, and CVT transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 53 mpg city to 46 mpg highway. The Prius C uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012
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 Sport, 2dr HB Abarth, 2dr HB Turbo, 2dr Conv Lounge, 2dr Conv Abarth, 2dr HB 1957 Edition, 2dr Conv GQ Edition, 2dr HB Pop, 2dr HB Lounge, 2dr Conv Pop and 2dr HB BATTERY ELECTRIC. 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 Smart ForTwo
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The Smart ForTwo is a 2-door hatchback, convertible offered in 2dr Cpe Passion, 2dr Cabriolet Passion, 2dr Cpe Passion, 2dr Cabriolet Passion and 2dr Cpe Pure. The powertrains include 1.0-liter 3 (70 hp) engines, and 5-speed sequential transmissions. It is Rear wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 33 mpg city to 41 mpg highway. The ForTwo uses Premium fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2008
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Nissan Versa Note SV
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The Nissan Versa Note is a 4-door hatchback offered in 5dr HB Manual 1.6 S, 5dr HB CVT 1.6 S Plus and 5dr HB CVT 1.6 SV. The powertrains include 1.6-liter 4 (109 hp) engines, and 5-speed manual and CVT transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 31 mpg city to 40 mpg highway. The Versa Note uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2014
ratings Consumer Reports Reviewed the Scion xD (AT)
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The Scion xD is a 4-door hatchback offered in 5dr HB Auto (Natl) and 5dr HB Man (Natl). The powertrains include 1.8-liter 4 (128 hp) engines, and 4-speed automatic and 5-speed manual transmissions. It is Front wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 26 mpg city to 32 mpg highway. The xD Base 4-cyl uses Regular fuel.

Last Model Reviewed: 2008