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Small in size but large in performance and fuel economy, small cars vary widely in reliability and 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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Subcompact Cars True entry-level vehicles, most subcompact cars are meant to be inexpensive and efficient. Consequently, they tend to have myriad compromises in space, size, power, and amenities. Subcompacts
Compact Cars Small cars can be affordable, fun, and thrifty, though they can vary widely in practicality, price, and performance. The better examples have good fuel economy and space for four adults. Compacts
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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.