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The Acura ILX is handsomely styled, quiet, smooth, and nicely appointed. Powered by 201 hp 4-cylinder, the ILX offers composed but not too sporty handling.
The Audi A3 offers the versatility of a compact hatchback with seating for five. Power comes from a choice of turbocharged 4-cylinder engines. Quattro all-wheel-drive is an option.
The Verano is a good looking car, with sleek stocky lines and a classy interior. Powered by a choice of 4-cylinder engines, the Verano offers sporty acceleration and handling.
The Chevrolet Cobalt comes in coupe and sedan bodystyles powered by a choice of 4-cylinder engines, and offers a quiet ride and handsome styling for a competitive price.
The Chevrolet Volt is a dedicated hybrid that seats five and offers smooth and quiet operation, good acceleration, and competent dynamics.
Powered by a choice of 4-cyl. engines, the Caliber combines design elements of several classes, but trails the competition in build quality. SRT4 offers affordable performance.
Powered by a choice of 4-cylinder engines with optional turbocharging, the Dodge Dart features attractive styling, above average handling, and a roomy cabin that lends it an upscale feel.
Available in coupe and sedan bodystyles, the Ford Focus is one of the most entertaining, if not necessarily most handsome vehicles in its class.
Available in several bodystyles, the Honda Civic comes powered by 4-cyl. engines with optional Hybrid support and provides excellent reliability, practicality, fuel economy, and sporty handling.
The Hyundai Elantra offers best-in-class interior room and extensive safety equipment that includes six airbags. Power comes from a 2.0l 4-cylinder engine with 138hp.
The Kia Forte replaces the Spectra for the 2010 model year. Featuring sporty styling, the Forte offers a choice of 4-cylinder engines and a roomy interior.
Powered by a choice of 4-cylinder engines, the Mazda Mazda3 comes in sedan and hatchback bodystyles with handsome and sporty styling and excellent handling.
Powered by a choice of 4-cylinder turbo engines mated to a dual-clutch transmission, the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class performs as sportily as it looks. AWD is an option.
The Mitsubishi Lancer comes with aggressive styling, a choice of 4-cylinder engines, a well-designed interior, and good handling. Evo and Ralliart models are excellent driving machines.
The Nissan Sentra is a roomy and handsome four-door sedan that combines competent handling with a choice of either frugal or strong 4-cylinder engines.
Powered by a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder mated to manual and automatic transmissions, the Scion iA offers seating for five in a refined and well-equipped cabin and features lively handling.
Available in sedan and hatchback styles, the Subaru Impreza comes powered by a choice of flat-4 engines. Standard all-wheel-drive provides ample traction in all wheather conditions.
Powered by a 2.0L 4-cyl., the Suzuki SX4 comes in sedan and hatchback bodystyles. The SX4 sedan offers responsive handling, while the hatchback offers cargo versatility and optional AWD.
Powered by a four-cylinder, the Toyota Corolla offers space for five in a comfortable and unconspicuous sedan bodystyle. Toyota trademark reliability included.
The Volkswagen Jetta is a delectable dish of European-bred automotive technology, superior materials, and tangibly good build quality, offering excellent handling and safety.