The Encore offers sufficient space for up to five people. On the road, the Encore is comfortable and quiet, though performance from the frugal 1.4-liter turbo engines is not particularly strong.
Powered by a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder, the Honda HR-V combines a sleek exterior and compliant ride with a versatile and relatively spacious interior. All-wheel-drive is an option.
Powered by a choice of 4-cylinder engines optionally driving all-wheels, the Jeep Renegade offers excellent off-road capabilities, while seating five in a modern and quiet interior.
Powered by a lively 4-cylinder mated to a 6-spped automatic, the Mazda CX-3 mixes stylish looks with sporty handling and a well-built but relatively small interior. AWD is optional.