Best Small Hatchbacks

Small hatchbacks blend in among today's crossovers and wagons. Those vehicles typically have a longer roofline behind the rearmost side door; hatchbacks have little or no roofline behind the rearmost side door.
1
2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT
2020 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4-Door Coupe
MSRP From: $99,950
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7.2
Expert Rating
“Powerful, track-ready, and comfortable, the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe can do it all.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
8 / 10
Performance
9 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
8 / 10
Fuel Economy
4 / 10
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2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV
2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV
MSRP From: $36,620
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6.8
Expert Rating
“A few more miles of range and modest upgrades push the 2020 Chevy Bolt EV electric hatchback back at the top for (non-Tesla) range, but there are other more charming urban electric cars.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
6 / 10
Performance
7 / 10
Safety
6 / 10
Features
6 / 10
Fuel Economy
10 / 10
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2019 Mazda MAZDA3
2019 Mazda 3
MSRP From: $21,000
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6.8
Expert Rating
“The 2019 Mazda 3 keeps the zoom, but all-wheel-drive practicality and a vastly upgraded interior make it much more than that.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
8 / 10
Performance
7 / 10
Safety
7 / 10
Features
7 / 10
Fuel Economy
5 / 10
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2020 Toyota Corolla
2020 Toyota Corolla LE
MSRP From: $19,600
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6.7
Expert Rating
“It’s still among the more mildly flavored mass-market sedans, but the 2020 Toyota Corolla has dropped the bland from its diet.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
6 / 10
Performance
5 / 10
Safety
9 / 10
Features
8 / 10
Fuel Economy
6 / 10
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2019 Chevrolet Volt
2019 Chevrolet Volt
MSRP From: $33,520
6.7
Expert Rating
“The 2019 Chevrolet Volt is a solid plug-in hybrid choice thanks to its long overall range and comfortable, high-quality feel.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
7 / 10
Performance
6 / 10
Safety
7 / 10
Features
6 / 10
Fuel Economy
9 / 10
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2020 Hyundai Ioniq
2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric
MSRP From: $23,000
6.6
Expert Rating
“The 2020 Hyundai Ioniq hybrids and plug-ins trade on affordability instead of luxury.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
6 / 10
Performance
4 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
8 / 10
Fuel Economy
9 / 10
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2020 Honda Civic
2020 Honda Civic
MSRP From: $19,750
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6.5
Expert Rating
“The 2020 Honda Civic sets the pace among affordable compact cars.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
7 / 10
Performance
6 / 10
Safety
7 / 10
Features
7 / 10
Fuel Economy
6 / 10
7
2020 Hyundai Veloster
2020 Hyundai Veloster
MSRP From: $18,600
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6.5
Expert Rating
“The 2020 Hyundai Veloster has a polished feel, matched with strong engine options and a dash of practicality.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
7 / 10
Performance
6 / 10
Safety
7 / 10
Features
8 / 10
Fuel Economy
6 / 10
7
2020 Volkswagen Golf
2020 Volkswagen Golf
MSRP From: $23,195
6.5
Expert Rating
“Even with a pared lineup for a short model year, the 2020 Volkswagen Golf is a solid if stoic choice among compact hatchbacks” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
6 / 10
Performance
7 / 10
Safety
7 / 10
Features
6 / 10
Fuel Economy
5 / 10
10
2019 BMW 6-Series
2019 BMW M6
MSRP From: $70,300
6.4
Expert Rating
“The 2019 BMW M6 Gran Coupe is a thrilling lame-duck sedan with stunning looks.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
6 / 10
Performance
6 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
8 / 10
Fuel Economy
4 / 10
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2020 BMW 4-Series
2020 BMW 4-Series
MSRP From: $44,750
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6.2
Expert Rating
“The 2020 BMW 4-Series gets the vintage formula correct with good power in a compact shape.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
6 / 10
Performance
7 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
8 / 10
Fuel Economy
5 / 10
12
2020 MINI Cooper
2020 Mini Cooper
MSRP From: $23,400
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6.0
Expert Rating
“The 2020 Mini Cooper is a fun and funky small hatchback that trades practicality and value for character and quality.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
8 / 10
Performance
7 / 10
Safety
5 / 10
Features
6 / 10
Fuel Economy
6 / 10
13
2019 BMW i3
2019 BMW i3
MSRP From: $44,450
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5.8
Expert Rating
“The 2019 BMW i3 is an all-electric hatchback that declares proudly that convention needn’t apply to eco-friendly drivers.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
5 / 10
Performance
5 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
6 / 10
Fuel Economy
9 / 10
13
2019 Honda Fit
2019 Honda Fit
MSRP From: $16,190
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5.8
Expert Rating
“The 2019 Honda Fit is the spiritual successor to what put Honda on the map: it's small, versatile, and fuel efficient.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
5 / 10
Performance
5 / 10
Safety
7 / 10
Features
5 / 10
Fuel Economy
7 / 10
15
2019 Volkswagen Beetle
2019 Volkswagen Beetle Final Edition
MSRP From: $20,895
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5.6
Expert Rating
“The 2019 Volkswagen Beetle offers a surprising amount of value and a great warranty.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
8 / 10
Performance
6 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
5 / 10
Fuel Economy
5 / 10
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2019 Chevrolet Cruze
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
MSRP From: $17,995
5.4
Expert Rating
“The 2019 Chevrolet Cruze gains some good content, but its advanced safety tech should be more accessible.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
5 / 10
Performance
5 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
6 / 10
Fuel Economy
6 / 10
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2019 FIAT 500e
2019 Fiat 500e
MSRP From: $33,210
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5.4
Expert Rating
“The 2019 Fiat 500e is a throwback in more ways than one: It has a nostalgic style and feel, but also outdated range.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
6 / 10
Performance
5 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
4 / 10
Fuel Economy
9 / 10
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2020 Chevrolet Sonic
2020 Chevrolet Sonic
MSRP From: $16,720
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4.8
Expert Rating
“The 2020 Chevrolet Sonic looks and drives younger than its age, and still offers value and a pinch of fun.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
4 / 10
Performance
5 / 10
Safety
5 / 10
Features
6 / 10
Fuel Economy
5 / 10
19
2019 FIAT 500
2019 Fiat 500
MSRP From: $16,495
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4.6
Expert Rating
“The 2019 Fiat 500 is appealing for those who value personality above all else, but it sports some glaring flaws.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
7 / 10
Performance
5 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
5 / 10
Fuel Economy
5 / 10
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2020 Chevrolet Spark
2020 Chevrolet Spark
MSRP From: $13,220
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4.0
Expert Rating
“The 2020 Chevrolet Spark is modern basic motoring: simple features and a low price tag.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
3 / 10
Performance
3 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
4 / 10
Fuel Economy
6 / 10
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2020 FIAT 500L
2020 Fiat 500L Lounge
MSRP From: $22,500
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3.8
Expert Rating
“The 2020 Fiat 500L has largely been forgotten by American buyers, and for valid reasons.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
3 / 10
Performance
3 / 10
Safety
N/A / 10
Features
5 / 10
Fuel Economy
4 / 10
22
2019 Ford Fiesta
2019 Ford Fiesta
MSRP From: $14,260
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3.7
Expert Rating
“The 2019 Ford Fiesta can deliver thrills, but it shows its age in too many ways for us to recommend.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
4 / 10
Performance
4 / 10
Safety
2 / 10
Features
4 / 10
Fuel Economy
6 / 10
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2020 Mitsubishi Mirage
2020 Mitsubishi Mirage
MSRP From: $13,995
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3.3
Expert Rating
“The 2020 Mitsubishi Mirage ranks near the bottom of our ratings, but gets excellent gas mileage.” Read Full Expert Review »
Styling
3 / 10
Performance
1 / 10
Safety
2 / 10
Features
4 / 10
Fuel Economy
7 / 10
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