Small and compact cars are an increasingly popular option for vehicles not only between singles but also between couples and smaller families. With well-known favorites like the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla, as well as some great newcomers like the Volkswagen Jetta, there’s something for everyone on the list.
Compact cars are a great option if you don’t need a lot of space, but want the convenience of a vehicle that’s easy to drive. Small cars are also a practical choice if you commute into a city but work just as well if you’re looking to head out into the countryside for a weekend too.
To help you with your search, we’ve compiled a list of the 10 best small and compact cars, based on CarMax vehicle and sales data from November 1, 2018, through April 30, 2019.