$20,000 Compact Sedan Challenge

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Compact cars are one of the biggest-selling segments in the country, and our experts along with experts from USA Today and MotorWeek, plus an in-market shopper, put seven of them to the test.

Overview

Overview

We set a price limit of $20,000 and a combined mpg minimum of 28 for our test, and lined up seven competitors. See who the judges and the competitors are.


Results

Results

Who took top honors: Was it the category's best seller? Was it the model with the most recent redesign? Was it the mileage champ? Find out.


Mileage

Mileage

This class of cars is all about good gas mileage. Now, with new and different engine technologies, these cars are returning some of the best mpg ratings on the market today.


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2014 Ford Focus
2013 Honda Civic
2013 Hyundai Elantra
2014 Kia Forte
2013 Nissan Sentra
2013 Subaru Impreza
2014 Toyota Corolla


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Photo Galleries

2014 Ford Focus
2013 Honda Civic
2013 Hyundai Elantra
2014 Kia Forte
2013 Nissan Sentra
2013 Subaru Impreza
2014 Toyota Corolla

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