Car Buying

What's the Best Compact Sedan of 2017?

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Apr 24 08:31:57 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — If you think the compact sedan class is full of stale, humdrum economy sedans, it's time to bring you up to speed. Many model-year 2017 compacts offer heaps of style and technology for less than you think. While… Read More

What's the Best Compact Sedan of 2017?

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Apr 24 08:31:57 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — If you think the compact sedan class is full of stale, humdrum economy sedans, it's time to bring you up to speed. Many model-year 2017 compacts offer heaps of style and technology for less than you think. While… Read More

Which Compact Sedan Has the Most Safety Features?

By Kelsey Mays on Mon Apr 24 08:30:56 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Safety isn't just about airbags and crash tests. Crash avoidance technology has taken center stage as automakers offer features that can warn you before an accident or intervene with automatic steering or braking systems. Until recently the province… Read More

2017 Chevrolet Cruze: What You Get for $23,000

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Apr 24 08:28:52 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — For $23,000, which was the price cap of Cars.com's 2017 Compact Sedan Challenge, the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze wasn't the most feature-packed of the eight compact cars we tested. It was inexpensive, however, with the LT trim level the third… Read More

2017 Honda Civic: What You Get for $23,000

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Apr 24 08:28:34 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — For $23,000, which was the price cap of Cars.com's 2017 Compact Sedan Challenge, the 2017 Honda Civic EX came with a surprising number of features. They didn't come free, however, considering the Civic EX with Honda Sensing crash… Read More

2017 Mazda3: What You Get for $23,000

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Apr 24 08:28:33 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The 2017 Mazda3 tested in Cars.com's 2017 Compact Sedan Challenge was in the top four most expensive at $22,670 with destination for the Touring trim we received, and while it didn't check every feature box, there was substance… Read More

2017 Kia Forte: What You Get for $23,000

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Apr 24 08:28:28 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The 2017 Kia Forte S had an interesting mix of features for its as-tested $21,640 with destination charge. The Forte S was the second least expensive in Cars.com's 2017 Compact Sedan Challenge, but with the S Technology Package… Read More

2017 Subaru Impreza: What You Get for $23,000

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Apr 24 08:28:23 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The 2017 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium in Cars.com's 2017 Compact Sedan Challenge was priced mid-pack at $22,519 with destination, and besides one big differentiator, it didn't necessarily stand out in the number of features it had for the… Read More

2017 Volkswagen Jetta: What You Get for $23,000

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Apr 24 08:28:21 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The 2017 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T SE was the third most expensive sedan in Cars.com's 2017 Compact Sedan Challenge of eight compacts priced less than $23,000. At its price of $22,815 with destination, the Jetta surely had a lot… Read More

2017 Toyota Corolla: What You Get for $23,000

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Apr 24 08:28:10 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The 2017 Toyota Corolla SE was the second most expensive compact sedan in Cars.com's 2017 Compact Sedan Challenge, priced at $22,865 with destination and an optional package that added several desirable features. Only the Honda Civic was more expensive… Read More

2017 Hyundai Elantra: What You Get for $23,000

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Apr 24 08:28:05 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Hyundai is not exaggerating with its Value Edition trim level on the 2017 Hyundai Elantra. The Value Edition checked nearly all of the boxes for convenience features among similarly priced competitors and was also the least expensive in… Read More