2024's Top Compact Cars: Corolla Dethrones Civic in Style and Efficiency

by AutoExpert   |  4 March, 2024

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Forget SUVs for a minute, these compact cars are the hottest in 2024! 

Okay, we're gonna be honest, compact cars are hotter than SUVs – easier to park, way better mileage, and just more fun to whip around town. So, if you're on the same page, check out our top three picks:

Top Compact Cars

1. Toyota Corolla

This year, the Corolla straight-up dethroned the Civic. Why? Well, Honda's prices are starting to get outta hand, and the Corolla just gives you more for your money.

And get this – the hybrid Corolla is seriously clutch. You'll save a ton on gas, AND most of them have all-wheel drive? Sold.

Feeling a little crazy? Check out the GR Corolla. Trust us, that thing is a total BEAST. Toyota wasn't playing around this time.

Top Compact Cars

2. Honda Civic

Alright, the Civic might be playing second fiddle now, but it's still a legend. Sedan or hatchback, your choice, plus some snazzy engine options.

We're all dying for a hybrid Civic (fingers crossed for next year!), but the Si is a blast if you want that sporty feel. And the Type R? Well, that's for the real adrenaline junkies out there.

Top Compact Cars

3. Subaru Impreza

Subaru totally revamped the Impreza, so say goodbye to the sedan (RIP). Bummer, I know, but the hatchback looks way sharper now.

Engine choices? Check. All-wheel drive? Obviously, it's Subaru! Perfect if you live somewhere with actual winters. Plus, they actually soundproofed it this time, and the trunk is massive. Needs a hybrid option, but it's still pretty cool.

Top Compact Cars

So, what's the verdict?

It depends on what you're after! Corolla's the best deal, Civic's the classic choice, and the Impreza's your snow warrior. You really can't go wrong with any of 'em!

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