2012-15 Toyota Yaris

On its own, the Yaris is a pleasant subcompact that will more than meet the needs of shoppers in this class. It's decently roomy and pretty reasonably priced given the fact that you can get some [...]

2010-15 Toyota Prius

What's most surprising about the Prius is what a fine midsize car it would be even if it didn't achieve such terrific fuel economy. When new, Prius won Consumer Guide Best Buy awards each year [...]

2012-15 Toyota Prius v

Though Prius v gives up some fuel economy compared to the original Prius, its excellent packaging makes it an arguably more attractive option for families and active folks looking for better gas [...]

2012-15 Toyota Prius c

The Prius c might be short on acceleration and quietness, but it's big on fuel economy. Very big, actually, as it recorded some of the highest fuel economy numbers we've ever seen. Toss in decent [...]

2011-15 Ford Fiesta

Ford promotes the Fiesta as a sporty, upscale subcompact. In that regard, it hits the mark. When fitted with the automated-manual transmission, fuel economy may well top the class, but low-speed [...]

2012-15 Ford Focus

Focus is a sporty, fun-to-drive small car that's available with some unexpected high-end features, such as hands-free parallel parking. We prefer the manual transmission in this car, and kudos to [...]

2013-15 Ford C-MAX

C-MAX Hybrid is aimed squarely at Toyota's wildly successful Prius family, and it comes closer than any other hybrid to hitting the mark. Part of its appeal stems from the fact that the Hybrid [...]