52 NEW CARS CR.ORG/CARS ⁄ Miles-per-gallon equivalent (MPGe). € Miles per gallon while running on gas engine.
Make & Model Overall Score Price ResultsSurvey Test Results Highs Lows
SPORTS/SPORTY CARS UNDER $40,000 Continued
Autobahn^69 $31,730^205082 29
Agility, seat comfort, quiet cabin,
hatchback versatility. Reliability.
Fiat 124 Spider
Lusso^64 $29,985^203076 31
Agility, manual shifter, fuel
economy, easy manual top.
Ride, noise, tight quarters, access,
cumbersome infotainment system.
(^59) $33,080 20 40 76 25 Handling, braking, interior details. Reliability, rear seat, noise, raspy engine sound.
Premium^53 $29,742^103075 26
Acceleration, cornering grip, brak-
ing, four-door practicality, visibility.
Reliability, ride, constant engine
drone, stiff clutch, clunky shifter,
Fiat 500 Abarth 45 $26,050 10 20 66 28 Invigorating exhaust sound, agility, braking.
Reliability, noise, ride, driving position,
controls, tiny rear seat and cargo
area, rear visibility, turning circle.
WAGONS (ALL-WHEEL DRIVE)
Alltrack SE^86 $32,515^403089 25
Handling, ride, braking, visibility,
controls, standard AEB. None.
0! Toyota Sienna XLE^78 $38,424 40 40 79 21
Ride, interior space and flexibility,
rear seat, reliability, standard AEB.
Transmission smoothness, agility, fit
and finish, too easy to turn off DRL.
0! Kia Sedona EX^74 $34,795 50 30 70 20
Powertrain, second-row comfort, fit
and finish, reliability.
Clumsy handling, stiff ride, lacks
expected minivan flexibility
Hybrid Platinum^62 $48,380^104088
Interior space, ride, quietness,
Uconnect 8.4 infotainment system,
access, fuel economy.
Reliability, Hybrid loses Stow ‘n Go
Touring L^60 $38,245^104085 21
Interior space and flexibility,
ride, quietness, Uconnect 8.4
infotainment system, access.
Reliability, coarse-sounding engine.
Caravan SXT^59 $37,295^302072 17
Ride, quietness, foldaway
second-row seats, cargo flexibility.
Poor IIHS small overlap crash-test
results, fuel economy, cornering
limits, unrefined transmission, radio
EX-L^58 $40,300^104082 22
Ride, quietness, interior room and
flexibility, kid-friendly tech. Reliability, unintuitive gear selector.
Premium^87 $25,905^504087 29
Ride, braking, controls, fuel
Acceleration, engine noise, driver’s
seat short on lumbar support.
Hyundai Kona SEL
(2.0L)^73 $25,025^403071 26
Agility, braking, controls, fuel
economy, standard AEB. Ride, noise, acceleration.
Sport SV^68 $25,655^302072 26
Access, fuel economy, controls,
Acceleration, rear-seat comfort,
0! Honda HR-V LX^67 $22,045 40 20 66 29
Fuel economy, roomy interior,
storage, secure handling.
Ride, noise, acceleration, front-seat
comfort, rear door handles.
Ford EcoSport SES
(2.0L)^58 $28,130^302061 24
Handling agility, easy controls,
Ride, noise, acceleration, cargo
space, transmission, no AEB offered.
Touring^58 $25,800^302064 28
Handling, fuel economy, standard
Noise, tight rear seat and cargo
room, visibility, ride with 18-inch
Latitude^44 $27,525^202056 24 Styling, upscale features.
Reliability, ride, transmission,
visibility, front-seat comfort, grabby
brakes, idle vibration.
Chevrolet Trax LT 43 $25,560 20 20 55 25 Easy to park, decent room within a small footprint.
Reliability, acceleration, ride, engine
noise, rear visibility, front seats,
fussy to use touch-screen radio.
Fiat 500X Easy 35 $26,600 10 10 50 23 Maneuverability, upscale features.
Reliability, ride, transmission, noise,
idle vibration, touchy brake pedal,
visibility, front-seat comfort.
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