Top Rated Best Compact Sedans of 2018

We have rated and listed the Top Rated Best Compact Sedans for sale in 2018. The overall ratings are based on user reviews, general markets and expert opinions.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43

Also ranked 2 in Midsize Sedans

8.7/10

The all-new 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43 Sedan is here to wow luxury small car enthusiasts. Under its bonnet, the AMG C 43 4Matic Sedan packs a Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 3.0 L engine. Read more ...

Engine : V6
MPG : 23
HP : 362 hp @ 5550 rpm
2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 43
#1

2018 Audi A4

Also ranked 5 in Sedans

8.6/10

The 2018 Audi A4 is here to reinvigorate the compact luxury sedan segment with its punchy TFSI motors producing 190 hp and 252 hp coupled with an opulent cabin and exquisite looking exterior, making it one of the best choices for the segment. With th Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4 | V6
MPG : 24-31
HP : 190 hp @ 4200 rpm
2018 Audi A4
#2

2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63

Also ranked 3 in Midsize Sedans

8.6/10

The competition in the mid-size performance saloon consists of very heavy hitters like the Cadillac ATS-V, the performance version of the standard ATS Sedan, and the most recognizable name in the automotive industry, the BMW M3. Read more ...

Engine : V8
MPG : 20
HP : 469 hp @ 5500 rpm
2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63
#2

2018 Mazda 3

Also ranked 6 in Midsize Sedans

8.4/10

Mazda has smartly placed this car in the market. The engineers at Fuchu, Japan have worked really hard to ensure that the Mazda 3 remains the most powerful car among its Asian rivals like the Kia Forte, Toyota Corolla, and Hyundai Elantra.  Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4
MPG : 29-31
HP : 155 hp @ 6000 rpm
2018 Mazda 3
#3

2018 BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid Sedan

Also ranked 8 in Sedans

8.3/10

if you ever wanted to have the fun of driving a 3 Series but in a more environment friendly way, well BMW may have heard your prayers. The latest addition to their stable is the all new 2018 BMW 330-e Hybrid Sedan. This is a dual motor sedan starting Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4
MPG : 30
HP : 184 hp @ 5000 rpm
2018 BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid Sedan
#4

2018 Audi RS 3

Also ranked 1 in Subcompact Sedans

8.3/10

The 2018 Audi RS3 has been improved with a sports exhaust system to make it sound better and to get its top speed increased to 174 mph, this makes us happy. We were quite happy with the RS3 as it was with the 2.5 liter turbocharged engine making 400h Read more ...

Engine : Inline 5
MPG : 22
HP : 400 hp @ 7000 rpm
2018 Audi RS 3
#4

2018 BMW M3 CS Sedan

Also ranked 6 in Midsize Sedans

8.3/10

While the standard BMW M3 is a perfect amalgamation of practicality and performance, the special edition M3 CS is tuned more towards the aggressive side. The sedan carries the same 3.0-liter turbocharged engine as the M3, but the fine-tuning catering Read more ...

Engine : Inline 6
MPG : 19
HP : 453 hp @ 6250 rpm
Starting Price

$98,250

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2018 BMW M3 CS Sedan
#4

2018 Honda Civic

Also ranked 9 in Sedans

8.2/10

The 2018 Honda Civic sedan is a part of the 10th gen, introduced in 2016. With no major changes to the 2018 Civic, Honda keeps its compact sedan mostly unchanged. This in no way reduces the relevancy of the sedan Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4
MPG : 32-36
HP : 158 hp @ 6500 rpm
2018 Honda Civic
#5

2018 Audi A3

Also ranked 2 in Subcompact Sedans

8.2/10

Available as a sedan or a convertible, the Audi A3 Sedan is one of the cheaper offerings by the luxury brand. The A3 is intended as an affordable luxury sedan, and has a genuine performance and drive feel inherited from the more accomplished models o Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4 | Inline 5
MPG : 22-29
HP : 186 hp @ 4400 rpm
2018 Audi A3
#5

2018 BMW 3 Series

Also ranked 9 in Sedans

8.2/10

BMW 3 series meanwhile comes with minor changes this year. The sixth generation the 3 series is still BMW’s bestselling model. The 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine is offered as standard across all trim levels. Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4 | Inline 6
MPG : 25-28
HP : 180 hp @ 5000 rpm
2018 BMW 3 Series
#5

2018 Audi S3

Also ranked 2 in Subcompact Sedans

8.2/10

The 2018 Audi S3 is the sporty version of Audi's entry-level sedan, A3. The S3 couples A3's style and ease of drive with a powerful engine. Although S3 doesn't have an engine that's as powerful as BMW M240i or Mercedes-Benz AMG CLA45, it makes up for Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4
MPG : 24-25
HP : 292 hp @ 5400 rpm
2018 Audi S3
#5

2018 BMW M3

Also ranked 7 in Midsize Sedans

8.2/10

BMW continues to produce the sedan variant of M3 since the late 90s for the American market. The sedan is packed under the hood with a 3.0L twin-Turbo engine capable of churning out 425hp and 406lb-ft of torque. The M badge in the name improves the p Read more ...

Engine : Inline 6
MPG : 20
HP : 425 hp @ 5500 rpm
Starting Price

$66,500

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2018 BMW M3
#5

2018 Hyundai Elantra

Also ranked 10 in Sedans

8.1/10

If you are looking for a vehicle packed to the brim with tech features but are not willing to spend much for it, check out the new Hyundai Elantra. Apart from this, the Elantra has handsome looks and has a bucket load of modern safety features. Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4
MPG : 25-35
HP : 128 hp @ 5500 rpm
2018 Hyundai Elantra
#6

2018 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe

Also ranked 10 in Sedans

8.1/10

German luxury automakers are as of now the experts of making new niche out of conventional body styles. The 2018 BMW 4 series Gran Coupe is based on the 3 series sedan which offers an uncommon mix of coupe-like styling, four-door adaptability and the Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4 | Inline 6
MPG : 25-27
HP : 248 hp @ 5200 rpm
2018 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe
#6

2018 Kia Stinger

Also ranked 9 in Midsize Sedans

8/10

The South Korean automaker have taken a significant step with the Kia Stinger. The GT Trim boasts a 365 horsepower V6 engine that sends power to all the wheels and also adds refined and plush interior, enough to take on its German rivals. Price for t Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4 | V6
MPG : 20-25
HP : 255 hp @ 6200 rpm
2018 Kia Stinger
#7

2018 Jaguar XE

Also ranked 10 in Midsize Sedans

8/10

The new Jaguar XE is a direct competition to 2018 models of Audi A4, BMW 3-series, and the Mercedes Benz C Class. It is really hard to compete with these brands but Jaguar is no joke when it comes to delivering what consumers want. Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4 | V6
MPG : 24-29
HP : 247 hp @ 5500 rpm
2018 Jaguar XE
#7

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Also ranked 9 in Midsize Sedans

8/10

A German saloon with three star emblem, a luxuriously appointed interior, a ride quality as soothing as a warm bath and supple but strong powertrain. Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4
MPG : 26-27
HP : 241 hp @ 5550 rpm
2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
#7

2018 BMW 3 Series diesel Sedan

Also ranked 11 in Sedans

8/10

The engine has been redesigned and now the turbocharged cylinder puts out 255 mated to 8-speed automatic transmission. Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4
MPG : 34-36
HP : 180 hp @ 4000 rpm
2018 BMW 3 Series diesel Sedan
#7

2018 Volvo S60 Cross Country Sedan

Also ranked 9 in Midsize Sedans

8/10

Volvo over-boosts the turbo so the five cylinders produce 295 pound-feet of torque for the first ten seconds i.e when the transmission gears two through six. Between supremely comfortable seats and the ride quality, the S60 Cross Country is a terrifi Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4
MPG : 25
HP : 240 hp @ 5600 rpm
2018 Volvo S60 Cross Country Sedan
#7

2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia

Also ranked 10 in Midsize Sedans

7.9/10

Like a good opera, Italian cars are distinguished by passion, triumph, and tragedy in equal measures and it's unheard of for fans to end a journey in tears – sometimes tears of joy, sometimes not. Read more ...

Engine : Inline 4
MPG : 26-27
HP : 280 hp @ 5200 rpm
2018 Alfa Romeo Giulia
#8
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