10. 2017 Honda Fit – Starting Price: $16,090
The 2017 Honda Fit is among the top picks for compact cars. The cargo space is ample and versatile and the interior is spacious with comfortable seating. It seats 5 with a fuel economy of 29-33 MPG city and 36-40 highway. The materials used for the interior are impressive. The down side is that the car tends to be underpowered at higher speeds. There is also a high amount of road noise. The touch screen and infotainment system is a bit cumbersome. This car received an overall score of 8.9 out of 10. Performance is 9.4, reliability is 9.7, interior is 8.1 and safety is 8.5.