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Top 9 Best Compact Cars in 2015

"Ford Focus ST 2015"

With too many cars occupying the busy streets, it has become very essential to bank upon the compact cars. Car manufacturers are trying their best to provide compact versions of their famous cars. The year 2015 has a delightfully compact surprise for those who are looking to bring home a small hatch back car.

Here is a list of 9 Best compact cars that are going to be seen in the year 2015.

9. Toyota Yaris:

After a decade of pride, the Toyota Yaris is going to make yet another grand entry with the New Year. The all new Yaris will have its second restyling with revised looks inside and out, a quieter cabin, a fuel-efficient engine, and all the versatility that comes with the three- and five-door versions.

Best Compact cars 2015: Toyota Yaris
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The 2015 Yaris will have a inline-4 1.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine that is quite playful and completely youth centric and it will have a 5 speed transmission that would produce 106 HP at 6000 RPM. Although the yaris had a few complaints in the recent past in the United States (regarding the NHV levels inside the cabin) the new Yaris comes with a rejuvenated look and style. The interiors on this car feel quite premium and up market and surprisingly maintains a low price tag. The yaris will be available with three trim models and two body lengths, giving the customer a varied choice of this customizable hatchback vehicle.  This hatchback will delightfully give its owner 30 MPG mileage in the city and 37 MPG on the highway. You can own this 103 torque producing machine at a great starting price of $ 14430*/-

Toyota Yaris holds the 9th position in our list of Best Compact cars of 2015.

8. Chevrolet Spark 2015:

Although this is the tiniest looking Chevrolet, the Spark 2015 is a great compact car that is tiny in size but powerful. This is a 5 door hatchback and has ample headroom for four adults; its stylish looks are appealing and its technological abundance compensates for its size. With great interiors as well as an inbuilt Wi-Fi connection and a huge screen that brings entertainment on board, this car will be a perfect match to those who like compact cars. The car will be powered by a 1.2 L I4 engine and all the models will have front wheel drive along with a 5 speed manual transmission. This car would give you an estimated mileage of 31 MPG in the city and 39 MPG on the highway. The car would also feature StabiliTrak, stability control system with Brake Assist, Traction control, Hill Start Assist and safety features that include; Air bags, dual-stage, frontal, driver and right-front passenger, Air bags, thorax side-impact seat-mounted, side-front and rear,  Head curtain, side-front and rear outboard seating Airbags, knee, driver and front passenger Airbags, OnStar Directions and Connections plan, LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for Children) as well as Tire Pressure Monitoring system for a starting price tag of $ 12270*/- & it holds the 8th slot in our list of Best Compact cars of 2015.

7. Volkswagen GTI 2015:

Volkswagen is set to launch its seventh-generation GTI with beautiful plaid-cloth-upholstered roots. The new model will come in three as well as five door hatchback versions with a 1.8 liter four-cylinder engine with 192 HP2 liter direct injected turbo four base engine with 210 HP and VW’s dual-clutch automatic would be optional, the car will have a 6 speed manual (auto optional) transmission and will be capable to reach a top speed of 148 mph. The base model would carry a price tag of $ 25215. This awesome car sits at the 7th position in our list of Best compact cars of 2015. [caption id="attachment_3356" align="aligncenter" width="1280"]Volkswagen GTI 2015 Best Compact cars Image Source: www.caranddriver.com[/caption] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qlthvzuyaas 6. Scion IQ 2015: With a price tag of $ 17,100, the Scion IQ micro car is pretty big on value that is definitely not a car suited for adults, but this youth focused car does not compromise on safety and comes with 11 standard airbags, a rigid cabin, energy absorbing body structure, ABS disc/drum brakes and vehicle stability control. This car has additional features that include keyless entry, power windows, air conditioning, tilt steering, halogen headlamps, a 6-speaker audio system with steering wheel controls and Bluetooth connectivity, heated power side mirrors, tire pressure monitor, electric power steering and a multi-information display. This 3 door hatchback car is powered by a 1.3L inline 4 that makes 94 hp and 89 lb.-ft. of torque and is coupled to a continuously variable transmission (CVT) you can also personalize your IQ with additional fog lamps, a hood deflector, rear spoiler and premium audio system with navigation. Now this is definitely a great deal. All these amazing features takes this car to the 6th position in our list of Best Compact cars of 2015. [caption id="attachment_3357" align="aligncenter" width="1920"]Scion IQ 2015: Best Compact cars Image Source: www.youtube.com[/caption] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1kUSeRD2ss 5. 2015 Mini Paceman: Stylish interiors, Commodious space and practical five-door body that is space enough for five, the Paceman looks swoopy and quite exclusive. Ever since it made its appearance at the Beijing Auto Show, the 2015 Paceman looks fabulous. [caption id="attachment_3358" align="aligncenter" width="652"]Best compact cars 2015: Mini Paceman Image Source: allcarsmode.com[/caption] This refreshed version comes with peppy new colors, 17-inch wheel design in silver or fancy silver anthracite, LED fog lamps with integrated DRLs, and a newly optional black exterior trim package. Like the usual Mini’s the paceman will have an abundance of infotainment and connectivity options and will come in three different power train options. The 121-hp base model181-hp S model and the excitable 208 Hp John Cooper Works model with 6 speed manual and auto transmission (optional) and the base model will carry a price tag of $ 24000*/- This evergreen Mini holds the 5th position in our list of Best compact cars of 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgEWSgpfCxM 4. 2015 Mini Cooper Hardtop: Another mini you wouldn’t want to miss out on, the quirky and stylish Cooper Hard Top 2015( 2 door and 4 door versions) has nimble handling along with a lot of excitement happening under its shiny bonnet. The 2 liter turbo four cylinder engine that produces 189 HP along with six-speed manual and auto transmission provides great stability and control. The bold looking mini would cost around $ 22000. The fine tuned mini will definitely make you feel like a queen/king with its visual excitement, circular ring LEDtemperature-change indicators HVAC settings as well as a secondary tachometer during normal driving. This BMW powered car has the latest technology within and a front wheel drive architecture that would drive you happy. This version of he Mini holds the 4th slot in our list of Best Compact cars of 2015 [caption id="attachment_3359" align="aligncenter" width="1280"]Best compact cars 2015: Mini Cooper Hardtop Image Source: www.autoblog.com[/caption] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sqgc7BbGaHs 3. Nissan Leaf: Presenting the pretty looking Nissan Leaf 2015, the all electric five-passenger, five-door compact hatchback that is claimed to be the world's first affordable, zero-emission car. The Leaf is powered by an 80 kW electric motor along with a 24kWh lithium powered-ion battery pack that lasts from around 100 miles on a charge. Along with fuel efficiency, the Leaf also features a navigation system, six-speaker audio system with CD/USB/AUX and satellite radio, Bluetooth phone system, Bose audio system, around view monitor, Intelligent keyless entry, push button start, automatic climate control, 60/40 folding rear seats and cruise control including a few safety features that include six airbags, active front head restraints, stability and traction control, security system and front belt pre-tensioners are all standard. LED head and taillights provide safe lighting as well as using less power than incandescent bulbs. This car will have 1-spd auto transmission with front wheel drive and gives a mileage of 126 mpg in the city and 101 on the highway (impressive!!) the leaf would cost you $ 27,486 (base model). This car holds the 3rd position in our list of Best Compact cars of 2015. [caption id="attachment_3360" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Nissan Leaf: 2015 Best Compact cars Image Source: 2015electriccar.com[/caption] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLli4B3TV_g 2. Ford Focus ST: The stunning Ford Focus 2015 packs a 2 liter turbo four with 252 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque driving through a six-speed manual to the front wheels, the new Focus ST comes with new front suspension setup along with a new electric power-assisted steering rack that handles quite well in most conditions. With new and improved looks, redesigned front and rear side fascias as well as HID and LED lighting, 18-inch wheels and new consoles, standard rear view camera, heated steering wheel and eight way power driver seat, this hatch is one of the hot favorites. The Focus ST will carry a price tag of $ 25000*/- This stunning beauty holds the 2nd position in our list of Best compact cars of 2015. [caption id="attachment_3362" align="aligncenter" width="1280"]Ford Focus ST 2015: Best compact cars Image Source: blog.caranddriver.com[/caption] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qRFZ0qvRoE 1. Honda Fit: If you are looking for an exciting companion that is more than the ordinary car, look no further because the Honda Fit is an exciting addition to the Honda family and is fit enough to grace your garage. The 1.5 -liter four-cylinder makes 130 hp; a slick-shifting six-speed manual is standard, while a CVT is optional. This Subcompact car carries a price tag of $ 15,525 and comes in three variants; LX, EX and EX-L and can accommodate 5 people. The Fit has a great mileage too (33 city / 41 Highway) it also has a 7 inch Display with pinch and swipe touch screen and various other exciting technological upgrades. [caption id="attachment_3363" align="aligncenter" width="2048"]Honda Fit 2015: Best compact cars Image Source: www.motortrend.com[/caption] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78EOJR4aOfQ And this cars holds the 1st position in our list of Best compact cars of 2015 🙂    

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