JD Power’s 5 Best Compact & Small Cars of 2022

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Historically, compact cars have been a popular option, especially in large cities. With gasoline prices on the rise, even Americans who love SUVs and trucks are looking to downsize to smaller, more fuel-efficient cars to save money at the pump. Are you considering a new compact car? If so, here are JD Power’s five best compact and small cars of 2022 to help you narrow your search.

Nissan Sentra

2022 Nissan Sentra | Mike Ditz Photo for Nissan Motor Corporation

The Nissan Sentra takes JD Power’s top spot among the small cars of 2022. This compact sedan strikes a perfect balance between the efficiency of a fuel-efficient car and the amenities of a luxury car, distinguishing it from rivals in its class.