Browse over 9,000 car reviews

Hatchbacks starting under $30k

Hatchbacks starting under $30k

Read More

Best Hatchbacks according to our experts

01.

Toyota Corolla

4
From

$25,395

The Corolla and hybrid technology almost seem made for each other, as Richard Berry discovers...

02.

Kia Cerato

3.5
From

$25,990

Small cars may be falling out of favour as the SUV wave continues to flood the local new car market. But there are still plenty of worthy contenders, and Kia has just upped the ante with a revised...

03.

Mazda 3

4
From

$26,340

Mazda predicts we'll be depending on combustion engines for a long time yet, so has somehow made the impossible happen with Skyactiv-X.

04.

Volkswagen Golf

4

At a once-in-a-lifetime turning point toward SUVs and electrification for car buyers globally, what does VW's long-running Beetle replacement still have to offer?

05.

Ford Focus

3.5

Ford's Focus redefined how good a hatchback could be over 20 years ago. It's still doing it, too. The Focus Active is an attempt to cash in on the ongoing sales dominance of SUVs without having to go...

Best Hatchbacks by Size

Best Hatchbacks by Category