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Hatchbacks starting under $50k

Our best hatchback under $50k picks

1.
Audi A3

What we like

  • Most practical Audi A3
  • Comfortable ride
  • Great, fuel-efficient three cylinder engine

What we don't

  • Seats can be uncomfortable over long periods
  • Limited rear legroom
  • Small back doors may make entry and exit a tad tricky

2.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class

What we like

  • More power
  • More toys
  • More standard equipment

What we don't

  • More money
  • No manual transmissions
  • The AMG-Petronas paint scheme on the Motorsport Edition

3.
BMW 1 series

What we like

  • Great straight-six turbo engine in M140i
  • Excellent handling and performance in 125i
  • Five-door hatch practicality

What we don't

  • Awkward looking
  • No advanced safety technology

4.
Mercedes-Benz B-Class

What we like

  • Driving position
  • Practicality

What we don't

  • Laggy transmission
  • Lethargic engine stop-start

5.
BMW 2 Series

What we like

  • Slick exterior styling
  • Inline six brings great performance

What we don't

  • Outdated interior styling
  • Misses out on advanced safety features