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- Best Selling Small Cars: August 2008
Best Selling Small Cars: August 2008
August 2008 Sales: 30,052
Change vs. August 2007: 5.3%
MSRP: $15,205 - $20,755
Invoice: $14,021 - $19,111
Fuel Economy: 34 mpg Hwy/26 mpg City
The Honda Civic is one of the most reliable and popular economy compact sedans/coupes in its class. For years it has set the quality and performance standard for the affordable, compact car market. *Includes Hybrid Model
August 2008 Sales: 16,387
Change vs. August 2007: 23.4%
MSRP: $14,995 - $17,970
Invoice: $14,091 - $16,648
Fuel Economy: 35 mpg Hwy/24 mpg City
Small, economical, and fun, the 2009 Ford Focus is a smart choice for those looking for a compact car.
August 2008 Sales: 10,970
Change vs. August 2007: 4.4%
MSRP: $14,490 - $20,595
Invoice: $13,590 - $19,283
Fuel Economy: 32 mpg Hwy/24 mpg City
The Mazda3 is a premium compact car, exciting to drive and look at, and equipped with unexpected luxury features, all at a reasonable price. *Includes MazdaSpeed3
August 2008 Sales: 10,031
Change vs. August 2007: 13.8%
MSRP: $13,970 - $16,670
Invoice: $13,592 - $16,004
Fuel Economy: 33 mpg Hwy/24 mpg City
The Elantra is an economic compact car with handsome styling and nice lines. It's renowned in two areas, interior space and standard safety equipment.
August 2008 Sales: 9,207
Change vs. August 2007: 1.4%
MSRP: $16,140 - $20,570
Invoice: $15,275 - $19,181
Fuel Economy: 33 mpg Hwy/25 mpg City
The Sentra front-wheel drive 4-door sedan is a practical, roomy and economical car with several trims available to suit a person's needs.
August 2008 Sales: 8,015
Change vs. August 2007: -5.2%
MSRP: $12,990 - $16,210
Invoice: $12,539 - $15,634
Fuel Economy: 31 mpg Hwy/26 mpg City
The Versa is Nissan's entry-level car with the intention of attracting economy-minded buyers with its mileage, price and larger size than most other vehicles in its class.
August 2008 Sales: 6,243
Change vs. August 2007: 95.1%
MSRP: $15,400 - $20,000
Invoice: $14,630 - $19,000
Fuel Economy: 32 mpg Hwy/26 mpg City
The Vibe is popular for its combination of sporty styling and five-door hatchback functionality. For '09, this versatile performer has been redesigned, with interior and exterior enhancements, more power and available all-wheel drive.
August 2008 Sales: 6,170
Change vs. August 2007: -9.7%
MSRP: $13,200 - $16,100
Invoice: $12,630 - $15,050
Fuel Economy: 30 mpg Hwy/23 mpg City
If you're looking for strong value in a compact package, the Spectra should be on your shopping list. It represents one of the best values, with an impressive list of safety equipment for its modest price.
August 2008 Sales: 5,071
Change vs. August 2007: 15.4%
MSRP: $16,995 - $24,850
Invoice: $16,246 - $23,461
Fuel Economy: 27 mpg Hwy/20 mpg City
The Impreza has been redesigned for 2008. Featuring an all-new exterior appearance and new interior which has a higher level of fit and finish.
August 2008 Sales: 4,964
Change vs. August 2007: 53.5%
MSRP: $18,050 - $21,950
Invoice: $16,245 - $19,755
Fuel Economy: 37 mpg Hwy/28 mpg City
The MINI Cooper provides a satisfying combination of fun-to-drive performance, a distinctive bulldog appearance, and custom ordering of a variety of trim and color options at a very reasonable price. *Includes Cooper S
August 2008 Sales: 4,800
Change vs. August 2007: -25.1%
MSRP: $14,550 - $16,060
Invoice: $14,044 - $15,493
Fuel Economy: 33 mpg Hwy/27 mpg City
The Fit distinguishes itself from all other subcompacts with agile handling, zippy performance, and impressive practicality. A four-door hatchback, the Fit is amazingly comfortable, given its dimensions, even in the back seats.
August 2008 Sales: 4,484
Change vs. August 2007: -32%
MSRP: $17,000 - $17,000
Invoice: $16,150 - $16,150
Fuel Economy: 27 mpg Hwy/20 mpg City
The tC is a well-equipped yet affordable coupe that benefits from Toyota's attention to quality, durability and reliability. It is marketed towards the young first time buyer looking for a sporty and hip urban vehicle.
August 2008 Sales: 3,603
Change vs. August 2007: -26.9%
MSRP: $15,890 - $18,990
Invoice: $15,072 - $18,445
Fuel Economy: 29 mpg Hwy/21 mpg City
The Volkswagen Rabbit is a quick, fun to drive hatchback with typical high level German refinement.
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