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Previously Featured Top Hatchbacks

Popular among drivers looking for better fuel economy and space-saving versatility, hatchbacks are a great option. Whether you prefer a three-door or five-door vehicle, high-end or low price, here are the top hatchbacks previously featured on GAYOT's list of the best.

Top 10 Hatchbacks

Scion iM

Ford Focus Titanium

Hyundai Veloster R-Spec

Nissan Versa Note

Mitsubishi Mirage

Subaru Impreza WRX 5-Door

Chevrolet Sonic LTZ


Hyundai Veloster Turbo

Kia Soul

Audi A3 TDI

Fiat 500L

Volkswagen Beetle

Nissan Versa

Toyota Matrix

Kia Rio 5-Door

Scion tC

Hyundai Accent

Mazda 3

Volvo C30 R-Design
Volvo's entry into the small car market is sure to catch the eye of younger buyers thanks to its cool, sporty design; however, this hatch offers more than just fun and frivolity. With great fuel economy and impressive safety features, the C30 R-Design is a smart choice for those looking for both performance and practicality.

A three-quarter front view of a white 2011 Volvo C30 R-Design

A side view of a silver 2010 Audi A3 2.0 TFSI

Audi A3 2.0 TFSI
The Audi A3 is a well-equipped hatch for luxury-lovers who enjoy taking the occasional hairpin turn at break-neck speeds. While the starting price is considerably higher than your average compact and enviable options add up fast, the A3 nonetheless succeeds in proving that sporty hatchbacks aren’t just for high school kids anymore.

Lexus CT 200h
Sharing much of the same hybrid technology with the Toyota Prius, the Lexus CT 200h hybrid hatchback elevates eco-friendly driving to the luxury sport level with its smart and sleek design and performance-oriented adjustable drivetrain.

A side view of a 2011 Lexus CT 200h

A side view of a red 2011 Kia Forte SX 5-Door

Kia Forte SX 5-Door
Available as a five-door hatchback for the first time, the latest iteration of the Kia Forte offers the same great value as the sporty compact sedan with the added bonus of an extra 4.7 cubic feet of cargo space.

Range Rover Evoque Coupe
Blurring the lines between crossover and coupe, the all-new Evoque is Range Rover's smallest, sportiest SUV to date. Available in either a three-door or five-door model, the Evoque features bold styling and a lively, 240-horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder that makes driving about town a blast.

A side view of a 2012 Range Rover Evoque Coupe in the mountains above Vancouver, Canada

Top 10 Hatchbacks