New Hatchbacks Looking for Used Hatchbacks?

Compared to their sedan counterparts, hatchbacks offer more flexible cargo capacity using a wide rear hatch that opens up to the car's interior, rather than a trunk.

New Car Spotlight


Buyer’s Guide Videos

Other Buyer’s Guides You Might Like
Check out other guides for expert reviews, photos, videos and more.
See all categories

Latest Hatchback News

2017 Hyundai Accent Value Edition Revealed

Offering a step-up for price-conscious buyers, Hyundai is expanding the 2017 Accent family with a new Value Edition. Based on the SE Sedan, this latest addition to the subcompact Accent backs its 137-horsepower/1.6-liter 4-cylinder engine with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Mechanical upgrades on the Value Edition include rear disc brakes along with 16 Read more...

2018 Ford Fiesta Previewed in Europe

The wraps have come off of the next Ford Fiesta in Cologne, Germany. While the vehicles pictured here are all international spec, this new iteration provides a look at the upcoming U.S. Fiesta expected to launch sometime late next year as a 2018 model. The automaker promised the Fiesta will offer better overall comfort and convenience as well as superior Read more...

You know that phrase about patience being rewarded? Turns out it's as applicable to cars as it is to finally chowing down on a long-braised stew. The satisfying element here isn't beef chuck but the all-new Honda Civic Hatchback. Yes, the Civic is now available as a hatchback, and for those not quite up on their Honda history, that's where our patience-as Read more...

Introducing a stylish touch to complement its versatility, the facelifted 2017 Nissan Versa Note debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The modest makeover on this spacious subcompact 5-door hatch starts with a bolder fascia incorporating Nissan’s “V-Motion” grille design. That signature element is now flanked by more contemporary-looking halogen headlamps. Read more...

A mid-cycle update to the 2018 Volkswagen Golf was announced in Europe showing visual and mechanical enhancements that will largely parallel those coming to America next year. However, some of the elements are being pulled forward onto the upcoming iteration of the longer-range VW eGolf slated to make its global debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show before Read more...

We’ve waited a long time for the Ford Focus RS to finally make it to these shores. A Euro-only offering for three decades, the best-ever Rally Sport version of the automaker’s popular subcompact hatch offers a 350-horsepower 4-cylinder engine, trick AWD system and sporty chassis that takes it to a new level of performance. Our encounter with the RS didn’t Read more...