Price: $18,825 (4-dr)
EPA Fuel Economy(City/Hwy): 21/29
Crash tests: 4 stars frontal, 5 stars side (4-dr); Good frontal offset, Good side
The Rabbit standard five-cylinder engine provides peppy performance. Stability control, anti-lock brakes and front side airbags–things you often have to elect as options in this price class–are all standard. Rear-seat side airbags, not normally available on smaller cars, are optional.