Don’t miss the quality, value, and fun that you deserve! The hottest Chevy compact cars are small in size but large in performance, fuel economy, and standard features, perfect for individuals, couples, and small families. In addition to superior handling and plenty of get up and go, these compacts provide quiet and comfortable cabins, a surprising amount of cargo space, and tech features to help everyone stay connected. Best of all, these compacts won’t bust the budget! The top Chevy compacts include the 2019 Chevy Cruze, 2019 Chevy Malibu, 2019 Chevy Sonic, and the 2019 Chevy Trax. See why Chevy is among the world’s premier builders of fun, stylish cars at affordable prices.

The Best Chevy Compacts

  • 2019 Chevy Cruze
  • 2019 Chevy Malibu
  • 2019 Chevy Sonic
  • 2019 Chevy Trax

2019 Chevy Cruze

The 2019 Chevy Cruze has been updated with a fresh new look, whether drivers choose the hatchback or the sedan. Powered with a 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine (153 horsepower and 177 pound-feet of torque), the Cruze comes in five trim levels: L, LS, LT, Diesel and Premier. Base options on the L include automatic headlights, remote locking and unlocking, air conditioning, 60/40-split folding rear seatbacks, Bluetooth, a four-speaker audio system with two USB ports, OnStar (with 4G LTE connectivity and Wi-Fi hotspot), a rearview camera, a 7-inch central touchscreen and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone app integration. With excellent handling, a comfortable and spacious cabin, and an EPA-estimated 37 miles per gallon, the 2019 Cruze delivers no matter where drivers are headed. The MSRP for the 2019 Chevy Cruze is $17,995 for the base model, topping out at around $25,000.


  • Exterior redesigned
  • Impressive standard features
  • Starting price is $17,995

2019 Chevy Malibu

Like the newest Chevy Cruze, the 2019 Chevy Malibu has been refreshed for the current year, with new front and rear styling, continuously variable automatic transmission, and upgraded standard features. The CVT is combined with a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine (160 hp and 184 pound-feet of torque) for all four trim levels: L, LS, RS, and LT. The base model’s standard features include keyless entry and ignition, a backup camera, air conditioning, and an 8-inch touchscreen system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, along with OnStar. While the Malibu gets impressive fuel economy at 26 miles per gallon combined, the latest Malibu is most popular for the comfortable cabin. The interior is quiet, the ride is smooth, and the seats are roomy. Prices for the 2019 Chevy Malibu range from $22,090 for the base model to $31,820.


  • Refreshed inside and out
  • Comfortable cabin and smooth ride
  • Price starts at $22,090

2019 Chevy Sonic

The 2019 Chevy Sonic is a subcompact delivers on its promises, with plenty of power, utility, and standard features. The turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine offers a respectable 138 horsepower and 148 pound-feet of torque, along with an impressive 31 miles per gallon combined fuel efficiency. The Sonic comes in three trim levels: LS, LT, and Premier. The LS comes with a rearview camera, remote locking and unlocking, 60/40-split folding rear seat, a 7-inch touchscreen, Bluetooth, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay compatibility, two USB ports, and GM’s Onstar, which includes a 4G LTE connection and Wi-Fi hotspot. There’s plenty of headroom and legroom in both the front and the back, and an impressive amount of space in the trunk for cargo at 14.9-cubic-feet. Starting at $15,420, the 2019 Sonic is a fun ride that won’t break the bank.


  • Most trunk space in its class
  • Three trim levels
  • Starting price: $15,420

2019 Chevy Trax

The 2019 Trax is a subcompact crossover with plenty to offer when compared with the Crosstrek and HR-V. The 2019 Trax comes in three trim levels: LS, LT, and Premier. The base level provides keyless entry, automatic headlights, a rearview camera, a 60/40-split folding rear seat and air conditioning. Tech standard features include OnStar communications with a 4G LTE connection and a Wi-Fi hotspot, the Chevy MyLink infotainment system with a 7-inch touchscreen interface, Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and two USB ports. All trims are powered by a turbocharged 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine with 138 horsepower and 148 ft-lb of torque combined with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive. The EPA-estimated 28 miles per gallon combined make the Trax an awesome compact vehicle no matter where you’re headed. The starting price for the 2019 Chevy Trax is $21,300.


  • Front-wheel drive comes standard
  • Starting price of $21,300
  • Good fuel economy


If you need a quick, comfortable, and affordable ride, check out these 2019 Chevy compacts before it’s too late!