From affordable commuters to cool pocket rockets, 2020 has given us a plethora of new and exciting hatchbacks. Here are the 10 best ones.The trend of introducing new and exciting hatchback models and trims to the market has continued for 2020, as we have gotten a myriad of amazing new models to choose from this year. So, as we’re about to enter into a new year, let’s count down the 10 best hatchbacks of 2020.
The Volkswagen Golf is an excellent ride that is spacious, well equipped, and easy to drive. This vehicle has three-engine options: petrol, diesel, and a hybrid. These engines are paired with either manual or automatic gearbox, which are referred to as DSG by Volkswagen.This reliable and refined beauty is offered in one standard trim, powered by a 1.4 inline-four engine that pushes 147 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. It’s one of the best affordable hatchbacks you can buy if you’re looking for an upscale interior experience and luxurious feel.
Affordable, contemporary, and sophisticated are the nomenclatures that best describe the five-door Kia Rio. The 2020 Kia Rio is a nimble and comfortable hatch that has one of the most fuel-efficient naturally aspirated engines that makes it ideal for the urban environment.
A brand-new, naturally aspirated 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a continuous variable transmission powers this beauty. This engine pushes 120 horsepower and 112 lb-ft of torque.New for the 2020 Kia Rio is also a cool 7-inch infotainment display in the interior, the with other features including power-adjustable seats, remote keyless entry, automatic halogen headlight, rearview camera, cruise control, and tire pressure monitoring.
Mazda’s fourth-generation Mazda 3 hatchback has received a gorgeous new visual update, but the car is still available as either a hatchback or sedan. Apart from the sporty look, the Mazda 3 has an upscale interior, and its 20 cubic feet cargo area gives it a more premium car feel than other compact rides. The car also has stellar reliability and performance reviews, ranking among the best hatchbacks on the market.The 2020 Mazda 3 features include dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless entry, a rear window wiper, and a black roof-mounted spoiler. A 2.5- liter inline-four engine that pushes 186 horsepower and 186 lb-ft of torque, powers this beauty.
The Honda Civic is an outstanding hot hatch that has decent handling, practicality, and an excellent safety rating. This makes it a strong contender in the compact segment The 2020 Honda Civic comes in five trims, the $21,750 LX, the $22,850 Sport, the $24,250 EX, the $25,450 Ex-L and at the top is the $28,150. A 1.5- liter turbo-four engine powers all the Civics.This Japanese beauty features a multi-angle rearview camera, cruise control, and Honda’s Honda Sensing suite of driver-assist technologies.
Hyundai Veloster N
The 2020 Veloster N is an adorable hot hatch that has a valiant exterior styling, rally – ready performance, and a more affordable price than its reckoned rivals do.The Veloster N has a drive mode selector that features four drive modes. The preset Eco, Normal, Sport, and N. Interestingly, the N Custom mode allows a driver to custom-tailor settings for the engine’s throttle response, steering weight, limited-slip diff, selectable engine rev-matching, stability control, exhaust, and standard adaptive dampers.
A turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that mates to six-speed manual transmission powers this beauty. This engine produces 250 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.