Hatchbacks are compact, practical cars with very versatile interiors. Their unique body style offers more cargo space than sedans with the utility of small SUVs while costing less than both. Here are the hatchbacks with the largest cargo areas.
This hatchback offers superb fuel efficiency and excellent cargo space. In fact, it offers the most of any hatchback with the second row up. Fold the rear seats down, and it provides a positively enormous space for hauling cargo.
The Hyundai Ioniq ranks seconds in terms of storage space with the second row of seats up. It also has good reliability ratings, top safety ratings, and a long warranty. The interiors are attractive, but passenger space is limited.
This top-selling compact is safe, upscale, fuel-efficient, and fun to drive. It offers a ton of cargo space behind its second row. The split/folding rear seats amp up the Civics practicality rating as well.
Hyundai Elantra GT
The Hyundai Elantra GT has a lot of cargo space in its hatchback format. It also offers great gas mileage, outstanding reliability, a decent set of standard features, a comfortable ride, and easy-to-use tech.
This is the cheapest EV available in the U.S. market. It has impressive passenger space on both rows and a large cargo area behind its second row. The seats won’t fold completely flat, and that does limit its total capacity.
The Volkswagen Golf has a luxurious cabin, agile handling, and a long list of standard features. It has a lot of passenger space on both rows and more cargo space than most of its rivals.
Subaru Impreza Hatchback
The Subaru Impreza Hatchback has a lot of cargo space and excellent maximum storage capacity with its seats folded down as well. It comes with standard all-wheel drive and a full suite of high-tech safety systems.
Mazda 3 Hatchback
This small, sporty car has a surprising amount of cargo space in its hatchback version. It also has athletic handling, precise steering, a supple ride, a peppy engine, premium interiors, and user-friendly infotainment technology. It also has excellent crash safety ratings and comes standard with several active safety features.