7. 2014 Honda Civic Sedan
Unlike the Accord, only the Civic sedan received top safety marks from both agencies, coming equipped with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine as standard making 143 hp and 129 lb-ft of torque. When paired with a CVT, the Civic sedan gets a 30 mpg city, 39 mpg highway rating while the five-speed manual will get owners 28 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway. The 2014 Honda Civic LX sedan starts from $19,180.