The compact car, identified as a small car in Europe, falls between the mid-size and the sub-compact vehicles. Typically a Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Chrysler PT Cruiser and the Audi A3 fall into the compact category. The compact can be a hatchback, two- and four-door model and a sports compact.
What economy car means?
Economy car is a term mostly used in the United States for cars designed for low-cost purchase and operation. Typical economy cars are small (compact or subcompact), lightweight, and inexpensive to buy.
Is a Corolla a compact car?
The Toyota Corolla (Japanese: トヨタ・カローラ Toyota Karōra) is a line of subcompact and compact cars manufactured by Toyota. Introduced in 1966, the Corolla was the best-selling car worldwide by 1974 and has been one of the best-selling cars in the world since then.