compact car

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Noun1.compact car - a small and economical carcompact car - a small and economical car    
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
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The race to assess the ( car with the best speed had three performance compact cars to compete. 
New Delhi: South Korean auto major Kia Motors will launch one model every six months once it starts selling vehicles in India from mid-2019 but is not considering the high-volume compact cars segment, a top company official said Tuesday.
The family of compact cars from Mercedes-Benz continues to grow with news that the A-Class sedan will be launched at the end of this year.
The agency drew criticisms for its plan to bar hatchbacks and compact cars from being accredited as TNVS.
Auto Business News-December 14, 2017--Hyundai Motor Company and Kia Motors Corporation recalls compact cars in US
"This open-top Volkswagen enhances the world of compact cars with a completely new attitude to automotive life", said Dr Herbert Diess, of Volkswagen.
As Mercedes-Benz's first production location for compact cars in the NAFTA [North American Free Trade Agreement] region, it will also significantly enlarge our footprint here.
In addition to fulfilling fuel efficiency and dynamic performance expectations, the layout has been optimised and various technologies used to reduce weight in order to meet the rigorous size and weight requirements specific to compact cars.
24 -- India may be losing out its sheen as a global hub for exporting compact cars, but manufacturers aren't ready to give up on the country just yet.
said Wednesday it will build a second factory in Brazil to start production of compact cars in 2015, aiming to double its annual capacity in the country to 240,000 units.
Summary: Japan's number two carmaker Nissan said it would recall some 841,000 compact cars worldwide due to a steering wheel problem.