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Compact sporty
1st place: Volkswagen GTI/R32
2nd place: Saturn Sky
3rd place: Scion tC

GTI and R32 owners loved the cars' engines and transmissions.

But the biggest thing that set this car apart from others in this segment was storage space, something often lacking in small sports cars.

NEXT: Premium sporty

Last updated June 26 2008: 1:53 PM ET
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