Just because you buy an affordable sedan doesn’t mean you want it to be loud! Here at Car Confections, we take a sound level reading for each subcompact car we review so that they can be ranked from quietest to loudest! That includes the most affordable vehicle in America, the 2023 Nissan Versa, as well as the 2023 Kia Rio. So which model is the quietest in the segment? Check out the list below to find out!

MYMake and ModelReading (in dB)Smile Rating
23Nissan Versa58.82
20Kia Rio592