Small cars are all the rage, these days. With gas prices on the rise again, demand for smaller vehicles is growing. They're more affordable and cheaper to fill up than a big, gas-guzzling sport utility vehicle. Small cars are easy to drive and a cinch to park - even in crowded shopping malls and grocery stores it's simple to manoeuvre around. Don't worry about safety, either - many have received top crash test results from the U.S. Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). A small car doesn't have to be boring or bland - there's no need to sacrifice style or comfort. These latest small cars are fashionable, fun, and functional. - Petrina Gentile, MSN Autos