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Top 7 Sporty Hatchbacks to Get Excited About in 2022

2022 is looking to be the year of the hatchback! We look at just 7 of the best sporty hatchbacks that we are excited to see in the 2022 model lineup

Every year is a thrilling experience for automotive enthusiasts all over the world. They get to experience new, more powerful, refined, comfortable, and fuel-efficient car models. 2021 was a slow year when it came to significant vehicle releases in Canada. However, car enthusiasts are more excited than ever to see what 2022 has in store for them. 

2022 Toyota Corolla

Commuters and young drivers will enjoy driving the 2022 Toyota Corolla Hatchback. Thanks to its manual transmission and standard safety features, this Corolla is fun to drive.

Available in 3 trim levels, the Toyota Corolla Hatchback is a 5-seater automobile. Its hatchback relies on the Corolla platform to provide an easy means of daily transit with an impressive pinch of style. The most popular design of this vehicle is the SE CVT, which comes with Front Wheel Drive and a 2.0 I4 engine. With this vehicle, you will enjoy 6.1L/100KM while on the highway and 7.9L/100KM while in the city.

If you are looking for satisfaction and sensibility as you drive, the Toyota Corolla Hatchback is an ideal option. The vehicle comes with a powerful yet economical motor, a stylish design, best-in-safety tech, and a sleek exterior with a classic hatch.

2022 Toyota Corolla Hatchback


2022 Volkswagen Golf


The Volkswagen Golf features supple driving dynamic, a handsome cabin, and plenty of cargo room. What Volkswagen likes to call "the leader of the hatch-pack" The 2022 Golf has two trim levels called the Comfortline and Highline, they share the same engine which is a 1.4L I4 Turbo engine but the option to choose between manual or automatic and 6-speed or 8-speed transmissions. This Golf delivers an estimated 6.3L/100KM while on the highway and 8.2L/100KM while in the city and has lots of feature configuration options to choose from like heated seats, panoramic sunroof and seating customizations.

The most popular model of this vehicle is the Golf GTI which has been redesigned for 2022. With this car, you get to enjoy German efficiency and refinement at its best. This car boasts good handling, versatility, and sleek design, making it an impressive all-around vehicle for daily use.

2022 Volkswagen Golf hatchback

2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV


The Remodelled 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV is a top-notch EV. Featuring a reduced-price tag, fun, and comfortable driving dynamics, and a class-leading range being able to reach 418km, this hatchback will be one of the most cost-effective and delightful electric cars on the road.

the Bolt EV is a 5-seater vehicle with a Front Wheel Drive and Electric Engine. The car is also very comfortable as it contains ample space for each passenger, even when at total carrying capacity. This car is packed with new features and multiple digital displays on the dashboard.

2022 White Chevrolet Bolt EV

2022 Hyundai Ioniq


Among the impressive features of the Ioniq are the ultra-effective powertrains that make it one of the most eco-friendly cars on earth. Due to its similar design and usability to non-hybrids, those who would like to switch from traditional vehicles can easily do so while improving the health of their environment. It is also worthy to note that Ioniq has a class-leading warranty and best-in-class safety tech to sweeten the deal further. Thanks to its comfort, fuel efficiency, and built-in value, this vehicle is among the top choices for daily transit.

If you enjoy driving a lot, the Hyundai Ioniq is the perfect solution. It features impeccable fuel economy and comes in plug-in, hybrid, and electric powertrains. In turn, this vehicle is exceptionally efficient and very easy to use.

The 2022 Hyundai Ioniq is a five-seater car that consists of standard safety features but surpasses regular practical transportation. It has seven trim levels, and the most popular model is the Hybrid SE. Other features of this fantastic automobile are its Front Wheel Drive, Hybrid 1.6L I4 engine, and comfortable cabin. While on the highway, it will deliver 3.9L/100KM and 4.0L/100KM on city roads, one tank of gas is projected to last a total of 1125km.

2022 Hyundai Ioniq

2022 Kia Soul


The 2022 Kia Soul features an appealing design, a boxy shape, and a spacious interior. Due to its turbocharged engine, this vehicle is an intense five-seater performer with six trim levels. The most popular style of this vehicle is the LX IVT, which has a Front Wheel Drive and a 2.0L I4 engine, It also has an optional 201-horsepower turbocharged engine. The Soul is fun to drive as it delivers 7.0L/100KM while on the highway and 8.5L/100KM on city roads.

Despite being one of the minor crossovers on the market, the Kia Soul also now has the option as an electric vehicle with a range of up to 383km. Some standard goodies in this vehicle include a 10.25-inch infotainment screen, driver assistance tech, ambient lighting that changes colours and navigation with real-time traffic.

2022 Kia Soul EV hatchback

2022 Subaru Impreza


The 2022 Subaru Impreza is an excellent pick for drivers who value safety. It comes with standard safety features, all-wheel drive, and four trim levels (all available as hatchback or sedan). With this 5-seater, you will get 7.7L/100KM on highways and 10.1L/100KM on city roads. The most popular version of this vehicle is the Touring model, it is a 5-door CVT that features a standard All-Wheel Drive and a 2.0L H4 engine.

In general, the Subaru brand has built a solid reputation for providing safety to its customers. While other brands focus more on style, driving, and verve, the Impreza offers impeccable all-weather traction and decent standard driver-assist technologies.

2022 Subaru Impreza hatchback

2022 Mitsubishi Mirage


When it comes to excellent warranty coverage, affordability, and class-leading cargo space, the 2022 Mitsubishi Mirage is a winner. It is a five-seater car that contains four trim levels and delivers 5.6L/100KM on the highway and 6.6L/100KM on city roads. However, this model consists of much less horsepower compared to its rivals on the market.

The most preferred version of this vehicle is the ES Hatchback CVT. This car features Front Wheel Drive and a 1.2L I3 engine. The Mirage offers impressive fuel economy and a more extended warranty protection. Its hatchback feature allows the vehicle to provide good cargo capacity, making it an excellent fit for many car buyers on a budget.

2022 Mitsubishi Mirage

From the list above, you can see that car manufacturers have promised car fanatics a myriad of thrilling vehicles in 2022. We hope that we have made your car shopping experience easier.