While some might rightly say the manual transmission is going away, the 2018 model year offers a bounty of fine hatchbacks that let drivers choose their shift points and take control of their destiny. Manual-equipped cars encourage engaged driving and tend to be less expensive to purchase and maintain than their automatic-equipped counterparts.
It was tough to whittle the list to just 10 vehicles. Other hatchbacks with stick shifts include the MINI Cooper, Mitsubishi Mirage, Ford Fiesta, Honda Fit, and Chevrolet Spark and Sonic. All of them are either front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.