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2012 Acura RDX

2012 Volkswagen Tiguan

  2012 Acura RDX AWD 4-door Tech Pkg Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan 2WD 4-door Auto S Side Exterior View
MSRP
$32,895
$22,840
Invoice $30,647 $21,926
MPG
City/Highway
17/24 18/27
Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2012 Acura RDX satisfies those who want more driving excitement, but it might leave luxury- or tech-hungry shoppers wanting. Read Full Review It's not particularly fun to drive, but the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan feels every bit like a premium crossover vehicle. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Just-right size
  • A balanced, nimble performer
  • Pleasing interior trims
  • Strong brakes

Dislikes:

  • Stiff ride
  • Some turbo lag
  • Balky transmission response
  • Unimpressive gas mileage

Likes:

  • A premium interior
  • Turbo four is strong, efficient
  • Cabin is roomy
  • Build quality and materials
  • Tasteful looks will last

Dislikes:

  • Handling is uninspired
  • Manual transmission feels vague
  • Styling can seem too staid
  • Expensive for its niche
Crash Test Ratings
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