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2012 Chevrolet Malibu

2012 Ford Fusion

  2012 Chevrolet Malibu 4-door Sedan LTZ w/1LZ Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Ford Fusion
MSRP
$22,110
$20,705
Invoice $21,115 $19,381
MPG
City/Highway
17/33 17/36
Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line It's one of GM's best-executed products of the past few years, and even in its final year on sale, the 2012 Chevy Malibu still ranks highly for its spacious cabin, smooth performance and handsome silhouette. Read Full Review The 2012 Ford Fusion stays at the top of its game, especially as a Hybrid, with perky handling and its cut-above looks. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Nicely underplayed look
  • Powertrains are smooth
  • Four-cylinder's good fuel economy
  • Refined ride quality

Dislikes:

  • Navigation isn't on-board
  • Even V-6 lacks sporty feel
  • V-6 gas mileage lags

Likes:

  • A standout in a sometimes bland crowd
  • Good fit and finish
  • Soaring gas mileage numbers from the Hybrid
  • Firm, fine ride and handling

Dislikes:

  • On the smaller end of the family-car scale
  • No paddles for shifting Fusion Sport's transmission
  • Smaller V-6 groans when pushed
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