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2012 Chevrolet Traverse

2012 GMC Terrain

  2012 Chevrolet Traverse 2012 GMC Terrain
MSRP
$29,660
$25,560
Invoice $28,177 $24,282
MPG
City/Highway
16/24 20/32
Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
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Bottom Line One of the best big crossovers for families needing seven-passenger capability, the 2012 Chevy Traverse is spacious and safe, though unexciting. Read Full Review Excellent fuel economy and a comfortable cabin are a big contrast to the 2012 GMC Terrain's boxy shape. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • User-friendly interior
  • Lots of standard features
  • Controlled, comfortable ride
  • Spare, clean styling
  • Good build quality

Dislikes:

  • Cargo floor sits high
  • Leaden handling
  • Transmission hesitates too much
  • Gas mileage is mediocre

Likes:

  • Trucky styling
  • Four-cylinder gas mileage
  • Interior's fairly stylish
  • Supportive seats, in front and back
  • Safety scores are high

Dislikes:

  • Trying too hard to look trucklike
  • Not especially spacious
  • Some cabin trim a little chintzy
  • Visibility isn't good
  • V-6 versions aren't a great value
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