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2012 Dodge Journey

2012 Kia Sorento

  2012 Dodge Journey 2012 Kia Sorento 2WD 4-door V6 EX Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$18,995
$21,250
Invoice $18,855 $20,530
MPG
City/Highway
16/26 18/30
Rating
8.0
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Bottom Line Practical without being too prim, the 2012 Dodge Journey cuts an interesting figure and spans the gulf between compact crossovers and family-grade SUVs. Read Full Review With the right size, the right gas-mileage numbers, and the right standard features, the 2012 Kia Sorento is an easy recommendation in the crossover class. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Ride quality is excellent
  • Spacious seven-seat interior
  • Looks distinctive
  • Strong V-6 acceleration
  • Advanced tech features

Dislikes:

  • Steering feels numb
  • Navigation system is kludgy
  • Knee room trimmed by dash styling
  • Six-speed automatic shift quality

Likes:

  • Right niche, right time
  • V-6’s brisk pace and fuel economy
  • Good passenger and cargo space
  • Optional flat-folding third-row seat
  • USB, Sirius, and Bluetooth are standard

Dislikes:

  • Dash plastics not premium-grade
  • Handling on the soft side
  • Frugal four-cylinder not so fast
  • Third-row seat is kids-only
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