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2012 Fisker Karma

2012 BMW 5-Series

  2012 Fisker Karma 2012 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo 4-door Sedan 550i Gran Turismo RWD Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice N/A $43,150
20/21 15/34
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Bottom Line The 2012 Fisker Karma is a curious and unique beast, a stylish, luxurious, and pricey sedan with 32 miles of electric range, low gasoline efficiency, and a tiny interior and trunk Read Full Review The 2012 BMW 5-Series appears somewhat conservative on the outside, but it packs an armada of advanced-tech firepower, and new fuel-efficient engines, without interrupting its sport-sedan mission. Read Full Review
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  • Stunning, sexy, drop-dead styling
  • First-ever plug-in luxury sport sedan
  • Strong acceleration in Sport mode
  • Full-length solar roof
  • Audacious new car company


  • Subcompact-sized interior, tiny trunk
  • Far from the best sport sedan
  • The most inefficient plug-in on the market


  • Clean exterior
  • Simpler, more appealing dash
  • Revamped iDrive
  • More direct driving experience
  • Flexible backseat and cargo space (Gran Turismo)


  • Grabby brakes at low speed
  • Tech goodies have a learning curve
  • Gran Turismo's handling
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