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2012 Ford Escape

2012 GMC Terrain

  2012 Ford Escape 4WD 4-door XLT Side Exterior View 2012 GMC Terrain
MSRP
$21,440
$25,560
Invoice $20,315 $24,282
MPG
City/Highway
20/31 20/32
Rating
7.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2012 Ford Escape still antes up solid crossover bona fides, but its sluggish handling and plasticky interior are ready for retirement 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:

  • Swell-shifting automatic
  • Above-average gas mileage (four-cylinders)
  • Tops in crossover connectivity and technology

Dislikes:

  • Plasticky dash and cabin
  • Plenty of body roll
  • Choppy ride
  • Back seat isn't that roomy

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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