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2012 Ford Escape

2012 Hyundai Tucson

  2012 Ford Escape 4WD 4-door XLT Side Exterior View 2012 Hyundai Tucson FWD 4-door Auto GLS Side Exterior View
MSRP
$21,440
$19,145
Invoice $20,315 $18,452
MPG
City/Highway
20/31 20/30
Rating
7.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
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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 One of the most improved crossovers, the 2012 Hyundai Tucson has size and value in its corner. 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:

  • Dashing, curvy styling
  • Smoother four-cylinder engines
  • Gas mileage tops the class
  • Spacious interior
  • Lots of standard features

Dislikes:

  • Lifeless, artificial steering
  • Not quick, no turbo (yet)
  • Leather seats could use more cushion
  • Styling cuts down on rearward visibility
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