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2012 Ford Flex

2012 Honda Pilot

  2012 Ford Flex 4-door SEL FWD Side Exterior View 2012 Honda Pilot 2WD 4-door EX-L Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $27,918 $26,179
16/24 17/25
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Bottom Line One of our top-rated vehicles, the 2012 Ford Flex has real distinction, along with top-shelf turbo power, great seats and great features. Read Full Review Don't let the macho-boxy look intimidate you; the Honda Pilot makes a lot of sense for large families—especially with improved mileage and a most tasteful front-end design for 2012. Read Full Review
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  • Turbo push from EcoBoost
  • Copy-proof styling
  • Front and middle seats are thrones
  • It's gadget-riffic, minus the MyFord Touch


  • Third-row seat not quite adult-size
  • Five-star safety means intrusive front headrests
  • Platinum's Range Rover-ish price tag


  • A third-row that can fit adults
  • Smooth, responsive powertrain
  • Improved highway mpg
  • Bins and cubbies galore
  • Spacious, versatile interior


  • Hard dash plastics
  • Cluttered instrument panel
  • Bluetooth doesn't come standard on all trims
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