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2012 Honda CR-V

2012 Kia Sorento

  2012 Honda CR-V 2012 Kia Sorento 2WD 4-door V6 EX Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$22,495
$21,250
Invoice $21,132 $20,530
MPG
City/Highway
22/31 18/30
Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2012 Honda CR-V is a great family vehicle, with a thoughtfully designed and comfortable interior, and improved refinement, but it lacks the confident, sprightly feel present in past CR-Vs. 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:

  • Very comfortable seating
  • Excellent one-pull folding backseat
  • Simple, tasteful dash layout
  • Quiet, refined cabin
  • Standard Bluetooth connectivity

Dislikes:

  • Steering feel
  • Bland, slightly evolved exterior
  • Unimpressive interior materials

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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