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2012 Honda Crosstour

2012 Kia Sorento

  2012 Honda Crosstour EX-L 2012 Kia Sorento 2WD 4-door V6 EX Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $25,390 $20,530
18/29 18/30
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Bottom Line The 2012 Honda Crosstour pitches itself as more functional than the four-door Accord, and more stylish than a wagon might be, but in the end, isn't that much more spacious or attractive. 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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  • ...Well, it's distinctive.
  • A little more cargo space
  • Still feels like an Accord, mostly


  • Awkward rear styling
  • Hefty, even compared to Accord
  • Is extra room worth a whole new body?
  • Not generous on head room


  • 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


  • 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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