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2012 Jeep Compass

2012 Honda CR-V

  2011 Jeep Compass FWD 4-door Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Honda CR-V
Invoice $18,967 $21,132
21/29 22/31
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Bottom Line The 2012 Jeep Compass looks pretty good—and its combination of versatile interior, mild off-road ability, and reasonably good gas mileage make it even more attractive—but it simply fails to feel cohesive, responsive, or refined. Read Full Review 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
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  • Good mpg compared to SUVs
  • Impressive feature set
  • Very practical layout
  • Low sticker price


  • Coarse engines
  • Sluggish CVT performance
  • Unimpressive cargo space
  • Quickie refresh still doesn't work from all angles


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


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