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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2012 Chevrolet Traverse

  2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 2012 Chevrolet Traverse
MSRP
$27,195
$29,660
Invoice $26,803 $28,177
MPG
City/Highway
12/23 16/24
Rating
8.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
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Bottom Line The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee only gets better this year with the addition of the SRT8's thundering HEMI V-8. Read Full Review One of the best big crossovers for families needing seven-passenger capability, the 2012 Chevy Traverse is spacious and safe, though unexciting. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Tasteful, upscale look
  • Spacious, refined cabin
  • Choice among all-wheel-drive systems
  • Advanced infotainment features
  • Oh, did we forget the SRT8 edition?

Dislikes:

  • Not quite as crisp-looking as Jeeps past
  • Boomy exhaust from V-6
  • Needs Chrysler's new eight-speed automatic
  • No seven-seat version, yet

Likes:

  • User-friendly interior
  • Lots of standard features
  • Controlled, comfortable ride
  • Spare, clean styling
  • Good build quality

Dislikes:

  • Cargo floor sits high
  • Leaden handling
  • Transmission hesitates too much
  • Gas mileage is mediocre
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