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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2012 Volkswagen Touareg

  2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 2012 Volkswagen Touareg 4-door TDI Lux *Ltd Avail* Side Exterior View
Invoice $26,803 $41,251
12/23 16/28
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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 The 2012 Volkswagen Touareg offers refined powertrains, excellent interior comfort, as well as a luxurious feel--although it carries a luxury-class price tag for a mainstream brand. Read Full Review
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  • Tasteful, upscale look
  • Spacious, refined cabin
  • Choice among all-wheel-drive systems
  • Advanced infotainment features
  • Oh, did we forget the SRT8 edition?


  • 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


  • Strong, high-mpg TDI
  • Responsive driving feel
  • Nicely appointed interior
  • Quiet, composed ride


  • Luxury price, mainstream brand
  • Lack of high-tech options
  • Hybrid's a tough sell next to TDI
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