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2012 Jeep Patriot

2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

  2011 Jeep Patriot FWD 4-door Latitude Angular Front Exterior View 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport 2WD 4-door CVT SE Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $15,805 $18,001
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Bottom Line The 2012 Jeep Patriot is a compelling choice for its versatile interior, maneuverability, and strong list of features—with just a bit of weekend-warrior ruggedness—but it's woefully short on refinement or sophistication. Read Full Review If you do most of your driving in the city, the 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is a pleasant, nimble runabout that offers strong value for the money. Read Full Review
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  • Boxy but unpretentious exterior
  • Very maneuverable and easy to park
  • Good driving position, visibility
  • Strong set of features and options
  • Low price


  • Sluggish powertrain (CVT)
  • Engine noise
  • Cheap-feeling interior


  • Nimble and responsive
  • Excellent steering
  • Spacious and versatile
  • Refreshingly simple dash
  • Comfortable ride


  • Noisy inside
  • Drab interior materials
  • Sluggish on the highway (CVT)
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