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2012 Kia Sorento

2012 Dodge Journey

  2012 Kia Sorento 2WD 4-door V6 EX Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Dodge Journey
MSRP
$21,250
$18,995
Invoice $20,530 $18,855
MPG
City/Highway
18/30 16/26
Rating
8.0
/ 10
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Bottom Line 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 Practical without being too prim, the 2012 Dodge Journey cuts an interesting figure and spans the gulf between compact crossovers and family-grade SUVs. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • 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

Dislikes:

  • Dash plastics not premium-grade
  • Handling on the soft side
  • Frugal four-cylinder not so fast
  • Third-row seat is kids-only

Likes:

  • Ride quality is excellent
  • Spacious seven-seat interior
  • Looks distinctive
  • Strong V-6 acceleration
  • Advanced tech features

Dislikes:

  • Steering feels numb
  • Navigation system is kludgy
  • Knee room trimmed by dash styling
  • Six-speed automatic shift quality
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