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2012 Nissan Pathfinder

2012 Volkswagen Tiguan

  2011 Nissan Pathfinder 2WD 4-door V6 SV Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan 2WD 4-door Auto S Side Exterior View
MSRP
$29,290
$22,840
Invoice $27,444 $21,926
MPG
City/Highway
13/22 18/27
Rating
6.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2012 Nissan Pathfinder appeals to those who need tow or off-road, yet occasionally carry passengers; if it's the other way around, you can do better. Read Full Review It's not particularly fun to drive, but the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan feels every bit like a premium crossover vehicle. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Serious truck toughness
  • Strong, torquey powertrains
  • Good versatility for cargo
  • Three rows of seating
  • Impressive lux features on offer

Dislikes:

  • Choppy ride
  • Skimpy, thinly padded seats
  • Poor gas mileage
  • Subpar interior materials
  • LE has luxury-brand pricing

Likes:

  • A premium interior
  • Turbo four is strong, efficient
  • Cabin is roomy
  • Build quality and materials
  • Tasteful looks will last

Dislikes:

  • Handling is uninspired
  • Manual transmission feels vague
  • Styling can seem too staid
  • Expensive for its niche
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