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2012 Toyota Highlander

2012 Chevrolet Traverse

  2012 Toyota Highlander FWD 4-door V6 (SE) Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Chevrolet Traverse
MSRP
$28,240
$29,660
Invoice $25,783 $28,177
MPG
City/Highway
17/25 16/24
Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
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Bottom Line The 2012 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid to roomy, three-row family crossover wagons what the Camry is to mid-size sedans: comfortable, safe, and full-featured—but more than a little bland. 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:

  • Fuel-efficient four-cyl and Hybrid versions
  • Hideaway feature for second row
  • Road-oriented AWD
  • Quiet, comfortable ride

Dislikes:

  • Soft suspension makes it drive 'bigger'
  • Steering too light on center
  • Small third-row seat is hard to access

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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