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2012 Volvo XC70

2012 Acura MDX

  2012 Volvo XC70 AWD 4-door Wagon 3.2L Angular Front Exterior View 2011 Acura MDX AWD 4-door Tech Pkg Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $30,973 $39,863
17/25 16/21
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Bottom Line The 2012 Volvo XC70 crossover offers safety and wagon-based practicality; it's a useful alternative to taller, blockier crossovers and sport-utility vehicles. Read Full Review The 2012 Acura MDX is not just comfortable and family-friendly; it's one of the most enjoyable three-row crossovers to drive. Read Full Review
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  • Sensible, practical, easy to load
  • Seat space front and rear
  • Smooth, compliant ride
  • Excellent premium sound system


  • Handling doesn't inspire confidence
  • Automatic transmission jerky
  • Subpar gas mileage
  • Options drive up price quickly


  • Strong acceleration
  • Nimble for a three-row vehicle
  • Great all-wheel drive system
  • Seating comfort


  • Busy cockpit layout
  • Grille design remains polarizing
  • Steering feel
  • Takes premium gas
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