Best 2012 Affordable Crossover SUVs

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2012 Toyota RAV4

The 2012 Toyota RAV4 ranks near the top of the compact SUV class, thanks to its pleasant ride and handling, roomy interior, solid reliabilit read more »

9.0SCORE

$11,308 - $14,902 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 28 Hwy MPG

9.0SCORE

$11,308 - $14,902 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 28 Hwy MPG

2012 Kia Sportage

When equipped with a turbocharged engine and automatic transmission, reviewers said the 2012 Kia Sportage is a good performer, but they thou read more »

8.8SCORE

$8,942 - $11,766 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

8.8SCORE

$8,942 - $11,766 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2012 Nissan Murano

The 2012 Nissan Murano stands out among two-row midsize SUVs with its potent powertrain and classy interior. read more »

8.8SCORE

$9,821 - $13,377 AVG PRICE PAID

18 City / 23 Hwy MPG

8.8SCORE

$9,821 - $13,377 AVG PRICE PAID

18 City / 23 Hwy MPG

2012 Buick Enclave

The 2012 Buick Enclave has lots of cargo space for the class, and test drivers were impressed with its spacious seating, luxurious cabin and read more »

8.6SCORE

$11,829 - $13,474 AVG PRICE PAID

17 City / 24 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$11,829 - $13,474 AVG PRICE PAID

17 City / 24 Hwy MPG

2012 GMC Terrain

The 2012 GMC Terrain offers strong fuel economy ratings, and reviewers liked its spacious, stylish interior and comfortable seats. read more »

8.6SCORE

$11,498 - $14,315 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 32 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$11,498 - $14,315 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2012 Toyota Venza

The 2012 Toyota Venza gets good fuel economy for the class and reviewers liked its roomy cabin, but criticized its underpowered base engine. read more »

8.6SCORE

$12,395 - $24,429 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 27 Hwy MPG

8.6SCORE

$12,395 - $24,429 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 27 Hwy MPG

2012 Subaru Forester

The 2012 Subaru Forester has standard all-wheel drive, and reviewers loved its composed handling and roomy seats. read more »

8.5SCORE

$11,213 - $14,548 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 27 Hwy MPG

8.5SCORE

$11,213 - $14,548 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 27 Hwy MPG

2012 Hyundai Tucson

The 2012 Hyundai Tucson doesn’t have the most powerful engine lineup in the class, nor the most cargo space, but reviewers were impressed wi read more »

8.4SCORE

$8,632 - $10,626 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 26 Hwy MPG

8.4SCORE

$8,632 - $10,626 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 26 Hwy MPG

2012 Toyota Highlander

The 2012 Toyota Highlander ranks highly in the midsize SUV class thanks to its comfortable ride, spacious cabin, and high safety scores. How read more »

8.4SCORE

$13,871 - $23,440 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 25 Hwy MPG

8.4SCORE

$13,871 - $23,440 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 25 Hwy MPG

2012 Chevrolet Equinox

The well-rounded 2012 Chevrolet Equinox cracks the top half of our compact SUV rankings thanks to great safety scores and a roomy, comfortab read more »

8.3SCORE

$9,202 - $11,675 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 32 Hwy MPG

8.3SCORE

$9,202 - $11,675 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2012 Honda CR-V

The Honda CR-V was completely redesigned for 2012. It offers high safety ratings, a roomy interior with a good number of standard tech featu read more »

8.3SCORE

$11,762 - $14,774 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 31 Hwy MPG

8.3SCORE

$11,762 - $14,774 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 31 Hwy MPG

2012 Kia Sorento

The 2012 Kia Sorento gets good fuel economy with its base engine, but reviewers said its available third row is very cramped and that … read more »

8.3SCORE

$9,307 - $13,101 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

8.3SCORE

$9,307 - $13,101 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2012 Nissan Rogue

Critics liked the 2012 Nissan Rogue’s composed handling, comfortable seats and intuitive dash controls, but said some rivals offer livelier read more »

8.2SCORE

$9,079 - $10,575 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 28 Hwy MPG

8.2SCORE

$9,079 - $10,575 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 28 Hwy MPG

2012 Chevrolet Traverse

When it was new, reviewers liked the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse’s adult-sized third-row seat, great cargo space for the class and well-rounded read more »

8.1SCORE

$9,797 - $12,915 AVG PRICE PAID

17 City / 24 Hwy MPG

8.1SCORE

$9,797 - $12,915 AVG PRICE PAID

17 City / 24 Hwy MPG

2012 Ford Flex

Reviewers were impressed with the 2012 Ford Flex's compliant ride, adult-friendly third row and powerful EcoBoost V6 engine. read more »

8.1SCORE

$11,887 - $15,663 AVG PRICE PAID

16 City / 23 Hwy MPG

8.1SCORE

$11,887 - $15,663 AVG PRICE PAID

16 City / 23 Hwy MPG

2012 Mazda CX-7

While it has less cargo space than some rivals, test drivers liked the 2012 Mazda CX-7's stylish interior, comfortable seats and available t read more »

8.1SCORE

$9,245 - $20,672 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 27 Hwy MPG

8.1SCORE

$9,245 - $20,672 AVG PRICE PAID

20 City / 27 Hwy MPG

2012 Dodge Durango

When it was new, reviewers said the 2012 Dodge Durango stood out with a strong base engine, an even more powerful available V8 and … read more »

8.0SCORE

$12,313 - $19,495 AVG PRICE PAID

16 City / 23 Hwy MPG

8.0SCORE

$12,313 - $19,495 AVG PRICE PAID

16 City / 23 Hwy MPG

2012 Ford Edge

The 2012 Ford Edge gets great fuel economy with its available EcoBoost engine, though it falls short with electronic features that reviewers read more »

8.0SCORE

$10,396 - $14,422 AVG PRICE PAID

19 City / 27 Hwy MPG

8.0SCORE

$10,396 - $14,422 AVG PRICE PAID

19 City / 27 Hwy MPG

2012 Mazda CX-9

When it was new, reviewers said the 2012 Mazda CX-9 has a handsome, high-end interior and is one of the most fun-to-drive SUVs in … read more »

8.0SCORE

$10,122 - $12,418 AVG PRICE PAID

17 City / 24 Hwy MPG

8.0SCORE

$10,122 - $12,418 AVG PRICE PAID

17 City / 24 Hwy MPG

2012 GMC Acadia

Test drivers praise the 2012 GMC Acadia for its spacious interior, competent performance, roomy third row and aggressive looks. Still, shopp read more »

7.9SCORE

$12,257 - $18,208 AVG PRICE PAID

17 City / 24 Hwy MPG

7.9SCORE

$12,257 - $18,208 AVG PRICE PAID

17 City / 24 Hwy MPG

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