Best 2012 Affordable Midsize Cars

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19 cars

2012 Toyota Camry

The redesigned 2012 Toyota Camry’s great reliability rating, comfortable ride, and roomy interior contribute to its high position in our mid read more »

8.9SCORE

$10,673 - $12,971 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 35 Hwy MPG

8.9SCORE

$10,673 - $12,971 AVG PRICE PAID

25 City / 35 Hwy MPG

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid

The redesigned 2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid impressed reviewers with its strong hybrid powertrain and great fuel economy. read more »

8.9SCORE

$11,009 - $11,429 AVG PRICE PAID

43 City / 39 Hwy MPG

8.9SCORE

$11,009 - $11,429 AVG PRICE PAID

43 City / 39 Hwy MPG

2012 Nissan Altima

Critics said the 2012 Nissan Altima has quality interior materials and a balanced ride, but higher-ranked rivals have quieter base engines a read more »

8.7SCORE

$7,941 - $12,395 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 32 Hwy MPG

8.7SCORE

$7,941 - $12,395 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2012 Honda Accord

The 2012 Honda Accord has engaging driving dynamics, and it earns great safety and reliability ratings. Some of its rivals have nicer cabins read more »

8.5SCORE

$9,940 - $18,117 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 34 Hwy MPG

8.5SCORE

$9,940 - $18,117 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 34 Hwy MPG

2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid

The 2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid’s strong hybrid powertrain, excellent fuel economy and high-tech interior made it a class favorite among automot read more »

8.4SCORE

$8,922 AVG PRICE PAID

41 City / 36 Hwy MPG

8.4SCORE

$8,922 AVG PRICE PAID

41 City / 36 Hwy MPG

2012 Ford Fusion

The 2012 Ford Fusion impressed critics with its high-quality interior materials, agile handling and powerful top-of-the-line V6 option. read more »

8.3SCORE

$7,882 - $9,972 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 29 Hwy MPG

8.3SCORE

$7,882 - $9,972 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 29 Hwy MPG

2012 Chevrolet Malibu

The 2012 Chevrolet Malibu appealed to critics because of its balanced handling and attractive interior design. read more »

8.2SCORE

$7,986 - $9,596 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 33 Hwy MPG

8.2SCORE

$7,986 - $9,596 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 33 Hwy MPG

2012 Mazda Mazda6

Critics agreed that nimble handling and a powerful available V6 make the 2012 Mazda6 one of the most fun-to-drive cars in its class. read more »

8.1SCORE

$8,262 - $11,059 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

8.1SCORE

$8,262 - $11,059 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2012 Suzuki Kizashi

Though many midsize cars have roomier back seats, critics were pleased with the 2012 Suzuki Kizashi’s agile handling and top-notch interior read more »

8.1SCORE

$6,601 - $12,267 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 31 Hwy MPG

8.1SCORE

$6,601 - $12,267 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 31 Hwy MPG

2012 Buick Regal

Automotive critics wrote that the 2012 Buick Regal has an attractive interior and that the turbocharged models are powerful, agile and fun t read more »

8.0SCORE

$9,107 - $12,293 AVG PRICE PAID

19 City / 31 Hwy MPG

8.0SCORE

$9,107 - $12,293 AVG PRICE PAID

19 City / 31 Hwy MPG

2012 Subaru Legacy

Reviewers loved the 2012 Subaru Legacy’s standard all-wheel drive and roomy seats, but they weren’t impressed with its mediocre interior mat read more »

8.0SCORE

$9,806 - $16,313 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 31 Hwy MPG

8.0SCORE

$9,806 - $16,313 AVG PRICE PAID

23 City / 31 Hwy MPG

2012 Hyundai Sonata

The 2012 Hyundai Sonata won critics over with its long standard features list, excellent fuel economy and attractive interior design. read more »

7.9SCORE

$8,400 - $16,413 AVG PRICE PAID

24 City / 35 Hwy MPG

7.9SCORE

$8,400 - $16,413 AVG PRICE PAID

24 City / 35 Hwy MPG

2012 Kia Optima

While the 2012 Kia Optima's small trunk opening makes it hard to load large cargo, most critics liked its powerful available engines and hig read more »

7.8SCORE

$8,572 - $10,783 AVG PRICE PAID

24 City / 35 Hwy MPG

7.8SCORE

$8,572 - $10,783 AVG PRICE PAID

24 City / 35 Hwy MPG

2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Though many hybrids use less fuel, automotive journalists agreed that the 2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid’s powertrain is stronger and more respo read more »

7.7SCORE

$9,377 AVG PRICE PAID

34 City / 39 Hwy MPG

7.7SCORE

$9,377 AVG PRICE PAID

34 City / 39 Hwy MPG

2012 Volkswagen Passat

While some critics would prefer a more stylish and high-quality interior, most loved the 2012 Volkswagen Passat’s spacious seating and the g read more »

7.7SCORE

$7,535 - $14,254 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 32 Hwy MPG

7.7SCORE

$7,535 - $14,254 AVG PRICE PAID

22 City / 32 Hwy MPG

2012 Mitsubishi Galant

Automotive journalists said the 2012 Mitsubishi Galant lacks the performance, style and interior quality found in competing midsize cars. read more »

7.6SCORE

$7,143 - $8,098 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

7.6SCORE

$7,143 - $8,098 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

2012 Kia Optima Hybrid

While many competing hybrids use less fuel, reviewers said that the 2012 Kia Optima Hybrid offers an attractive, high-quality interior. read more »

7.4SCORE

$8,786 AVG PRICE PAID

34 City / 39 Hwy MPG

7.4SCORE

$8,786 AVG PRICE PAID

34 City / 39 Hwy MPG

2012 Chrysler 200

While reviewers were impressed with its powerful V6 engine, the 2012 Chrysler 200 falls short with a cramped interior and small trunk. read more »

7.2SCORE

$6,984 - $9,864 AVG PRICE PAID

19 City / 29 Hwy MPG

7.2SCORE

$6,984 - $9,864 AVG PRICE PAID

19 City / 29 Hwy MPG

2012 Dodge Avenger

The 2012 Dodge Avenger has poor fuel economy and critics were disappointed with its limited passenger and cargo space. read more »

6.9SCORE

$7,418 - $9,887 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

6.9SCORE

$7,418 - $9,887 AVG PRICE PAID

21 City / 30 Hwy MPG

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