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Used Cars: 2012 Upscale Midsize Cars

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2012 Cadillac CTS

The 2012 Cadillac CTS has an excellent reliability rating, and test drivers said it is an appealing sport sedan thanks to its powerful 3.6-liter V6, responsive handling and ... Read full review »

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Overall:8.9
Critics' Rating:9.0
Performance:8.4
Interior:7.9
Operating Cost:7.8
Safety:9.7
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2012 Acura TL

The 2012 Acura TL impressed critics with its strong engine lineup, agile handling and spacious rear seats. It also has a high reliability rating. Read full review »

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Overall:8.8
Critics' Rating:8.8
Performance:8.1
Interior:8.3
Operating Cost:7.6
Safety:9.3
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2012 Chevrolet Volt

With a well-constructed interior, swift acceleration and decent handling for a hybrid, critics agreed that the 2012 Chevrolet Volt is a good car for buyers seeking a ... Read full review »

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Overall:8.7
Critics' Rating:9.1
Performance:9.0
Interior:7.4
Operating Cost:8.9
Safety:9.6
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2012 Lexus ES

The 2012 Lexus ES has an excellent reliability rating, and automotive journalists praised its luxurious interior and comfortable ride. Read full review »

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Overall:8.7
Critics' Rating:9.0
Performance:8.2
Interior:8.4
Operating Cost:7.7
Safety:8.3
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2012 Infiniti G37

Test drivers agreed that the 2012 Infiniti G has lively handling and a stylish, well-built interior. Read full review »

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Overall:8.5
Critics' Rating:9.1
Performance:8.9
Interior:8.3
Operating Cost:7.7
Safety:9.4
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2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Refreshed for 2012, reviewers said the Mercedes-Benz C-Class has powerful engine options, a balanced ride and luxurious interior materials. Read full review »

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Overall:8.5
Critics' Rating:9.1
Performance:8.3
Interior:7.7
Operating Cost:7.6
Safety:9.7
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2012 Buick Regal

Automotive critics wrote that the 2012 Buick Regal has an attractive interior and that the turbocharged models ... Read full review »

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Overall:8.4
Critics' Rating:9.2
Performance:8.9
Interior:8.7
Operating Cost:8.0
Safety:9.3
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2012 Lexus IS

The 2012 Lexus IS has sporty exterior and a high-end cabin, but critics say if you want a car that drives like a true sports sedan, you ... Read full review »

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Overall:8.4
Critics' Rating:7.9
Performance:7.7
Interior:7.5
Operating Cost:7.8
Safety:9.5
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2012 Audi A4

Though it has a complicated infotainment system, critics liked the 2012 Audi A4 because of its outstanding interior build quality and peppy turbocharged four-cylinder engine. Read full review »

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Overall:8.3
Critics' Rating:9.2
Performance:8.4
Interior:8.8
Operating Cost:7.7
Safety:9.6
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2012 BMW 3-Series

Test drivers agreed that the 2012 BMW 3-Series’ powerful turbocharged engines and agile handling make it one of the most satisfying cars to drive in the class. Read full review »

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Overall:8.3
Critics' Rating:9.6
Performance:8.6
Interior:7.6
Operating Cost:7.3
Safety:9.6
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2012 Lexus HS

Automotive critics liked the 2012 Lexus HS’ spacious back seats, nicely constructed interior and intuitive tech features, but pointed out that it is sluggish on the highway ... Read full review »

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Overall:8.1
Critics' Rating:7.2
Performance:7.5
Interior:8.1
Operating Cost:8.5
Safety:9.0
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2012 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

The 2012 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid gets excellent fuel economy for the class and reviewers said it has plenty of pep, though many agreed that other upscale midsize ... Read full review »

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Overall:8.1
Critics' Rating:7.4
Performance:8.0
Interior:7.3
Operating Cost:8.5
Safety:8.6
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2012 Audi A5

Critics said the 2012 Audi A5 is a comfortable touring car with a well-made interior and great fuel economy, though some noted that its steering is poorly ... Read full review »

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Overall:8.0
Critics' Rating:9.0
Performance:7.9
Interior:7.9
Operating Cost:7.6
Safety:N/A
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2012 Volvo S60

The 2012 Volvo S60 has excellent safety ratings, and reviewers liked its powerful turbocharged six-cylinder engine and attractive interior, but said its rear seat and trunk are ... Read full review »

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Overall:8.0
Critics' Rating:8.3
Performance:8.0
Interior:8.3
Operating Cost:7.8
Safety:10.0
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2012 Volkswagen CC

Critics liked the 2012 Volkswagen CC’s attractive interior and lively base engine. However, it has a low reliability rating for the class. Read full review »

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Overall:7.9
Critics' Rating:8.6
Performance:8.3
Interior:8.0
Operating Cost:7.6
Safety:9.7
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2012 Lincoln MKZ

A comfortable, spacious interior and plenty of standard features are highlights of the 2012 Lincoln MKZ. However, auto writers say that the MKZ still lacks the performance and ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.8
Critics' Rating:7.1
Performance:7.2
Interior:7.7
Operating Cost:7.8
Safety:8.6
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2012 Nissan Maxima

While critics loved its powerful V6 engine, they said the 2012 Nissan Maxima isn't as sporty as rivals, and it returns somewhat low fuel economy for the ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.7
Critics' Rating:7.7
Performance:8.2
Interior:8.0
Operating Cost:7.8
Safety:8.6
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2012 Volkswagen Eos

Test drivers liked the 2012 Volkswagen Eos’ peppy acceleration and top-notch interior, but it offers limited top-down trunk space and has a low reliability rating for an ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.6
Critics' Rating:7.5
Performance:7.8
Interior:8.0
Operating Cost:7.8
Safety:N/A
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2012 Volvo C70

Though critics agreed that the 2012 Volvo C70 has a high-quality interior beneath its retractable hardtop, they said it can’t match the performance of rival luxury convertibles. ... Read full review »

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Overall:7.3
Critics' Rating:7.2
Performance:6.9
Interior:7.6
Operating Cost:7.8
Safety:N/A
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