“Best Cars 2012” is a list of the best cars for 2012 with the assessment criteria include the outstanding features: safety, facility, child-friendly and an appropriate price with the difficult economic times the current.

1. 2012 Volkswagen Passat

Designed exclusively for the U.S. market, the 2012 Volkswagen Passat sedan will start around $20,000. EPA city/highway fuel economy: 10.69/7.35 litres per 100 km. Under the hood, with 2.5-liter five-cylinder motor producing 170-horsepower, buyers in the U.S. will have a choice of three equipment lines: S, SE and SEL. “There is hardly any other saloon of this size (exactly 191.7 inches or 4,868 mm long) that offers such high technology and quality at a comparable price,” said Volkswagen in a statement.

2. 2012 Honda CR-V

The 2012 Honda CR-V is a mild evolution of the previous version and will be priced from $22,295 in the United States. EPA city/highway fuel economy: 10.23/7.57 litres per 100 km. The Honda CR-V equipped a 2.4-liter i-VTEC four-cylinder engine with 185 hp (138 kW / 188 PS) and 163 lb-ft (221 Nm) of torque and five-speed automatic transmission.

3. 2012 Honda Civic
4. 2012 Toyota Prius V
5. 2013 Ford Flex

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