Kelley Blue Book Value®
$7,380 - $9,864
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Tested
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
21 City / 32 HWY
Horsepower
180
Seats
5
Front passenger 3/4 w/ wheels turned.
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$7,380 - $9,864
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Tested
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
21 City / 32 HWY
Horsepower
180
Seats
5

Ranks #11 Compact Cars by Owners

Ranks #8 Compact Cars by Experts

Ranks #16 Compact Cars by Fuel Economy

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Expert Review

By Kelley Blue Book Editorial Staff

3.5 Overall Score
Performance 3.4 Comfort 3.6 Styling 3.6 Value 3.7

Editor's Overview

The Buick Verano, new to the market for 2012, is a premium compact sedan that packs a lot of technology and interior appeal for a modest price. The 2012 Verano has acceptable power, and it...

Buick Verano Models & Trims

2012 Buick Verano Owner Reviews

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Charlie. The amazing Buick sedan.

2012 Buick Verano Leather Group

I absolutely love my new used car. Her name is Charlie and she is a perfect fit for my size and shape physically. I do not drive very often but when I do it's either the doctors or kids event. The car really isn't big enough for my growing teenagers. But with the murano they can travel comfortable. I really love when the kids get on school bus and Charlie ( my car)and I go on mini road trips. I usually take her to get my iced coffee. She's very dependable and so quite. The only problem is the back drivers tire has a slow leak or something. It has been so cold and like every 2 or 3 days I have to air it up. I hate that. My husband plans to take her to the tire shop. All in all I am so happy that I found Charlie and I get to relax all my spare time out of house with her...Thanks..

- April G

Why I love my buick verano

2012 Buick Verano

I love almost everything about this car. The features are great, power everything, heated seats and steering wheel, all leather, built in navigation, and a remote start that can be done from my phone or even Alexa. It looks great too. The color is a tri color pearl bvb so depending on the lighting it looks different all the time. I have owned it for 2 and a half years and have been fortunate enough to only have to put money into oil changes and tires. My brakes are even still factory and it has 60 some thousand miles on it. My only real complaint is the back seat sits really low, so I feel like my kid will be 14 before she's out of a booster, and I wish it had a bigger engine. Both of those things can be fixed by upgrading the type of Buik I own.

- Brandy L

Buick Verano provides dependable transportation

2012 Buick Verano Base

The Verano has been very dependable, without any mechanical problems. It is comfortable and provides a fairly quiet ride. The Verano handles well and responds quickly; it doesn't have any traction issues in rain or snow. I get better than average gas mileage. The trunk space is surprisingly ample for the size of the car. The rear seat is not overly spacious and would not be comfortable for those who are very tall. Three children can ride comfortably in the back seat. I would recommend that potential buyers check drivers side visibility carefully before buying.

- Lorraine L

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Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$22,585
$25,965

Horsepower

Horsepower
180 hp
180 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

Engine Type

Engine Type
ECOTEC 2.4L DOHC 4
ECOTEC 2.4L DOHC 4

Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm

Alarm

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42 in.
42 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.2 - 38.3 in.
37.2 - 38.3 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.3 in.
34.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.8 in.
37.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14 cu. ft.
14 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/45R18
P235/45R18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.7 in.
105.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36 ft.
36 ft.

Length

Length
183.9 in.
183.9 in.

Width

Width
71.4 in.
71.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
3300 lbs.
3300 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
180 hp
180 hp

Torque

Torque
171 ft. lbs.
171 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 lbs.
100 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.6 gal.
15.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
27 mpg
27 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
32 mpg
32 mpg

Transmission

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Assistance

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
(Not Rated)

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety