2012 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI

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$380,000

starting MSRP

2012 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Posh amenities
  • Vast backseat space
  • Side-impact and side curtain airbags

The bad:

  • Price
  • Mammoth dimensions
  • Gas mileage

1 trim

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Notable features

  • 453-hp V-12
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Aluminum space-frame construction
  • Rear-hinged back doors
  • Run-flat tires

2012 Rolls-Royce Phantom VI review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

The Rolls-Royce Phantom is an ultraluxury V-12-powered sedan available in regular- and long-wheelbase body styles. This posh vehicle blends British heritage with German components and technology, as the Rolls-Royce brand is owned by BMW. The Phantom competes with the Bentley Mulsanne and Maybach Type 57. The long-wheelbase model competes with the Maybach Type 62. The Phantom Coupe and Drophead Coupe (convertible) are covered in separate reports in the Cars.com Research section.

New for 2012
There are no significant changes for 2012.

Exterior
The Phantom has a long hood with a short front overhang and long rear overhang. The traditionally styled front features an upright face with recessed, rectangular headlamps and prominently displayed fog lamps. The regular Phantom has a 140.6-inch wheelbase and 229.9-inch overall length, and the extended model’s dimensions are 150.4 inches for the wheelbase and 239.8 inches overall. Exterior features include:

  • 21-inch alloy wheels
  • Dual stainless-steel exhaust
  • Sunroof
  • Electrically heated front windshield
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Auto-leveling headlamps
  • Rear-hinged rear doors
  • Synchronized wheel centers keep the Rolls-Royce badges on all four wheels upright at all times

Interior
The Phantom can comfortably seat five, or four if the optional rear bucket seats are chosen. To aid in safety, privacy and social interaction, backseat occupants sit far back in lounge-shaped seats alongside the rear pillars rather than next to the doors. Rear passengers can enjoy handcrafted folding tables and an available video system. Interior features include:

  • Leather-trimmed seats and dash
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Genuine wood trim
  • Navigation system
  • Automatic dual climate control
  • Heated front seats (heated rear seats optional)
  • Refrigerated compartment in glove box

Under the Hood
The Phantom packs a V-12 engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. Although it’s no lightweight at more than 5,500 pounds, Rolls-Royce says the Phantom can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 5.7 seconds. Mechanical features include:

  • 453-horsepower, 6.8-liter V-12 with 531 pounds-feet of torque
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Adaptive suspension
  • Run-flat tires

Safety
Safety features include:

  • Side-impact airbags
  • Side curtain airbags
  • Active front head restraints
  • Antilock brakes
  • Electronic stability system
  • Traction control
  • Break-resistant glass

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior design 4.0
  • Performance 4.0
  • Value for the money 3.0
  • Exterior styling 5.0
  • Reliability 5.0

Most recent consumer reviews

4.3

About this car....

Hi, I have really loved this car to drive and to burn my time into it. I would Prefer this better than a Maybach Type 57 or 67.... This car has really got up to a nice shape from the interior or exterior. I would actually recommend it to a friend but better than this it is to buy an M3 or M5, cuz they are luxury and they are cool in shape to speed on 180 atleast...I have driven the Maybach 57 Type and 69 Type.... THOUGH THIS IS ALL WHAT THE LIFE IS.............. THANK YOU FOR READING MY REVIEW...... HAVE A NICE EVENING OR NIGHT.......

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Rolls-Royce
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
48 months/unlimited distance
Corrosion
72 months/unlimited distance
Powertrain
48 months/unlimited distance
Roadside assistance
48 months/unlimited distance
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
No limits
Basic warranty terms
Remainder of new-car 4-year/unlimited-mileage warranty plus 12 or 24 months
Powertrain
Remainder of new-car 4-year/unlimited-mileage warranty plus 12 or 24 months.
Dealer certification required
Yes
Roadside assistance
Yes
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