Response is crisp and immediate, thanks to the electronically controlled throttle. For 2009 Saab brings back the popular Altitude Edition package. Brake feel is also a weak point, as the pedal lacks the progressive and confident modulation associated with a premium vehicle. . Model year 2008 Year of manufacture 2008 First year of ownership 2008 Most recent year of ownership 2009 Engine and transmission 6.
The Saab 97X is her chariot. Would do it over again in a heartbeat. At the same time I purchased the 9-7, I purchased the identical Rainier. With a wheelbase of 113 inches 2,870 mm and length of 193. No complaints as of yet.
This vehicle corners, accelerates and stops better than most sedans, a great addition to our 9-2X. All feature unique brand characteristics that include sophisticated styling inside and out, premium design features, and the sporty and spirited performance inherent to Saab vehicles. The always-engaged system uses a Torsen center differential to split torque between the front and rear wheels. As you might expect the Saab is much nicer on the inside and has much better handling. In spite of Saab's best efforts at altering the interior and exterior styling and revising the vehicle's suspension tuning, it could never hide the fact that the Ohio-built 9-7X was limited by its heritage.
I change the oil every 3,000 miles, align wheels regularly and do the regular checks on all fluids. OnStar also automatically notifies emergency personnel in the event of a crash severe enough to deploy an air bag. Subject to approved buyer credit. The premium has been determined based on annual premium data for defined coverages liability, comprehensive and collision from a major insurer. And while we have no problem at all with the abundant power of the three available engines, they lack overall refinement when compared with the power delivery found in some of the 9-7X's premium rivals from overseas. Edmunds© is a trademark of Edmunds. I have every single option offered except the 6.
And those who ride in it want to know where to buy one. The only knock is the fuel economy but I knew this from the Trailblazer. The price for a used one is incredibly low. I daily drive a new corvette C7 and my wife daily drive range rover. . It is offered for 4. Standard equipment on the 4.
It features Active Fuel Management technology that enables fuel economy gains of up to 5 percent in certain driving conditions by reducing half of the number of cylinders engaged in the combustion process in certain low demand situation. Maximum towing capacity on 9-7X models equipped with the V-8 engine is 6,500 pounds 2,948 kg. The center stack and controls are angled toward the driver. For the price this is an outstanding value for this vehicle considering it comes with a 50,000 mile warranty. It is a torque-bias system that detects low traction at one axle and directs more torque to the other when needed.
Front fascias can be deceiving, however. This is a cheap additive to fatten the bottom line for the oil companies, but it does no favors for the consumer! Although, my boat is fairly heavy at 3400 lbs without trailer. My Trailblazer was loud and much less refined. Sound system gets hot when on for too long. The Aero had a performance-tuned chassis, 20-inch wheels and sport trim.
Very fun to drive but 5 speed would be better t. It was over 42 grand new. Primary Use: Family transportation Nice Unique Suv — This is basically the trailblazer cousin with a couple of differences. Cannot wait until we get another Michigan winter and can see how well it does in the snow. Introduction Enthusiasts with a penchant for Swedish-flavored transportation -- and, perhaps with a Saab passenger car already parked outside -- may think they've found the utility vehicle of their dreams when they lay eyes on the 2009 Saab 9-7X.
The two other engines in the Saab 9-7X range include the 4. The performance-oriented Aero is equipped with a 6. Very competent engine with good torque and a nice quiet rumble. Additional standard safety features include a tire pressure monitoring system. Payment calculations are sourced by EveryAuto. The engine seamlessly returns to V-8 mode the instant the controller determines that vehicle speed or load requires additional power.
Certainly didn't see many on the road so a unique. Tax, tags, title, administration fees, and license fees are not included in price or payment. It holds up to 39. The interior is nice but definitely not as high quality as other european suvs. Don't listen to the 'expert' reviewers - some of them have not even driven it. However, it's differentiated through recalibrated suspension tuning and some unique exterior and interior design elements -- the signature three-port grille and cleanly styled headlamps give the 9-7X a simple yet sophisticated look up front.