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2009 Suzuki XL-7
Limited
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,030
2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,340

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2009 Suzuki XL-7
Limited

Although it offers good cargo utility, three rows of seats, and a toug...

The Good: A terrific powerplant literally puts the 2009 Suzuki XL-7 ahead of the...

The Bad: Poor visibility out the back and excessive road and engine noise detra...

2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
No Expert Reviews

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2009 Suzuki XL-7
Limited
No User Reviews
2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
20
writes:
Pretty similar to the Audi, but better handling, more pickup, and overall more comfortable
Power Ranked 2012 Audi A4 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD worse.
"It felt like it had way more pickup"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2012 Audi A4 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan FWD worse.
"The Trunk in the Saab is massive compared to the Audis"

Specs

2009 Suzuki XL-7
Limited
2012 Saab 9-3
Aero
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
19 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
29 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.6 gal 16.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power
252 hp @ 6,400 RPM
220 hp @ 5,300 RPM
220 hp @ 5,300 RPM
Torque
243 lb-ft @ 2,300 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
9.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.37 in
3.4 in x 3.4 in
3.4 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 5 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 38.8 in 35.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14 cu ft 15 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,127 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,127 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 197.2 in 182.9 in
Width 72.2 in 70.9 in
Height 68.9 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 112.4 in 105.3 in

Available Options

2009 Suzuki XL-7
Limited
2012 Saab 9-3
Aero

Exterior Colors

  • Arctic White
  • Black
  • Carbon Gray Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Java Metallic
  • Jet Black Metallic
  • Laser Red
  • Nocturne Blue Metallic
  • Oak Metallic

Option Packages

  • Navigation Radio
  • Navigation W/Bose Audio
  • Premium PKG

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