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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...

2020 Subaru Outback
2.5i AWD
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The Subaru Outback was last redesigned in 2015, so an all-new 2020 model arrives right on schedule. Subaru knows better than to mess with a good thing, so the new Outback looks much l...

Specs

2009 Suzuki XL-7
Limited
2020 Subaru Outback
2.5i AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 8-Speed CVT
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18.6 gal 18.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
252 hp @ 6,400 RPM
182 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
243 lb-ft @ 2,300 RPM
176 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.2:1
12:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.37 in
3.7 in x 3.54 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 --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 42.8 in
Back Legroom 38.8 in 39.5 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14 cu ft 35.5 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,127 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,127 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 197.2 in 191.3 in
Width 72.2 in 82 in
Height 68.9 in 66.1 in
Wheelbase 112.4 in 108.1 in

Available Options

2009 Suzuki XL-7
Limited
2020 Subaru Outback
2.5i AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Abyss Blue Pearl
  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Exterior Interior HL Mirrors
  • Popular Package #1
  • Rockford Fosgate
  • Rockford Fosgate Audio Upgrade
  • Trailer Hitch

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