Compare 2008 INFINITI FX45 vs 2008 Saab 9-7X

2008 INFINITI FX45
2008 Saab 9-7X
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 13 17 $46,026 $50,100
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AWD 4-Door 4.2i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 4.2i 14 20 $37,572 $40,400
AWD 4-Door 5.3i 13 19 $39,776 $42,770
AWD 4-Door Aero 12 16 $43,272 $46,530
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,026
$37,572
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$50,100
$40,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$835 / month
$673 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Saab 9-7X carves a respectable SUV out of GM’s older running gear, but fuel economy and crash scores are decidedly unlike other Saabs.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55.0 58.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 58.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 58.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 41.4
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 55.5
Second Leg Room (in)
35.2 37.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.1 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 40.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.6 7.72
Length, Overall (in)
189.1 193.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.0 68.5
Liftover Height (in)
30.6 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.6 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 113.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 75.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 62.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
64.5 80.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 46.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - 39.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
27.4 39.8
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 55.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 70.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 x 0.6 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.3 12.9 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 22.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 18.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - QVC
Front Tire Size
P265/50R20 P255/55R18
Spare Tire Size
T175/90D18 P255/60R17
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - QVC
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - ZRT
Rear Tire Size
P265/50R20 P255/55R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 560
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5600
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4488 4720
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.0 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
335 @ 4000 276 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA LL8
Displacement
4.5L/274 4.2L/256
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
320 @ 6400 285 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 20
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.61 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 1.63
Trans Order Code
- TBD - M30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.69 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.06
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door SUV 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Infiniti FX45 Saab 9-7X
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 46.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.02 1.42
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Air Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 36.0
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.95 0.94
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Coil-Over-Shock

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