Compare 2009 Nissan Rogue vs 2009 Saturn VUE

2009 Nissan Rogue
2009 Saturn VUE
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FWD 4-Door S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door S 22 27 $19,278 $20,220
AWD 4-Door S 21 26 $20,419 $21,420
FWD 4-Door SL 22 27 $20,334 $21,810
AWD 4-Door SL 21 26 $21,450 $23,010
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FWD 4-Door I4 XE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door I4 XE 19 26 $22,116 $23,280
FWD 4-Door I4 XR 19 26 $23,744 $25,395
AWD 4-Door V6 XE 16 23 $24,657 $25,955
FWD 4-Door V6 XR 17 24 $24,716 $26,435
AWD 4-Door V6 XR 16 23 $26,586 $28,435
FWD 4-Door V6 Red Line 17 24 $27,054 $28,935
AWD 4-Door V6 Red Line 16 23 $28,924 $30,935
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,278
$22,116
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,220
$23,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$337 / month
$388 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Nissan’s Rogue is a fuel-efficient compact crossover that really is the right size at the right time. With its available V-6 engine, the 2009 Saturn Vue is a bit more fun to drive than other compact SUVs; otherwise it’s not a standout.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
FWD Sport Utility 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.1 52.6
Second Leg Room (in)
35.3 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 40.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
51.2 52.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 56.0
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 40.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.5 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.3 7.8
Length, Overall (in)
182.9 180.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.3 67.0
Liftover Height (in)
30.0 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.0 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 106.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
28.9 29.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
55.2 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
31.1 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
57.9 56.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
37.8 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.0 11.7 x 1.14
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x 0.6 11.9 x .78
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 19
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.0 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 18.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.4 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P235/65R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QKG
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P235/65R16
Spare Tire Size
T155/90D16 T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA QKG
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3281 3664
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 9.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 6000 169 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
175 @ 4400 161 @ 5100
Engine Order Code
QR25DE LE5
Displacement
2.5L/- TBD - 2.4L/145
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Automatic (CVT) NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.75 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA MX0-4
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
6.12 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.68
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 2.96
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Trans Type
1 4
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name
Nissan Rogue Saturn VUE
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 3-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 6

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