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2008 Saab 9-7X

2008 Ford Explorer

  2008 Saab 9-7X AWD 4-door Aero Angular Front Exterior View 2008 Ford Explorer RWD 4-door V6 XLT Angular Rear Exterior View
MSRP
$40,400
$26,495
Invoice $37,572 $24,771
MPG
City/Highway
12/20 13/20
Rating
7.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
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. Read Full Review As the perennial best-selling truck-based SUV, the Ford Explorer is still the one to beat. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Saab-like interior
  • Towing capacity

Dislikes:

  • Fuel economy
  • Crash-test performance
  • Trucklike handling
  • Inefficient interior

Likes:

  • Independent rear suspension
  • Interior styling
  • Stable handling
  • Power-folding third-row seat

Dislikes:

  • Ride isn't as smooth as car-based crossovers
  • V-6 engine noise
Crash Test Ratings
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NHTSA Rollover Rating:
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