Compare 2009 Saturn Outlook vs 2008 Mazda CX-9

2009 Saturn Outlook
2008 Mazda CX-9
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FWD 4-Door XE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door XE 17 24 $29,400 $30,625
AWD 4-Door XE 16 23 $31,320 $32,625
FWD 4-Door XR 17 24 $32,555 $34,450
AWD 4-Door XR 16 23 $34,445 $36,450
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FWD 4-Door Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door Sport 16 22 $27,194 $29,400
AWD 4-Door Sport 15 21 $28,393 $30,700
FWD 4-Door Touring 16 22 $29,236 $31,615
AWD 4-Door Touring 15 21 $30,435 $32,915
FWD 4-Door Grand Touring 16 22 $30,842 $33,355
AWD 4-Door Grand Touring 15 21 $32,041 $34,655
Pricing
Invoice Price
$29,400
$27,194
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,625
$29,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$510 / month
$490 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The attractive 2009 Saturn Outlook is a large, comfortable utility vehicle built with families in mind. The 2008 Mazda CX-9 may be the best-driving full-size seven-passenger crossover out there. It is certainly one of the best looking and appointed.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 56.9
Second Leg Room (in)
36.9 39.8
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
57.9 56.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
62.0 59.4
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Third Leg Room (in)
33.2 32.4
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.0
Third Hip Room (in)
48.3 43.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.1 58.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 40.9
Third Head Room (in)
38.4 35.4
Front Hip Room (in)
58.0 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
154 139.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
50.2 47.3
Height, Overall (in)
69.9 68.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - NA
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.3 64.7
Wheelbase (in)
118.9 113.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - 31.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.2 76.2
Track Width, Front (in)
67.3 65.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.4 8.0
Length, Overall (in)
200.7 199.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 46.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
55.2 48.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
68.6 48.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
46.7 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 34.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
86.9 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
115.9 100.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
24.5 19.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
24.1 17.2
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 1.1 12.6 x - TBD -
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)
13 x 0.8 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22 20.1
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.89 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 41.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr rack & pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/65SR18 P245/60R18
Rear Tire Order Code
QLW NA
Front Tire Size
P255/65SR18 P245/60R18
Spare Tire Size
NA T155/90R18
Front Tire Order Code
QLW NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4702 4312
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.85 11.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 110
Engine
Displacement
3.6L/217 3.7L/227.4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
281 @ 6300 273 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
DI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ 3300 270 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
LLT NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.80 1.56
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 3.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 2.37
Trans Order Code
MY9 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47 1.15
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 4.15
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Saturn Outlook Mazda CX-9
Body Style
4 Door SUV 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Ride & Handling Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Ride & Handling Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 -

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