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2009 Saturn VUE

2008 Hyundai Tucson

  2009 Saturn VUE 2008 Hyundai Tucson
MSRP
$23,280
$17,235
Invoice $22,116 $16,709
MPG
City/Highway
16/26 17/25
Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line 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. Read Full Review The 2008 Hyundai Tucson no longer stands out in its class for performance or safety, but it’s still a great value. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Spacious backseat
  • Responsive handling
  • Quiet interior
  • Occupant safety
  • V-6 acceleration

Dislikes:

  • Low V-6 fuel economy
  • Inadequate front seats
  • Steering wheel doesn't telescope
  • Limited cargo space
  • Door panels no longer ding-resistant

Likes:

  • All-wheel-drive system has a center diff lock
  • Roomy back-seat for two
  • Base model is a very strong value

Dislikes:

  • Styling is starting to look dated
  • Neither engine is especially frisky or frugal
  • Mushy handling doesn’t inspire confidence
  • Ride can be pitchy
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