Compare 2008 Toyota RAV4 vs 2009 Saturn VUE

2008 Toyota RAV4
2009 Saturn VUE
Add Vehicle
Select style
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT 21 27 $19,888 $21,500
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT 20 25 $20,839 $22,900
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Sport 21 27 $21,342 $23,075
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT 19 27 $21,768 $23,535
FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Ltd 21 27 $21,972 $23,755
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Sport 20 25 $22,270 $24,475
4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT 19 26 $22,689 $24,935
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Sport 19 27 $23,113 $24,990
4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Ltd 20 25 $22,890 $25,155
FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Ltd 19 27 $23,743 $25,670
4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Sport 19 26 $24,012 $26,390
4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Ltd 19 26 $24,632 $27,070
Select style
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
$19,888
$22,116
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,500
$23,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$358 / month
$388 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Toyota RAV4 brings a little more space than most compact SUVs without a mid-size price. 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.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 52.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 56.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Third Leg Room (in)
NA -
Second Head Room (in)
39.7 39.3
Third Hip Room (in)
NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 40.7
Third Head Room (in)
NA -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 52.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.2 - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 36.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 40.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
104.7 106.6
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.5 7.8
Length, Overall (in)
181.1 180.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 67.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
36.4 29.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
73.0 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)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
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)
11.2 x - TBD - 11.9 x .78
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)
11.8 x - TBD - 11.7 x 1.14
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 19
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.4 18.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 40.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 3.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QKG
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P235/65R16
Spare Tire Size
P215/70R16 T155/90D16
Front Tire Order Code
NA QKG
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P235/65R16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3300 3664
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.2 9.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
165 @ 4000 161 @ 5100
Engine Order Code
NA LE5
Displacement
2.4L/144 2.4L/145
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
166 @ 6000 169 @ 6200
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 22
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.20 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA MX0-4
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.92 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 0.68
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.94 2.96
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- TBD - -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.15 2.14
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door SUV
Vehicle Name
Toyota RAV4 Saturn VUE
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.95 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double-wishbone 3-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
coil spring w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 6

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue