The 2009 Dodge Journey crossover is in its first model year, and in its base form sports plenty of room, though its powertrain and interior quality leave much to be desired.
Saturn’s Vue was new in 2008 and is the handsomest crossover in this group, and offers a big V-6 for plenty of power.
Honda’s CR-V is the class leader in sales but was updated with a controversial front end recently.
Toyota’s RAV4 is the only vehicle in this group to offer a third-row seat; it also can be ordered with a V-6 engine.
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|2009 Subaru ForesterBrowse Used Listings||2009 Dodge JourneyBrowse Used Listings||2008 Honda CR-VBrowse Used Listings||2008 Toyota RAV4Browse Used Listings|
|19 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy|
|Gas Flat 4-Cyl||Gas I4||Gas I4||Gas I4|
|4WD Sport Utility||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle||2WD Sport Utility||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle|
|4-Door Manual X||FWD 4-Door SE||2WD 5-Door LX||FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT (GS)|
|All Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|4 Door||4dr SUV||5 Door||4 Door|
|Manual w/OD||Automatic||Automatic||Automatic w/OD|
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|2009 Subaru Forester vs. 2009 Dodge Journey||2009 Subaru Forester vs. 2008 Honda CR-V||2009 Subaru Forester vs. 2008 Toyota RAV4|