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2008 Saab 05-Sep vs. 2009 Saab 9-7X

To start off, 2009 Saab 9-7X is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2008 Saab 05-Sep. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2008 Saab 05-Sep would be higher. At 4,160 cc (6 cylinders), 2009 Saab 9-7X is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Saab 9-7X (291 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 31 more horse power than 2008 Saab 05-Sep. (260 HP @ 5300 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Saab 9-7X should accelerate faster than 2008 Saab 05-Sep. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Saab 9-7X weights approximately 551 kg more than 2008 Saab 05-Sep. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 Saab 9-7X is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2008 Saab 05-Sep. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2009 Saab 9-7X will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2009 Saab 9-7X (376 Nm @ 4800 RPM) has 26 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Saab 05-Sep. (350 Nm @ 1900 RPM). This means 2009 Saab 9-7X will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Saab 05-Sep.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Saab 05-Sep 2009 Saab 9-7X
Make Saab Saab
Model 05-Sep 9-7X
Year Released 2008 2009
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2299 cc 4160 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 260 HP 291 HP
Engine RPM 5300 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 350 Nm 376 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 4800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.3:1 10.3:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1590 kg 2141 kg
Vehicle Length 4840 mm 4910 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1920 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1750 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2880 mm
Fuel Consumption City 11.8 L/100km 16.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.3 L/100km 14.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 83 L


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