We're looking forward to trying the same trick in the 9-7X Aero, as well as finding the limits of the Aero's beefed-up suspension and brakes. Like all Saabs, the new Saab 9-7X Aero is driver-focused, with a lowered chassis tuned and tested to deliver responsive, balanced handling. Response is crisp and immediate, thanks to the electronically controlled throttle. Exterior finish choices include Carbon Flash only non-Aero model for which this color is available and Diamond Silver metallic. More family resemblance becomes evident when you turn the key and large-displacement, American-style power rumbles to life. I already have a Trailblazer so I am familiar with the platform. Safety The 2009 Saab 9-7X comes standard with antilock disc brakes, stability control, front-seat side-impact airbags, full-length side curtain airbags and OnStar with crash notification.
SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557654042141 ; listingsSearchManager. Additional standard safety features include a tire pressure monitoring system. Properly equipped, the 9-7X can tow up to 6,600 pounds. Since its debut two years ago, more than 12,000 have been sold in the U. A lowered chassis, bigger front stabilizer bars, and huge 325mm front rotors will all do their best to improve handling.
Like its corporate cousins, the 2009 Saab 9-7X continues to ride on a truck-based body-on-frame chassis. As you might expect the Saab is much nicer on the inside and has much better handling. When compared with more sophisticated but similarly priced Japanese and European rivals, the 9-7X's interior design and materials quality simply don't measure up. The two other engines in the Saab 9-7X range include the 4. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. We test drove both the 6 and 8 cylinder, and opted for the 8. The six cylinder has ample power and it handles the road better than the 4-Runner I owned.
The performance-oriented Aero is equipped with a 6. Fuel economy was not much different between 6 or 8 so we went for the power. The brake pads use high-performance linings for strong fade resistance. While the power figures are impressive, we don't think Porsche has got anything to be worried about, at least in the handling arena. Air bag Passenger Sensing System front passenger air bag status. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter.
I would recommend this vehicle to anyone that wants luxury, and all the equipment. Let me put it in just one phrase: When I can not be in my C7 because I need to tow or get something big, I drive gladly my Saab 9-7x aero, because it feels like corvette made an suv. Exterior: sporty yet refined It is a tenet in the Scandinavian culture that form and function must ally to produce purposeful design. And those who ride in it want to know where to buy one. . For the price this is an outstanding value for this vehicle considering it comes with a 50,000 mile warranty. OnStar also automatically notifies emergency personnel in the event of a crash severe enough to deploy an air bag.
Other Features Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc Daytime Running Lamps StabiliTrak, electronic stability control system Air bags, frontal, driver and right front passenger Always use. Like the exterior, it features Saab-traditional strong, brand-distinctive design elements and cues, including the distinctive sliding-plate air vents, the famed fascia-integrated cupholder found in the Saab 9-5, and the trademark center console ignition. With 0-60 mph acceleration of less than six seconds, the 9-7X Aero is a treat for those who are passionate about the driving experience. And while we have no problem at all with the abundant power of the three available engines, they lack overall refinement when compared with the power delivery found in some of the 9-7X's premium rivals from overseas. The V-8 power together with all wheel drive is fantastic. Body Styles, Trim Levels, and Options The 2009 Saab 9-7X is a premium midsize sport-utility vehicle that seats five and is offered in three states of tune: base 4. Chrome-trimmed side assist steps are also offered as a dealer-installed option.
Likewise, the interior gets a few embroidered bits and that's it. Interior Design and Special Features Drivers who are familiar with other Saabs but don't look too closely should feel right at home behind the wheel of the 2009 9-7X. Additional strength is provided by a heavy-duty rear axle with limited-slip differential. It is offered for 4. Driving Impressions In order to achieve more responsive handling and coax a bit more Euro-style road feel from this truck-based chassis, Saab engineers stiffened the 9-7X's frame and recalibrated its antiquated A-arm front suspension and solid rear axle design. I would recommend this vehicle to anyone that wants luxury, and all the equipment.
Safety The 2009 Saab 9-7X comes standard with antilock disc brakes, stability control, front-seat side-impact airbags, full-length side curtain airbags and OnStar with crash notification. The price for a used one is incredibly low. Fuel economy was not much different between 6 or 8 so we went for the power. The two other engines in the Saab 9-7X range include the 4. With 0-60 mph acceleration under six seconds, the 9-7X Aero is a treat for those who are actively passionate about the driving experience. Maximum towing capacity on 9-7X Aero model is 6,600 pounds 2,994 kg.
The 9-7X Aero will be easy to spot as it wears a paint color all its own: Carbon Flash Metallic. I daily drive a new corvette C7 and my wife daily drive range rover. I daily drive a new corvette C7 and my wife daily drive range rover. The 2009 9-7X Aero is powered by the powerful, 6. The engine seamlessly returns to V-8 mode the instant the controller determines that vehicle speed or load requires additional power. It is a torque-bias system that detects low traction at one axle and directs more torque to the other when needed. Brake feel is also a weak point, as the pedal lacks the progressive and confident modulation associated with a premium vehicle.