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2011 Saab 9-4X 2011 Cadillac SRX 2011 Lexus RX 350
     
FWD 4dr 3.0i
  • FWD 4dr 3.0i
  • AWD 4dr 3.0i XWD
  • FWD 4dr 3.0i Premium
  • AWD 4dr 3.0i Premium XWD
  • AWD 4dr Aero XWD
FWD 4dr Base
  • FWD 4dr Base
  • FWD 4dr Luxury Collection
  • AWD 4dr Luxury Collection
  • FWD 4dr Performance Collection
  • FWD 4dr Premium Collection
  • AWD 4dr Performance Collection
  • AWD 4dr Premium Collection
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FWD 4dr
  • FWD 4dr
  • AWD 4dr

Prices

MSRP $33,380 $34,615 $39,075
Invoice $32,212 $32,711 $35,363
Avg. Paid $15,129 $20,608 $29,034

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.6 7.9 8.9
Critics' Rating 7.2 8.0 8.9
Performance 6.9 7.8 8.3
Interior 7.6 8.8 8.9
Operating Cost 7.5 7.7 7.8
Safety 9.7 9.7 9.3
Reliability N/A 3.0 5.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Attractive and upscale interior
  • Great safety ratings
  • Comfortable ride
  • High-quality interior
  • Above-average reliability rating
  • Smooth ride
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Chart-topping reliability
  • Quiet, luxurious interior
Cons
  • Questions about reliability and warranty coverage
  • Base engine is underpowered
  • Tepid handling
  • Poor fuel economy from turbocharged powerplants
  • Hefty curb weight diminishes performance and fuel economy
  • Not as sporty as some in the class

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.0L/183 Gas V6 3.0L/183 Gas V6 3.5L/211
MPG 18 City / 25 Hwy 18 City / 25 Hwy 18 City / 25 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility 4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 110.5 110.5 107.9
Length, Overall (in) 187.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.0 75.2 74.2
Height, Overall (in) 66.1 65.7 66.3
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD -

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional Optional
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4178

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Front On/Off Road Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear On/Off Road Optional
Compact Spare Tire Optional Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Optional Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Optional

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 3500 3500

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Power Liftgate Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Optional
Navigation from Telematics Standard Optional
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Optional Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional Optional
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 99.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.9 39.7 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.2 43.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.3 58.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.4 55.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.8 38.4 37.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 36.3 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 56.3 57.6
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.7 54.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 61.2 61.1 80.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 29.2 29.8 40.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Optional
Cassette Optional
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard
Split Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Adjustable Pedals Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.0L/183 3.5L/211
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 265 @ 6950 265 @ 6950 275 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 223 @ 5100 223 @ 5100 257 @ 4700
Transmission Automatic Automatic w/OD Automatic
Turning diameter 39.0 40.3 38.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 (Est) 18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 (Est) 25 25
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 21 19.2

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Linked H-Arm Linked H-Arm

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Manual Optional