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2009 Saturn Outlook Reviews


2009 Saturn Outlook is a large crossover SUV available in XE and XR trim levels. Seven to eight passengers can be accommodated inside Outlook and it gives a tough competition to Toyota Highlander, Ford Taurus X, and Honda Pilot.

2009 Saturn Outlook gets a considerable boost in torque and power; thanks to its updated direct-injection technology 3.6L V6 engine.

Standard Features
A variety of wheel choices and sizes are available for the vehicle depending on the trim level.

The trim XR is featured with roof rails, variable-effort power steering, leather seating, power driver seats, fog lights, interior with wood-grain trim, auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth connectivity, dual zone climate control, and leather wrapped steering wheel with remote audio controls.

The base XE adds 18-inch wheels, heated exterior mirrors, new cloth upholstery, CD/MP3 player, satellite radio, cruise control as well as air conditioning with rear controls.

Power Train

2009 Saturn Outlook XE is powered by a 3.6L V6 engine that is good enough for 281 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. The trim XR boosts 288 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. This power is sent through a standard 6-speed automatic transmission.

Both trims are offered with either all-wheel or front-wheel drive systems. The maximum towing capacity of Outlook can reach up to 4,500 pounds when properly equipped.

Gas Mileage
The EPA fuel economy of Outlook with front-wheel drive rates at 17 mpg in city, 24 mpg on highway, and 19 mpg when combined, while all-wheel drive versions gets 1 mpg less.

On the whole, the new Saturn Outlook turns out to be a decent option in the segment of large CUVs, but theres nothing really special about the vehicle, to compel the users to put their money on it.

At the same time, it makes a good buy for a used car, since there havent been any major upgrades for 2010/2011, and one can save a decent amount of money by doing so.

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