• (4.7) 3 reviews
  • MSRP: $109,309$157,013
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 16
  • Engine: 552-hp, 5.2-liter V-10 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
2009 Lamborghini Gallardo

Our Take on the 2009 Lamborghini Gallardo

Our Take

The high-performance Lamborghini Gallardo represents the essence of exotic ultra-luxury. Unlike other Lamborghini's, the Gallardo is intended to perform well as an everyday driver as well as a racing machine. The 2009 Gallardo — dubbed LP560-4 — is available as a coupe or Spyder ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Price
  • Fuel economy

Notable Features

  • Redesigned for 2009
  • 552-hp, 5.2-liter V-10
  • Available paddle shifters
  • Standard AWD
  • Lightweight construction
  • Coupe and convertible body styles


Our Expert Reviews

How often does a 41-year-old guy get the chance to wear leather pants and no one notice? Drive up in a Lamborghini and it almost looks natural.During four days of test driving the all-new 2009 Gallardo LP560-- 4, I could have been in a man-kini and no one would have cared. Everyone would still want to be my friend as long as I held the keys to this supercar. Some might have wanted to drive it,... Read full review for the 2009 Lamborghini Gallardo

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 3 reviews

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Fun for going downtown

by Dr. Sports Car from Scottsdale, AZ on August 9, 2010

The Lambo is not my daily driver. It is fun however, to drive in Downtown Phoenix. Not that good for my money. My lotus is much better in that section. It is a head turner so i gave it 5 stars in Exte... Read Full Review

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,100 per year.

Warranty Coverage





What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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