• (4.8) 9 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,323$9,099
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 17-18
  • Engine: 290-hp, 4.2-liter I-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2006 Saab 9-7X

Our Take on the 2006 Saab 9-7X

Few automakers have steered clear of the sport utility vehicle market, but Saab has been one of the holdouts. That changed in late May 2005 when a few full-size 9-7X models debuted. Following on the heels of the 9-2X sport wagon, which was developed with Subaru and debuted as a 2005 model, the 9-... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride on rougher pavement
  • Occasionally awkward transmission operation
  • Six-cylinder noisier than V-8

Notable Features

  • Six-cylinder or new Displacement on Demand V-8
  • Standard AWD
  • Full-fledged premium SUV
  • Standard StabiliTrak for 2006
  • Sport-tuned suspension

2006 Saab 9-7X Reviews

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Back in my kid-less days, purchasing a vehicle was simple. I had to find a salesperson who actually listened to me, which admittedly was a tad tricky, but from that point on it was just a matter of money. Now, with two little ones in tow, there are litanies of what might seem like trivial factors to consider.Who would think I would actually place any emphasis on where the backseat cupholders ar... Read full review for the 2006 Saab 9 7 X

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Best Luxury midsize SUV

by Spicy WaSaaby from Kansas City, MO on March 23, 2011

I have driven or been in just about all the midsized luxury SUV's 2008 or older and the 9-7x tops them all. First of all, I have the V8 engine and it gets better gas mileage than my previous V6 Jeep G... Read Full Review

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2006 Saab 9-7X Safety Ratings

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There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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