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Rating 75/100 Background Though the new 2011 Saab 9-4X is almost mechanically identical to the Cadillac SRX crossover, it isn’t the sort of half-hearted badge replacement job that Saab offered up with its most recent SUVs like the woeful Saab 9-7X. No, you’d be hard-pressed to tell that the 9-4X shares anything with its GM …

Rating 68/100 Background Enthusiasts with a penchant for Swedish-flavored transportation — and, perhaps with a Saab passenger auto already parked outside — may think they’ve found the utility car of their dreams when they lay eyes on the 2009 Saab 9-7X. Front fascias can be deceiving, however. Behind that distinctively Swedish face, the 9-7X is …

Rating 73/100 Background Saab introduced its first-ever SUV three years ago in an attempt to jump on the sport-utility bandwagon and diversify its model lineup. To do so, it took the quick and easy route by basing the 9-7X on parent company General Motors’ existing midsize SUV platform. The result was a premium-priced, Swedish-themed sport-utility …

Rating 55/100 Background Hoping to broaden its customer base, Saab introduced its first-ever sport utility car a couple of years ago: the 9-7X. It’s new to the Saab lineup, but the car is familiar in some aspects. The 2007 Saab 9-7X shares its underpinnings with General Motors’ midsize SUVs, which means there are a host …

Rating 85/100 Background On sports shows, you hear all the time about players or teams who are “underrated” or “overlooked.” In the automotive world, we’d probably use the same terms to describe the Cadillac SRX. Even though we have thought pretty highly of it through the years, consumers were never particularly smitten. Sales, at least …