2012 Saab 9-4X Review and Price
Saab – The Swedish automobile manufacturing company has always been on forefront by evolving with latest innovative ideas and refreshed designs incorporated with modern trends of latest automobile technology. Saab brings its unique design with great engineering values which is classified under mid-size luxury crossover class to be known as 2012 Saab 9-4X. This is claimed to be the fastest growing segment.
The basic design of 2012 Saab 9-4X is inspired from Aero X architecture with spacious cabin and larger cargo floor to offer an enjoyable ride. The muscular looks with sporty design comes with a sparkling finish and is attributed with fully furnished cabin for drivers convenience, expandable cargo floor according to requirements, ice block light system and Saab signature windshield with three barred grille front and black mesh. The crossover is loaded with bi-Xenon headlights and fog lamps. The roofline is seen to be lowered a bit and the sophisticated design is free from extra decorative units. The Saab sculpture is based on a set of 18 inch alloy wheels with six spokes as a standard attribute. Towards the rear, rhomboid shaped dual exhaust pipes are properly synced with the mouldings of lower bumpers.
The powertrain of 2012 Saab 9-4X is supported with two versions of highly efficient aluminium engines. One version is supported with V6 engine and 3.0 liter displacement and 24 valves to control the inlet and exhaust of fuel through the engine accompanied with six speed automatic transmission mechanism. The mechanical assembly powered to use front wheel drive with the capacity to generate 265 horsepower and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph within 7.9 seconds. Saab’s all wheel drive mechanism will be optional with this power pack. The estimated mileage offered by this mechanical pack could be 20 miles per gallon. The other version is the assembly of 2.8 liter displacement with V6 turbo charged engine designed to use six speed automatic transmission has the capacity to generate 300 horsepower and the torque of 295 lb.ft. This assembly is designed with all wheel drive mechanism as standard attribute. It can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph within 7.7 seconds. It is expected to offer better performance of 18 miles per gallon.
The lavish interiors of 2012 Saab 9-4X is generously spaced to comfortably accommodate 5 passengers. The cockpit design is driver centric with center console, dashboard and center console. Driver’s seat is featured with 8 way adjustability and rear seat with 60/40 split function. This helps to further enhance the cargo floor. The interiors come with wood finish or with carbon fiber finish. The gauges are designed with green lighted pointer for easy visibility. Fairly sufficient onboard storage space is available. Center console is fitted with 12 volt USB as well as AUX connections. The music system is available with two options, the one with 7 speaker and the other premium standard Bose system. Navigation system with 8 inch touch screen and 10 GB storage for music files is the optional attribute. OnStar Communication system is very convenient with the use of Bluetooth connectivity for mobile phone. The control of this system is mounted on steering wheel. The comfort is added with dual zone climate control system. Two video systems with 8 inch screen for rear passengers is optional amenity.
The highly efficient safety components with improved amenities are the attraction of Saab vehicles. All the vehicles from Saab are claimed to be 5 star performers. Therefore, we can expect the same from 2012 Saab 9-4X.