posted on May, 3 2011 @ 11:05 AM
Those cars listed all categorically fall into the most fuel inefficient categories of vehicles.
And That happens to be SUVs and performance/sports cars.
I don't think V8 equipped Pickup Trucks would fare nearly as well either for that matter with city performance around 10 mpg.
As far as that SAAB, it wasn't your traditional SAAB of Sweden but the GM owned SAAB....and hence the poor mileage due to being equipped with a GM
The GM standard approach using badge engineering and a GM V8, the same as used in the GM Trucks and had been intended to to create a high
performance SAAB SUV to compete with the likes of the Acura MDX, BMW X5,Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, Porsche Cayenne Turbo ....etc.
Here's what Car & Driver had to say about this GM powered SAAB.
As truck-based mid-size SUVs become less and less relevant to consumers—let alone Saab buyers—Saab has resorted to the unthinkable to try to keep
sales of its ill-conceived 9-7X alive: sticking a 6.0-liter LS2 V-8 with 390 horsepower and 395 pound-feet of torque under its long, non-clamshell
hood. Yes, you're looking at none other than the Saab SS.....