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This category is made up of the five trucks/SUVs from the four truck/SUV categories that got within 2/3rds of the votes of the winner but did not win. This thread will be voted on for seven days and then will close automatically.

For more on the DieselStation Car of the Year '09 competition, please see this thread.

BMW X6
Base MSRP:
$55,900 (xDrive35i), $66,650 (xDrive50i)
Available Engines: 3.0 liter DOHC twin-turbocharged 24-valve inline-6 with 300 HP and 300 ft.-lbs. of torque, 4.4 liter DOHC twin-turbocharged 32-valve V8 with 400 HP and 450 ft.-lbs. of torque
Available Transmissions: 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift capabilities
Available Drivetrains: All-wheel drive
EPA Fuel Economy: 15 City/20 Highway (xDrive35i), 13/18 (xDrive50i)
Curb Weight: 4894-5269 lbs.







Dodge Ram 1500
Base MSRP:
$21,270 (Reg. Cab V6 RWD), $29,475 (Ext. Cab 4.7 V8 4WD SLT), $43,240 (Crew Cab 5.7 V8 4WD Laramie)
Available Engines: 3.7 liter SOHC 12-valve V6 with 210 HP and 235 ft.-lbs. of torque, 4.7 liter SOHC 16-valve V8 with 310 HP and 330 ft.-lbs. of torque, 5.7 liter OHV 16-valve V8 with multiple displacement system and 390 HP and 410 ft.-lbs. of torque
Available Transmissions: 4-speed automatic (V6 only) or 5-speed automatic transmission with manual shift capabilities (N/A on V6)
Available Drivetrains: Rear wheel drive or part-time 4-wheel drive with low-range gearing (N/A on V6)
EPA Fuel Economy: 14 City/20 Highway (V6 & 5.7 RWD), 14/19 (4.7 RWD), 13/18 (4.7 & 5.7 4WD)
Curb Weight: 4517-5542 lbs.







Infiniti FX
Base MSRP:
$42,150 (FX35), $58,400 (FX50)
Available Engines: 3.5 liter DOHC 24-valve V6 with 303 HP and 262 ft.-lbs. of torque, 5.0 liter DOHC 32-valve V8 with 390 HP and 369 ft.-lbs. of torque
Available Transmissions: 7-speed automatic transmission with manual shift capabilities
Available Drivetrains: Rear wheel drive (FX35 only) or All-wheel drive
EPA Fuel Economy: 16 City/23 Highway (RWD FX35), 16/21 (AWD FX35), 14/20 (FX50)
Curb Weight: 4094-4575 lbs.







Subaru Forester
Base MSRP:
$19,995 (Base), $26,195 (Turbo)
Available Engines: 2.5 liter DOHC 16-valve horizontally-opposed flat-4 with 170 HP and 170 ft.-lbs. of torque, 2.5 liter DOHC turbocharged 16-valve horizontally-opposed flat-4 with 224 HP and 226 ft.-lbs. of torque
Available Transmissions: 5-speed manual (base only) or 4-speed automatic transmission with manual shift capabilities
Available Drivetrains: All-wheel drive
EPA Fuel Economy: 20 City/26 Highway (Base), 19/24 (Turbo)
Curb Weight: 3250-3460 lbs.







Volkswagen Tiguan
Base MSRP:
$23,200
Available Engines: 2.0 liter DOHC turbocharged 16-valve inline-4 with 200 HP and 206 ft.-lbs. of torque
Available Transmissions: 6-speed manual (FWD only) or 6-speed automatic transmission with manual shift capabilities
Available Drivetrains: Front wheel drive or All-wheel drive
EPA Fuel Economy: 19 City/26 Highway (FWD 6MT), 18/24 (FWD & AWD 6AT)
Curb Weight: 3433-3631 lbs.





nismo
Infiniti FX. Kthx
Razor
X6 made it this far... as far as it can!
moe
The Dodge.
Mitlov
Tiguan. It does the cute ute thing really, really well.
Aircooled
Everyone I have ever personally known to have a dodge truck has been a bloody thick skulled idiot who has a rebel flag and/or fake testicles on the ball hitch, so I'm going to have to say no to that stupidity.
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