Compare 2001 Lexus GS 300 vs 2001 Saab 9-5

2001 Lexus GS 300
2001 Saab 9-5
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 24 $33,972 $38,605
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4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 20 29 $31,955 $33,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof 20 29 $31,995 $33,995
4-Door Sedan Manual 21 30 $31,955 $33,995
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof 21 30 $31,955 $33,995
4-Door Wagon Automatic 19 26 $32,613 $34,695
4-Door Wagon Automatic w/Sunroof 19 26 $32,613 $34,695
4-Door Wagon Manual 21 28 $32,613 $34,695
4-Door Wagon Manual w/Sunroof 21 28 $32,613 $34,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 19 26 $36,138 $38,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof SE 19 26 $36,138 $38,650
4-Door Wagon Automatic SE 18 26 $36,792 $39,350
4-Door Wagon Automatic w/Sunroof SE 18 26 $36,792 $39,350
4-Door Sedan Aero Automatic Aero 19 26 $37,564 $40,175
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof Aero 19 26 $37,564 $40,175
4-Door Sedan Manual Aero 21 28 $37,564 $40,175
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof Aero 21 28 $37,564 $40,175
4-Door Wagon Automatic Aero 19 25 $38,218 $40,875
4-Door Wagon Automatic w/Sunroof Aero 19 25 $38,218 $40,875
4-Door Wagon Manual Aero 20 27 $38,218 $40,875
4-Door Wagon Manual w/Sunroof Aero 20 27 $38,218 $40,875
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,972
$31,995
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,605
$33,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$643 / month
$567 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 36.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 114.9
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 106.4
Liftover Height (in)
26.0 21.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.5
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 189.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 0.47 11.26 x .39
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x 1.26 11.34 x .98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.2 15.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P215/60VR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60VR16 P215/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60VR16 P215/55VR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 180
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 180
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3650 3530
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 7.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 70
Engine
Fuel System
EFI Turbo Charged SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 3800 207 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/183 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 5800 185 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.92 2.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.357 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.424 1.39
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.753 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.431 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.180 2.10
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 300 Saab 9-5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 .59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 1.02

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