Compare 2003 Lexus GS 300 vs 2003 Saab 9-5

2003 Lexus GS 300
2003 Saab 9-5
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 25 $34,077 $38,725
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4-Door Sedan 2.3t Linear
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.3t Linear 22 31 $32,289 $34,335
4-Door Wagon 2.3t Linear Sport 22 30 $32,956 $35,045
4-Door Sedan 3.0t Arc 18 26 $36,518 $39,040
4-Door Sedan Aero 22 30 $36,518 $39,040
4-Door Wagon 3.0t Arc Sport 18 26 $37,173 $39,745
4-Door Wagon Aero Sport 21 30 $37,173 $39,745
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,077
$32,289
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,725
$34,335
Monthly Payment Estimate
$645 / month
$572 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.6
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
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 190
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 106.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
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 -
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 - TBD - 11.26 x - TBD -
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 - TBD - 11.34 x - TBD -
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 37.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.2 15.9
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR16 P215/55VR16
Spare Tire Size
P225/55VR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR16 215/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3649 3470
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)
7.9 NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI Turbo Charged MFI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.92 4.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.89
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.357 3.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.424 1.18
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.753 0.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.431 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.180 1.76
Trans Order Code
NA MAN
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 300 Saab 9-5
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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