Compare 2006 Mercedes-Benz C Class vs 2006 Saab 9-5

2006 Mercedes-Benz C Class
2006 Saab 9-5
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4-Door Sedan 2.5L Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Sport 21 29 $27,156 $29,200
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Luxury 21 28 $30,644 $32,950
4-Door Sedan 3.0L 4MATIC Luxury 19 26 $32,318 $34,750
4-Door Sedan 3.5L Sport 20 28 $34,922 $37,550
4-Door Sedan 3.5L Luxury 20 29 $35,480 $38,150
4-Door Sedan 3.5L 4MATIC Luxury 19 24 $37,154 $39,950
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 17 22 $50,638 $54,450
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4-Door Sedan 2.3T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.3T 21 29 $31,884 $34,100
4-Door Wagon 2.3T 21 29 $32,819 $35,100
4-Door Sedan 2.3T Sport 21 29 $32,869 $35,195
4-Door Wagon 2.3T Sport 21 29 $33,804 $36,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,156
$31,884
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,200
$34,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$487 / month
$568 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 36.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 96.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 37.1
Second Hip Room (in)
54.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
51.9 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.0 70.5
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
178.4 190.4
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.1 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
106.9 106.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.2 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.18 12.05 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x 0.39 11.26 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.3 37.1
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Steering Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
245/40ZR17 235/45VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/45ZR17 235/45VR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3405 3470
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/152 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
201 @ 6200 260 @ 5300
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
SMPI Turbo Charged MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 2700 - 5000 258 @ 1900-4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 1.18
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.06 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.83 1.76
Trans Order Code
NA MAN
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 4.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.25 0.89
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.01 3.38
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz C-Class Saab 9-5
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil-Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Arm Multilink Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil-Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
3-Link MacPherson Strut

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