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

2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class
2006 Saab 9-5
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4-Door Sedan 5.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 22 $60,357 $64,900
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 20 $80,538 $86,600
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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
$60,357
$31,884
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$64,900
$34,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1082 / month
$568 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.0 36.6
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 37.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.3 96.2
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
36.1 37.0
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.0 56.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.0 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
112.4 106.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.7 70.5
Track Width, Front (in)
62.5 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
193.0 190.4
Height, Overall (in)
54.7 57.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.9 15.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 11.26 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 12.05 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 37.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
275/35ZR18 235/45VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
245/40ZR18 235/45VR17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3992 3470
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
339 @ 2700-4250 258 @ 1900-4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.0L/303 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 5600 260 @ 5300
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
SMPI Turbo Charged MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.18
Trans Type
7 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.76
Trans Order Code
NA MAN
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.65 4.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.89
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Saab 9-5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
4-Link MacPherson Strut
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

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