Compare 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL Class vs 1997 Saab 900

1997 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
1997 Saab 900
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2-Door Roadster 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 3.2L 18 24 $69,250 $79,600
2-Door Roadster 5.0L 15 23 $78,210 $89,900
2-Door Roadster 6.0L 13 20 $107,180 $123,200
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3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Sunroof S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Automatic S 19 27 $22,923 $25,470
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Sunroof S 19 27 $22,923 $25,470
3-Door Coupe Manual S 21 29 $22,923 $25,470
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Sunroof S 21 29 $22,923 $25,470
5-Door Sedan Automatic S 19 27 $23,823 $26,470
5-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof S 19 27 $23,823 $26,470
5-Door Sedan Manual S 21 29 $23,823 $26,470
5-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof S 21 29 $23,823 $26,470
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic SE 18 26 $27,423 $30,470
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $27,423 $30,470
3-Door Coupe Automatic SE Talledega 18 26 $27,663 $30,995
3-Door Coupe Manual SE Talledega 20 27 $27,663 $30,995
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic SE 18 26 $28,322 $31,470
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $28,322 $31,470
5-Door Sedan V6 Automatic SE 19 25 $28,322 $31,470
5-Door Sedan Automatic SE Talledega 18 26 $28,557 $31,995
5-Door Sedan Manual SE Talledega 20 27 $28,557 $31,995
2-Door Convertible Automatic S 19 27 $32,104 $35,670
2-Door Convertible Manual S 21 29 $32,104 $35,670
2-Door Convertible Turbo Automatic SE 18 26 $37,115 $41,470
2-Door Convertible Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $37,115 $41,470
2-Door Convertible V6 Automatic SE 19 25 $37,115 $41,470
2-Door Convertible Automatic SE Talledega 18 26 $36,849 $41,995
2-Door Convertible Manual SE Talledega 20 27 $36,849 $41,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$69,250
$22,923
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$79,600
$25,470
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1327 / month
$425 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 52.4
Passenger Capacity
2 5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.2 52.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.1 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
50.4 89.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- 52.6
Second Head Room (in)
- 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.6
Second Leg Room (in)
- 34.1
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
51.3 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.0 56.8
Wheelbase (in)
99.0 102.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 67.4
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 56.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.9 -TBD-
Length, Overall (in)
177.1 182.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.9 24.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4 Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.94 x .35 -TBD-
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.81 x 1.10 -TBD-
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.1 -TBD-
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 34.4
Steering Type
Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -TBD-
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/55ZR16 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
225/55ZR16 P195/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4010 3000
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 8 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 8 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.1 -TBD-
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110.0 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -TBD-
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
228 @ 5600 150 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
232 @ 3750 155 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2L/195.2 2.3L/140
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 27
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode) -TBD-
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.10
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.45 2.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59 3.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.39
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Saab 900
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link H-Formed
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Lower Control Arms MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar

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