Compare 2004 Mercedes-Benz SL Class vs 2004 Saab 9-3

2004 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
2004 Saab 9-3
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2-Door Roadster 5.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 5.0L 16 23 $82,584 $88,800
2-Door Roadster 5.5L AMG 14 21 $111,647 $120,050
2-Door Roadster 5.5L 13 19 $117,413 $126,250
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4-Door Sport Sedan Linear
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport Sedan Linear 23 34 $24,929 $26,425
4-Door Sport Sedan Arc 23 30 $28,760 $30,485
4-Door Sport Sedan Aero 20 28 $30,766 $32,685
2-Door Convertible Arc 21 29 $37,715 $39,995
2-Door Convertible Aero 21 30 $40,078 $42,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$82,584
$24,929
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$88,800
$26,425
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1480 / month
$440 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.9 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 38.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
50.3 90.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.0 56.3
Passenger Capacity
2 5
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 42.3
Second Leg Room (in)
- 35.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- 37.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
178.5 182.5
Height, Overall (in)
51.0 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.5 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
100.8 105.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.0 69.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.2 14.8
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x - TBD - 12.3 x - TBD -
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)
11.8 x - TBD - 11.4 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21 16.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 2.97
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.2 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack-and-pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
285/35WR18 P205/55R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
255/40WR18 P205/55R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4065 3175
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
143 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
339 @ 2700-4250 195 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.0L/303 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 5600 175 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI Turbocharged MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 23
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.18
Trans Type
7 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 .66
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 1.88
Trans Order Code
NA MAN
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.82 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 .89
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 3.58
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Saab 9-3
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent 4-Link MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Arm Multilink 4-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs - TBD -

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