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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 20 30 $21,099 $23,060
4-Door Sedan GT 20 30 $22,838 $24,960
4-Door Sedan GTP 19 28 $24,457 $26,730
4-Door Sedan GXP 18 27 $26,841 $29,335
4-Door Sport Sedan Linear
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport Sedan Linear 22 32 $25,330 $26,850
4-Door Sport Sedan Arc 22 32 $28,538 $30,250
4-Door Sport Sedan Aero 22 32 $30,922 $32,850
2-Door Convertible Linear 22 32 $34,985 $37,100
2-Door Convertible Arc 22 32 $37,814 $40,100
2-Door Convertible Aero 22 32 $40,172 $42,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,099
$25,330
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,060
$26,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$384 / month
$448 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 54.5 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 35.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.0 93.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 38.9
Second Hip Room (in) 54.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 36.2 37.0
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.3 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 105.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.6 69.0
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 198.3 182.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 15.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.5 x - TBD - 10.87 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x - TBD - 11.14 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 16.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 35.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.4 2.97
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.2 16
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QNX NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 215/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code QNX NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 215/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3477 3175
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI Turbocharged MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 230 @ 4000 195 @ 2500
Engine Order Code L26 NA
Displacement 3.8L/231 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 200 @ 5200 175 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.05 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.58
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.18
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 1.88
Trans Order Code NA MAN
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Pontiac Grand Prix Saab 9-3
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Wide Track 4-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Independent Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Wide Track MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.68 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Independent Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 - TBD -
 
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