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2006 Saab 9-2X Change
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Selected Style 4-Door Wagon 2.5i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon 2.5i 22 29 $21,841 $22,990
4-Door Wagon Aero 21 27 $25,603 $26,950
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 30 $28,300 $30,900
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 30 $28,300 $30,900
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $29,575 $32,300
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 19 27 $29,575 $32,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 28 $30,030 $32,800
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 28 $31,665 $34,600
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $33,485 $36,600
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $34,395 $37,600
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 19 28 $35,215 $38,500
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $36,215 $39,600
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $41,040 $44,900
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $44,680 $48,900
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $51,685 $56,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$21,841
$28,300
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,990
$30,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$383 / month
$515 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 34.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 37.4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 55.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 55.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 41.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.4 93.0
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 175.6 178.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 55.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.3 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 99.4 108.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 27.9 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 61.6 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.3 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.79
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.9 15.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 36.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact N/A
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
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) 3091 3285
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - N/A
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact N/A
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 185
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 165 @ 5600 215 @ 6250
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System MPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 166 @ 4000 185 @ 2750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/150 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 30
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.06 2.46
Trans Order Code MAN NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.90 3.23
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.23
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 4.32
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.66
Trans Type 5 6
Summary
Vehicle Name Saab 9-2X BMW 3 Series
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - TBD - w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Dual Link 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - TBD - w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut type
 
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