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Selected Style 3-Door HB Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Automatic 21 28 $25,170 $26,495
3-Door HB Automatic w/Sunroof 21 28 $25,170 $26,495
3-Door HB Manual 21 29 $25,170 $26,495
3-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof 21 29 $25,170 $26,495
5-Door HB Automatic 21 28 $25,402 $26,995
5-Door HB Automatic w/Sunroof 21 28 $25,402 $26,995
5-Door HB Manual 21 29 $25,402 $26,995
5-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof 21 29 $25,402 $26,995
5-Door HB Automatic SE 21 28 $30,737 $32,595
5-Door HB Automatic w/Sunroof SE 21 28 $30,737 $32,595
5-Door HB Manual SE 22 29 $30,737 $32,595
5-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof SE 22 29 $30,737 $32,595
3-Door HB Manual Viggen 21 31 $34,955 $37,995
3-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof Viggen 21 31 $34,955 $37,995
5-Door HB Manual Viggen 21 31 $34,955 $37,995
5-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof Viggen 21 31 $34,955 $37,995
2-Door Convertible Automatic w/Black Top SE 21 28 $37,395 $39,995
2-Door Convertible Automatic w/Blue Top SE 21 28 $37,395 $39,995
2-Door Convertible Manual w/Black Top SE 22 29 $37,355 $39,995
2-Door Convertible Manual w/Blue Top SE 22 29 $37,355 $39,995
2-Door Convertible Manual w/Black Top Viggen 21 31 $41,395 $44,995
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,170
$28,957
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,495
$31,305
Monthly Payment Estimate
$442 / month
$522 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.9
Second Leg Room (in) 34.1 37.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.3 98.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 54.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.9 38.4
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 55.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.8 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 102.6 107.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 70.3
Track Width, Front (in) 57.2 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.2
Length, Overall (in) 182.3 192.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.2 56.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 21.7 14.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.26 x - TBD - 11.26 x 0.47
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.34 x - TBD - 11.65 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 16.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 36.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4 33.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60VR15 P225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60VR15 P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P225/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2980 3770
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.7 10.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 60 300
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 194 @ 2100 192 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA L81
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 5500 200 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System Turbo Charged EFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.38 2.86
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.66 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.76 1.62
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.05 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Hatchback 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Saab 9-3 Cadillac Catera
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .59 0.59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Multi-link
 
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