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Selected Style 5-Door HB SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB SE 23 33 $26,409 $27,995
5-Door HB Viggen 19 28 $35,057 $38,095
3-Door HB Viggen 19 28 $35,057 $38,095
2-Door Convertible SE 23 33 $37,405 $39,995
2-Door Convertible Viggen 19 28 $41,405 $44,995
4-Door Sedan Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Base 17 25 $35,097 $38,185
4-Door Sedan w/Driver Select System 17 25 $35,641 $38,790
4-Door Sedan w/Personal Security 17 25 $36,528 $39,775
4-Door Sedan w/Luxury Appearance 17 25 $36,636 $39,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,409
$35,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,995
$38,185
Monthly Payment Estimate
$467 / month
$636 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 56.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 57.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.3 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.6 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 86.9 101.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.2 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 3.9 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 182.3 208.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.2 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.8 61.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.6 109.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 27.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 73.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 21.8 18.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.34 x - TBD - 11.6 x 1.02
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) 11.26 x - TBD - 10.1 x 0.55
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 20.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6 16.95
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4 41.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 2.86
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA T31
Front Tire Size P205/50ZR16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code NA T31
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/50ZR16 P225/60R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3060 3868
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.7 13.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 125
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5500 275 @ 5750
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System Turbo Charged MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 209 @ 2200 275 @ 4750
Engine Order Code NA 99V
Displacement 2.0L/121 4.6L/281
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 25
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.66 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.76 1.54
Trans Order Code NA 44X
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.05 3.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual Electronic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.38 2.77
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saab 9-3 Lincoln Continental
Body Style 5 Door Hatchback 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Air springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .59 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Alum. control arm
 
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