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Selected Style 4-Door Sport Sedan Linear
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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
2005 4-Door Sedan 1.8T Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2005 2-Door Cabriolet CVT 1.8T 23 30 $32,958 $35,750
2005 2-Door Cabriolet CVT 3.0L 21 29 $38,918 $42,300
2005 2-Door Cabriolet quattro 3.0L 18 26 $40,868 $44,250
2005 4-Door Sedan Manual 1.8T 22 31 $23,823 $25,800
2005 4-Door Sedan CVT 1.8T 23 29 $24,995 $27,000
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 1.8T 21 30 $26,137 $28,150
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 1.8T 20 29 $27,309 $29,350
2005 4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L 21 29 $29,500 $31,950
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 3.0L 18 26 $31,087 $33,590
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $32,259 $34,790
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 1.8T 21 30 $27,047 $29,150
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 1.8T 20 29 $28,219 $30,350
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 3.0L 18 26 $31,997 $34,590
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.0L 18 26 $33,169 $35,790
2005 4-Door Sedan Manual 1.8T SE 22 31 $23,823 $25,800
2005 4-Door Sedan CVT 1.8T SE 23 29 $24,995 $27,000
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 1.8T SE 21 30 $26,137 $28,150
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 1.8T SE 20 29 $27,309 $29,350
2005 4-Door Sedan CVT 3.0L SE 21 29 $29,500 $31,950
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 3.0L SE 18 26 $31,087 $33,590
2005 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.0L SE 18 26 $32,259 $34,790
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 1.8T SE 21 30 $27,047 $29,150
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 1.8T SE 20 29 $28,219 $30,350
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 3.0L SE 18 26 $31,997 $34,590
2005 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.0L SE 18 26 $33,169 $35,790
2005.5 4-Door Sedan Manual 2.0T 23 34 $25,234 $27,350
2005.5 4-Door Sedan CVT 2.0T 24 32 $26,406 $28,550
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 2.0T 22 31 $27,334 $29,450
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 2.0T 22 30 $28,506 $30,650
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 3.2L 19 26 $32,828 $35,400
2005.5 Wagon Avant quattro Manual 2.0T 22 31 $28,244 $30,450
2005.5 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 2.0T 22 30 $29,416 $31,650
2005.5 Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 3.2L 19 26 $33,738 $36,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,330
$23,823
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,850
$25,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$448 / month
$430 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1 34.3
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.4 90.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 55.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 60.1
Wheelbase (in) 105.3 104.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.0 69.5
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.2
Length, Overall (in) 182.5 179.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.8 56.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0 13.4
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.87 x - TBD - 9.6 x 0.39
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) 11.14 x - TBD - 11.3 x 0.39
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.97 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 36.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 215/55HR16 P215/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 215/55HR16 P215/55HR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P215/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3175 3252
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 195 @ 2500 166 @ 1950
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5500 170 @ 5900
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Turbocharged MFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.78
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18 1.43
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.66 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.43 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.88 2.18
Trans Order Code MAN NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Saab 9-3 Audi A4
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Four Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-link Trapezoidal Link
 
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