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Selected Style 4-Door Sport Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport Sedan 22 31 $24,434 $25,900
4-Door Sport Sedan Aero 18 28 $30,082 $31,900
2-Door Convertible 21 29 $34,434 $36,500
2-Door Convertible Aero 18 28 $39,512 $41,900
5-Door Sport Wagon Combi 22 31 $25,377 $26,900
5-Door Sport Wagon Combi Aero 18 28 $31,025 $32,900
4-Door Sedan 2.3T
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.3T 21 29 $31,884 $34,100
4-Door Sedan 2.3T Sport 21 29 $32,869 $35,195
4-Door Wagon 2.3T 21 29 $32,819 $35,100
4-Door Wagon 2.3T Sport 21 29 $33,804 $36,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,434
$31,884
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,900
$34,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$432 / month
$568 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.1 56.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 35.1 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 37.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.4 96.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.3 56.9
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 182.5 190.4
Height, Overall (in) 56.8 57.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 105.3 106.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.0 70.5
Track Width, Front (in) 59.9 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.0 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - 11.26 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) 11.1 x - TBD - 12.05 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4 37.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.97 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16 15.9
Tires
Front Tire Size 215/55HR16 235/45VR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 215/55HR16 235/45VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3175 3470
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System MPFI Turbo Charged MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 221 @ 2500 258 @ 1900-4000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 5500 260 @ 5300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 4.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.89
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.38
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18 1.18
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.66 0.66
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.43 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.88 1.76
Trans Order Code MAN MAN
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Saab 9-3 Saab 9-5
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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