Compare 2012 Saab 9-3 vs 2012 Chevrolet Volt

2012 Saab 9-3
2012 Chevrolet Volt
Add Vehicle
Select style
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD 20 33 $28,177 $28,900
4-Door Wagon Manual FWD 20 33 $29,084 $29,830
4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD 19 29 $29,493 $30,250
4-Door Wagon Automatic FWD 18 28 $30,400 $31,180
4-Door Sedan Automatic XWD 18 29 $31,585 $32,395
4-Door Sedan Manual XWD 20 30 $31,585 $32,395
4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD Aero 19 29 $32,966 $34,340
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD Aero 20 33 $32,966 $34,340
4-Door Wagon Automatic XWD 18 29 $33,576 $34,975
4-Door Wagon Manual XWD 20 30 $33,576 $34,975
4-Door Sedan Automatic XWD Aero 18 29 $35,630 $37,115
4-Door Sedan Manual XWD Aero 20 30 $35,630 $37,115
2-Door Convertible Manual FWD 20 33 $38,502 $39,490
2-Door Convertible Automatic FWD 18 28 $39,819 $40,840
2-Door Convertible Automatic FWD Aero 18 28 $42,316 $44,080
2-Door Convertible Manual FWD Aero 20 33 $42,316 $44,080
2-Door Convertible Automatic FWD Independence 18 28 $44,236 $46,080
2-Door Convertible Manual FWD Independence 20 33 $44,236 $46,080
Select style
5-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB 35 40 $37,579 $39,145
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,177
$37,579
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,900
$39,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$482 / month
$652 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Chevrolet Volt is the plug-in electric car you drive as far as you want--if you can find one to buy.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 35 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 4
EPA Classification
Compact Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 36.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.1
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.7
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 34.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 37.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 56.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96 90.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
182.9 177.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 56.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 62.1
Wheelbase (in)
105.3 105.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.4
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 61.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.0 10.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.5 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Regenerative
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 9.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 36.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
- TBD - P215/55R17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - 5GN
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
- TBD - P215/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - 5GN
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3710 3781
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 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)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.4L/85
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 5300 - TBD -
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Electric/Gas I4
Fuel System
- TBD - Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2500 - TBD -
Engine Order Code
- TBD - LUU
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 35
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 40
Battery Range (mi)
- 35
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- 95
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 94
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- 93
Transmission
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Trans Order Code
- TBD - MKA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Saab 9-3 Chevrolet Volt
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Toe-link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/anti-roll bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 5.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Continue