Compare 2012 Saab 9-3 vs 2012 Chrysler 300

2012 Saab 9-3
2012 Chrysler 300
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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
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4-Door Sedan V6 RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD 18 27 $26,712 $27,670
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD Limited 19 31 $31,312 $32,670
4-Door Sedan V6 RWD 300S 19 31 $32,232 $33,670
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD Limited 18 27 $33,473 $35,020
4-Door Sedan V6 AWD 300S 18 27 $34,393 $36,020
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD 300C 16 25 $36,832 $38,670
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD 300S 16 25 $37,752 $39,670
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD Mopar 12 16 25 $37,752 $39,670
4-Door Sedan V8 AWD 300C 15 23 $38,993 $41,020
4-Door Sedan V8 AWD 300S 15 23 $39,913 $42,020
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD 300C Luxury Series 16 25 $40,052 $42,170
4-Door Sedan V8 AWD 300C Luxury Series 15 23 $42,213 $44,520
4-Door Sedan V8 RWD SRT8 14 23 $46,062 $47,670
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,177
$26,712
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,900
$27,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$482 / month
$461 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Riper and more mature, the latest Chrysler 300 has classically handsome looks and in the right versions, big rear-drive fun.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Compact Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 59.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96 106.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 37.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 57.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.8
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.2
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 40.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 38.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 63.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
182.9 198.6
Height, Overall (in)
57.1 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.3 63.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.3 120.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 30.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 75.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.0 16.3
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.6 x 0.4
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)
- TBD - 12.6 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.0 19.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 15.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 38.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - TW1
Front Tire Size
- TBD - P215/65R17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - TW1
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - TBG
Rear Tire Size
- TBD - P215/65R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3710 3999
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
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 - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 14.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 160
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2500 260 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
- TBD - ERB
Displacement
2.0L/122 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 5300 292 @ 6350
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
- TBD - Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.41
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.16
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.19
Trans Order Code
- TBD - DGJ
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.59
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Saab 9-3 Chrysler 300
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.0
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Five-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Toe-link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Short-Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.5
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/anti-roll bar w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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