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Selected Style 4-Door Wagon Linear
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Arc 20 30 $32,529 $34,775
4-Door Sedan Aero 20 28 $37,285 $39,860
4-Door Wagon Linear 21 29 $30,587 $32,525
4-Door Wagon Arc 21 29 $33,194 $35,490
4-Door Wagon Aero 20 28 $37,945 $40,570
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 20 26 $31,216 $35,275
4-Door SUV AWD 18 24 $32,455 $36,675
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,587
$31,216
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,525
$35,275
Monthly Payment Estimate
$542 / month
$588 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Mid-Size Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in) NA -
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 38.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Third Hip Room (in) NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 58.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.5
Third Head Room (in) NA -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.6
Third Shoulder Room (in) NA -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.6 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 97.3 102.5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 58.9
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - 30.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.5 72.6
Track Width, Front (in) 59.9 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 7.09
Length, Overall (in) 190 186.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - 45.4
Height, Overall (in) 57.0 66.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.9 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 106.4 106.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - 34.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - 77.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 73.0 84.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - 38.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - 41.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 31.4 38.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - 45.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.26 x - TBD - 11.3 x 0.39
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.34 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 19.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.9 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 43.3
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/55VR16 225/65SR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - 225/65SR17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 215/55VR16 225/65SR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3620 3860
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) NA 10.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 582
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System Turbo Charged MFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 207 @ 1800-3500 242 @ 3600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.3L/140 3.3L/202
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 5500 230 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 20
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.76 2.360
Trans Order Code MAN NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.05 3.48
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 1.047
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.38 4.235
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18 1.517
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.66 0.756
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.378
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4-Door SUV
Vehicle Name Saab 9-5 Lexus RX 330
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.55
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Dual-Link Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.55
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
 
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