Compare 2006 Saab 9-5 vs 2006 Mercedes-Benz C Class

2006 Saab 9-5
2006 Mercedes-Benz C Class
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4-Door Sedan 2.3T
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.3T 21 29 $31,884 $34,100
4-Door Wagon 2.3T 21 29 $32,819 $35,100
4-Door Sedan 2.3T Sport 21 29 $32,869 $35,195
4-Door Wagon 2.3T Sport 21 29 $33,804 $36,195
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4-Door Sedan 2.5L Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 2.5L Sport 21 29 $27,156 $29,200
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Luxury 21 28 $30,644 $32,950
4-Door Sedan 3.0L 4MATIC Luxury 19 26 $32,318 $34,750
4-Door Sedan 3.5L Sport 20 28 $34,922 $37,550
4-Door Sedan 3.5L Luxury 20 29 $35,480 $38,150
4-Door Sedan 3.5L 4MATIC Luxury 19 24 $37,154 $39,950
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 17 22 $50,638 $54,450
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,884
$27,156
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,100
$29,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$568 / month
$487 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 54.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.9
Second Leg Room (in)
36.6 33.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.2 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.1 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 53.1
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 37.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 55.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.9 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
106.4 106.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.5 68.0
Track Width, Front (in)
59.9 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
190.4 178.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.9 12.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.26 x - TBD - 11.4 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.05 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.18
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)
18.5 16.4
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 35.3
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
235/45VR17 245/40ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
235/45VR17 225/45ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3470 3405
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
Turbo Charged MFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1900-4000 181 @ 2700 - 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.3L/140 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
260 @ 5300 201 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.38 5.01
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.18 1.78
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.76 2.83
Trans Order Code
MAN NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.05 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89 1.25
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Saab 9-5 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Coil-Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut 3-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Coil-Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multilink 5-Arm Multilink

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