Compare 2010 Saab 9-5 vs 2010 BMW 5-Series

2010 Saab 9-5
2010 BMW 5-Series
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4-Door Sedan Aero
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Aero 16 27 $44,473 $47,565
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4-Door Sedan RWD 528i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 18 28 $42,275 $45,950
4-Door Sedan AWD 528i xDrive 17 25 $44,390 $48,250
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 17 26 $47,150 $51,250
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 16 25 $49,265 $53,550
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 535i xDrive 16 23 $51,475 $55,950
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 15 22 $55,750 $60,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,473
$42,275
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,565
$45,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$793 / month
$766 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Whether as a sedan or wagon, the 2010 BMW 5-Series is a distinctly sportier, tech-savvy alternative to luxury rivals-without giving up any comfort.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
58.9 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.2 99.1
Second Head Room (in)
57.9 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 57.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 36.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
197.2 191.1
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 57.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
111.7 113.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.5 72.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.2 14.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.05 x - TBD - 12.8 x - TBD -
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)
11.26 x - TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.9 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Servotronic Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QNS NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45R18 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
QNS NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45R18 P225/50R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 3505
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Alumuinum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 180
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 1850 200 @ 2750
Engine Order Code
LAU NA
Displacement
2.8L/171 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5500 230 @ 6500
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas V6 Gas I6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection EFI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.32
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.66
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.94
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.46
Trans Order Code
MM1 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Saab 9-5 BMW 5 Series
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA Strut-Type
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
H-arm 4-Link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Hyper Strut Double-Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5

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