Compare 2010 Saab 9-5 vs 2010 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2010 Saab 9-5
2010 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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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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2-Door Coupe RWD E 350
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe RWD E 350 17 26 $44,686 $48,050
4-Door Sedan RWD E 350 Luxury 18 26 $45,198 $48,600
4-Door Sedan RWD E 350 Sport 18 26 $45,198 $48,600
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 350 Luxury 16 24 $47,523 $51,100
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 350 Sport 16 24 $47,523 $51,100
2-Door Coupe RWD E 550 15 23 $50,824 $54,650
4-Door Sedan RWD E 550 Luxury 16 24 $52,359 $56,300
4-Door Sedan RWD E 550 Sport 16 24 $52,359 $56,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 550 Luxury 15 23 $54,684 $58,800
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E 550 Sport 15 23 $54,684 $58,800
4-Door Sedan RWD E 63 AMG 13 20 $79,748 $85,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,473
$44,686
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,565
$48,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$793 / month
$801 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan swings to the masculine side of the pendulum and sharpens its driving appeal in the process.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 54.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.2 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
57.9 35.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 48.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.0
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 32.9
Front Head Room (in)
58.9 37.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 60.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 3.0
Length, Overall (in)
197.2 185.0
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 55.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
111.7 106.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.5 75.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.2 15.9
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)
11.26 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.9
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)
12.05 x - TBD - 12.7 x 1.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 35.3
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QNS NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45R18 P235/45R17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QNS NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/45R18 P255/40R17
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 - 3683
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Alumuinum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 1850 258 @ 2400 - 5000
Engine Order Code
LAU NA
Displacement
2.8L/171 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5500 268 @ 6000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.42/2.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.86
Trans Order Code
MM1 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.20 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Saab 9-5 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style
Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
H-arm 5-arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Hyper Strut Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 9.3

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