Compare 2011 Saab 9-5 vs 2011 Hyundai Genesis

2011 Saab 9-5
2011 Hyundai Genesis
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4-Door Sedan Turbo4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Turbo4 17 27 $37,176 $38,525
4-Door Sedan Turbo4 17 27 $37,176 $38,525
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo4 17 27 $38,479 $39,875
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo4 Premium 17 27 $41,480 $43,435
4-Door Sedan Manual Turbo4 Premium 17 27 $41,480 $43,435
4-Door Sedan Turbo4 Premium 17 27 $41,480 $43,435
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo6 XWD 17 27 $46,348 $48,030
4-Door Sedan Turbo6 XWD 17 27 $46,348 $48,030
4-Door Sedan Aero XWD 17 27 $47,334 $49,565
4-Door Sedan Automatic Aero XWD 17 27 $47,334 $49,565
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4-Door Sedan V6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 18 27 $30,954 $33,000
4-Door Sedan V8 17 25 $39,824 $43,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,176
$30,954
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,525
$33,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$642 / month
$550 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 9-5 could be Saab's saving grace; it's a classy, comfortable, and well-designed flagship, with a lot more character than most luxury sport sedans. If you can do without a luxury logo, the 2011 Hyundai Genesis provides performance, features, and comfort—including impressive detailing—to match premium-brand sedans costing much more.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Large car
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 57.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 44.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 40.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.0 58.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.2 109.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.3 37.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 58.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
111.7 115.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 74.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 63.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.2
Length, Overall (in)
197.2 195.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.2 15.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.26 x - TBD - 12.4 x - TBD -
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 - 12.6 x - TBD -
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)
18.0 19.3
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.93
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.9 15.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 36.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QRU NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
QRU NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/55R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 3748
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 5.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 5500 290 @ 6200
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2500 264 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LHU - TBD -
Displacement
2.0L/121 3.8L/231
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA SHIFTRONIC
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.04
Trans Order Code
MM1 - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.76 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.59
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.92 3.52
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.40
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 0.72
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Saab 9-5 Hyundai Genesis
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs 5-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs 5-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 8.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
- --
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
- --
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
- --
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
- --
Overall Side Crash Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating
- --
Side Barrier Rating Driver
- --
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
- --
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
- --
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
- --
Rollover Rating
-

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