Compare 2012 Saab 9-5 vs 2012 Audi A6

2012 Saab 9-5
2012 Audi A6
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4-Door Sedan Manual FWD Turbo4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD Turbo4 20 33 N/A $36,525
4-Door Sedan Automatic FWD Turbo4 18 28 N/A $37,875
4-Door Sedan Automatic XWD Turbo4 17 27 N/A $39,875
4-Door Wagon Automatic XWD Aero 17 27 N/A $41,375
4-Door Sedan Automatic XWD Aero 17 27 N/A $47,065
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4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium 25 33 $38,782 $41,700
4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus 25 33 $38,782 $41,700
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Premium 19 28 $46,408 $49,900
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Premium Plus 19 28 $46,408 $49,900
4-Door Sedan quattro 3.0T Prestige 19 28 $46,408 $49,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$38,782
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,525
$41,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$609 / month
$695 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
It's the same V-6 blast to drive as the far more sexy A7, which makes the 2012 Audi A6 a little irrelevant for those not fixated on five seats or four cylinders.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 56.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
58.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 37.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 37.2
Second Hip Room (in)
58.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.0 57.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.2 97.2
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 63.7
Wheelbase (in)
111.7 114.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 73.8
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 64.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.6
Length, Overall (in)
197.2 193.9
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 57.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.2 14.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.26 x - TBD - 11.8 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 19.8
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.9 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 39.0
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17 225/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17 225/55R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 3682
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2500 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 5500 211 @ 4300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 33
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.63
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.76 2.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Continuously Variable Ratio
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.92 3.83-0.61
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 NA
Trans Type
6 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Saab 9-5 Audi A6
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Trapezoidal-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 6.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 5

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