Compare 2012 Saab 9-5 vs 2012 Hyundai Genesis

2012 Saab 9-5
2012 Hyundai Genesis
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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 V6 3.8L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan V6 3.8L 18 28 $32,070 $34,200
4-Door Sedan V8 4.6L 16 25 $41,204 $44,500
4-Door Sedan V8 5.0L 17 25 $42,124 $45,500
4-Door Sedan V8 5.0L R-Spec 16 25 $43,044 $46,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$32,070
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,525
$34,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$609 / month
$570 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Genesis' impressive details and execution make it a pragmatic luxury-car choice, especially in the quick, plush V-6 version.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Large car
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 57.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 44.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
58.9 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 38.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 40.4
Second Hip Room (in)
58.0 54.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.0 58.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.2 109.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.2
Length, Overall (in)
197.2 196.3
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.2 15.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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 - 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 19.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 36.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.9 15.7
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/55R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P225/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 3971
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 5.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 150
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/121 3.8L/231
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 5500 333 @ 6400
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2500 291 @ 5100
Engine Order Code
NA - TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 18 (Est)
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 22 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 28 (Est)
Transmission
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.27
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.39
Trans Order Code
NA - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.76 3.90
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 1.19
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.92 3.66
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.61
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.64
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.55
Summary
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Saab 9-5 Hyundai Genesis
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.0
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.7
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 - TBD -

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