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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 63.8
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.2 15.9
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.0 19.3
Steering
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
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
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
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 Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7.0
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
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2500 291 @ 5100
Engine Order Code
NA - TBD -
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
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 22 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 28 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 18 (Est)
Transmission
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
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
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.55
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.64
Summary
Vehicle Name
Saab 9-5 Hyundai Genesis
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 - TBD -
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 -

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