Compare 2012 Saab 9-5 vs 2012 Volkswagen CC

2012 Saab 9-5
2012 Volkswagen CC
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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 Manual Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport 21 31 $27,345 $28,515
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport PZEV 21 31 $27,345 $28,515
4-Door Sedan DSG Sport 22 31 $28,401 $29,615
4-Door Sedan DSG Sport PZEV 22 31 $28,401 $29,615
4-Door Sedan Manual R-Line 21 31 $29,211 $30,460
4-Door Sedan Manual R-Line PZEV 21 31 $29,211 $30,460
4-Door Sedan Lux 22 31 $30,131 $31,420
4-Door Sedan Lux PZEV 22 31 $30,131 $31,420
4-Door Sedan DSG R-Line 22 31 $30,266 $31,560
4-Door Sedan DSG R-Line PZEV 22 31 $30,266 $31,560
4-Door Sedan Lux Plus 22 31 $32,476 $33,865
4-Door Sedan Lux Plus PZEV 22 31 $32,476 $33,865
4-Door Sedan Lux Limited 22 31 $33,243 $34,665
4-Door Sedan Lux Limited PZEV 22 31 $33,243 $34,665
4-Door Sedan Executive 4Motion 17 25 $38,734 $40,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$27,345
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,525
$28,515
Monthly Payment Estimate
$609 / month
$475 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Value-minded sedan shoppers who are willing to sacrifice a little practicality in the name of style will find a lot to like in the 2012 Volkswagen CC.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 37.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.0 37.4
Second Hip Room (in)
58.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.0 56.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
96.2 94
Second Head Room (in)
36.8 36.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 54.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.6
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Hip Room (in)
58.9 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.3 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 61.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.0
Length, Overall (in)
197.2 188.9
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 55.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
111.7 106.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
18.2 13.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.05 x - TBD - 12.3 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 - 11.1 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 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.9 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P235/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR17 P235/45R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- TBD - 3300
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection DI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2500 207 @ 1700-5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 5500 200 @ 5100-6000
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 21
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 1.10
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.93
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.92 3.36
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.32 1.47
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.76 1.11
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.09
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.76 3.94/3.09
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Saab 9-5 Volkswagen CC
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link 4-link fully independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut McPherson concept
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 7.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 5
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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