Compare 2005 Saab 9-7X vs 2005 Mercedes-Benz M Class

2005 Saab 9-7X
2005 Mercedes-Benz M Class
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4-Door AWD Linear
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door AWD Linear 15 21 $35,208 $38,270
4-Door AWD Arc 15 19 $37,048 $40,270
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4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L 15 18 $35,294 $37,950
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 14 17 $43,152 $46,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,208
$35,294
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,270
$37,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$638 / month
$633 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
AWD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 57.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 40.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 105.0
Second Leg Room (in)
37.1 38.0
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 58.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 39.7
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
68.5 71.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.1 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
113.0 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.4 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
63.1 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
193.2 182.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
39.8 34.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80.1 81.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x - TBD - 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 x - TBD - 11.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Channel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.0 23.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 39.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5 3.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 19.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.5 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
225/55R18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
225/55R18 255/60HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/55R18 255/60HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
550 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4770 4819
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
275 @ 3600 254 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.2L/256 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
275 @ 6000 232 @ 5750
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 15
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA 2.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.59
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.41
Trans Type
4 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 2.19
Trans Order Code
AUT NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.7
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Saab 9-7X Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Air Suspension w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 8.0
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil-Over-Shock w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 8.0

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