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Selected Style 5-Door Sedan CSE Turbo Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual CSE 18 26 $34,441 $38,580
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic CSE 21 27 $35,374 $39,625
4-Door Sedan
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,441
$34,613
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,580
$37,930
Monthly Payment Estimate
$643 / month
$632 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 38.58 55.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 38.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 39.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.5 101.5
Second Hip Room (in) 37.4 56.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 57.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 38.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 56.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.7 61.5
Wheelbase (in) 105.2 109.0
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- 27.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.0 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 59.9 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) -TBD- 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 187.4 208.5
Height, Overall (in) 55.9 56.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 23.5 18.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.16 X 0.35 10.1 x 0.55
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.02 X 0.98 11.6 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.4 20.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 2.86
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall -TBD- 16.95
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.7 41.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P225/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA T31
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/80R16
Front Tire Order Code NA T31
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3250 3868
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material -TBD- Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) -TBD- 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) -TBD- 13.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD- 750
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 252 @ 1800 270 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99V
Displacement 2.3L/140 4.6L/281
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 5500 260 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
Fuel System Turbo Charged SFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.38 2.77
Clutch Size (in) -TBD- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.12 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) -TBD- 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.76 1.54
Trans Order Code NA 44X
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.61 3.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 5 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Saab 9000 Lincoln Continental
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Air springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) -TBD- 0.77
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) -TBD- 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear Beam-Type Axle Independent
 
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