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Selected Style 3-Door Coupe S Automatic w/Sunroof
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe Automatic S 19 27 $22,923 $25,470
3-Door Coupe Automatic w/Sunroof S 19 27 $22,923 $25,470
3-Door Coupe Manual S 21 29 $22,923 $25,470
3-Door Coupe Manual w/Sunroof S 21 29 $22,923 $25,470
5-Door Sedan Automatic S 19 27 $23,823 $26,470
5-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof S 19 27 $23,823 $26,470
5-Door Sedan Manual S 21 29 $23,823 $26,470
5-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof S 21 29 $23,823 $26,470
3-Door Coupe Turbo Automatic SE 18 26 $27,423 $30,470
3-Door Coupe Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $27,423 $30,470
3-Door Coupe Automatic SE Talledega 18 26 $27,663 $30,995
3-Door Coupe Manual SE Talledega 20 27 $27,663 $30,995
5-Door Sedan Turbo Automatic SE 18 26 $28,322 $31,470
5-Door Sedan Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $28,322 $31,470
5-Door Sedan V6 Automatic SE 19 25 $28,322 $31,470
5-Door Sedan Automatic SE Talledega 18 26 $28,557 $31,995
5-Door Sedan Manual SE Talledega 20 27 $28,557 $31,995
2-Door Convertible Automatic S 19 27 $32,104 $35,670
2-Door Convertible Manual S 21 29 $32,104 $35,670
2-Door Convertible Turbo Automatic SE 18 26 $37,115 $41,470
2-Door Convertible Turbo Manual SE 20 27 $37,115 $41,470
2-Door Convertible V6 Automatic SE 19 25 $37,115 $41,470
2-Door Convertible Automatic SE Talledega 18 26 $36,849 $41,995
2-Door Convertible Manual SE Talledega 20 27 $36,849 $41,995
4-Door Sedan Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual 20 29 $24,510 $26,710
4-Door Sedan Automatic 20 29 $25,485 $27,685
5-Door Wagon Manual 20 29 $25,810 $28,010
4-Door Sedan Manual GT 20 29 $25,740 $28,040
5-Door Wagon Automatic 20 29 $26,785 $28,985
4-Door Sedan Automatic GT 20 29 $26,715 $29,015
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $26,940 $29,240
5-Door Wagon Manual GT 20 29 $27,040 $29,340
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $27,915 $30,215
5-Door Wagon Automatic GT 20 29 $28,015 $30,315
5-Door Wagon Manual w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $28,240 $30,540
5-Door Wagon Automatic w/Sunroof GT 20 29 $29,215 $31,515
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo w/Sunroof LP 20 27 $29,435 $31,835
5-Door Wagon Automatic Turbo w/Sunroof LP 20 27 $30,735 $33,135
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo 19 26 $31,550 $34,500
5-Door Wagon Automatic Turbo 19 26 $32,850 $35,800
4-Door Sedan Automatic Turbo HP 19 26 $34,985 $38,685
5-Door Wagon Automatic 850 Turbo HP 19 26 $36,435 $40,135
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,923
$24,510
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,470
$26,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$425 / month
$445 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 52.6 55.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 57.1
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 56.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) 52.3 55.2
Second Leg Room (in) 34.1 35.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.7 111.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) -TBD- 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 182.6 183.5
Height, Overall (in) 56.6 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.8 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 104.9
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 69.3
Track Width, Front (in) 56.9 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 24.0 14.7/33.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) -TBD- 11.5" x TBD
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) -TBD- 11.0" x TBD
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 19.3
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall -TBD- 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.4 33.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- NA
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size Compact Temp
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 495
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 3300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3000 3232
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) -TBD- Temp
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15" x 6.5"
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5 15" x 6.5"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) -TBD- 7.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD- 520
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I5
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 155 @ 4300 162 @ 4700
Engine Order Code NA B5254-S
Displacement 2.3L/140 2.4L/148.6 CID
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5700 168 @ 6100
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 29
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) -TBD- 3.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.10 1.77
Trans Order Code NA M56H
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65 4.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Automatic, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.07
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.39 1.19
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 4dr Sdn
Vehicle Name Saab 900 Volvo 850
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) -TBD- .787
Suspension Type - Rear H-Formed Delta Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Struts
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) -TBD- .767
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
 
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