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