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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 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
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2 34.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.5 89.7
Exterior Dimensions
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
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.3 67.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.7/33.2 24.0
Brakes
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
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0" x TBD -TBD-
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.3 18.0
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA -TBD-
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/60R15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3232 3000
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.6 -TBD-
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520 -TBD-
Engine
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
Displacement 2.4L/148.6 CID 2.3L/140
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 27
Transmission
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
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.39
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 NA
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sdn 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Volvo 850 Saab 900
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .767 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
 
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