Compare 2006 Volvo S40 vs 2006 Saab 9-3

2006 Volvo S40
2006 Saab 9-3
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Automatic 2.4L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Automatic 2.4L 22 30 $22,633 $24,040
Automatic w/Sunroof 2.4L 22 30 $22,633 $24,040
Manual 2.4L 22 29 $22,633 $24,040
Manual w/Sunroof 2.4L 22 29 $22,633 $24,040
Automatic 2.5L Turbo 22 30 $25,359 $26,940
Automatic w/Sunroof 2.5L Turbo 22 30 $25,359 $26,940
Manual 2.5L Turbo 22 32 $25,359 $26,940
Manual w/Sunroof 2.5L Turbo 22 32 $25,359 $26,940
AWD Automatic 2.5L Turbo 20 28 $27,027 $28,715
AWD Automatic w/Sunroof 2.5L Turbo 20 28 $27,027 $28,715
AWD Manual 2.5L Turbo 20 29 $27,027 $28,715
AWD Manual w/Sunroof 2.5L Turbo 20 29 $27,027 $28,715
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4-Door Sport Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sport Sedan 22 31 $24,434 $25,900
5-Door Sport Wagon Combi 22 31 $25,377 $26,900
4-Door Sport Sedan Aero 18 28 $30,082 $31,900
5-Door Sport Wagon Combi Aero 18 28 $31,025 $32,900
2-Door Convertible 21 29 $34,434 $36,500
2-Door Convertible Aero 18 28 $39,512 $41,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,633
$24,434
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$24,040
$25,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$401 / month
$432 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 35.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 93.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
50.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 56.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 37.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.7 69.0
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
175.9 182.5
Height, Overall (in)
57.2 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.3 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
103.9 105.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.6 15.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x - TBD - 11.1 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.0 x - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 16.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.97
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.3 16
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.9 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
205/55R16 215/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
205/55R16 215/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3225 3175
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 140
Engine
Displacement
2.4L/149 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
168 @ 6000 210 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I5 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
EFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 4400 221 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98 1.18
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 0.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Geartronic NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.11 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 1.88
Trans Order Code
NA MAN
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.44 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.34 0.89
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic, Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.66 3.58
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volvo S40 Saab 9-3
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA

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