Compare 2010 Volvo V50 vs 2010 Saab 9-3

2010 Volvo V50
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4-Door Wagon Automatic FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Automatic FWD 20 31 $26,978 $28,700
4-Door Wagon Automatic FWD w/Moonroof 20 31 $26,978 $28,700
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD R-Design 19 27 $31,067 $33,050
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD w/Moonroof R-Design 19 27 $31,067 $33,050
4-Door Wagon Manual AWD R-Design 20 26 $31,067 $33,050
4-Door Wagon Manual AWD w/Moonroof R-Design 20 26 $31,067 $33,050
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 21 31 $27,888 $28,900
4-Door Wagon FWD 21 31 $29,268 $30,330
4-Door Sedan XWD 17 27 $31,261 $32,395
4-Door Sedan Aero 21 28 $33,573 $35,340
4-Door Wagon AWD 9-3X 17 27 $35,126 $36,975
4-Door Wagon FWD Aero 21 27 $35,169 $37,020
4-Door Sedan Aero XWD 17 27 $36,209 $38,115
2-Door Convertible FWD 20 29 $38,590 $39,990
2-Door Convertible FWD Aero 20 29 $42,826 $45,080
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,978
$27,888
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,700
$28,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$478 / month
$482 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.6
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.9 38.9
Second Hip Room (in)
50.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 56.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93 93.4
Second Head Room (in)
38.1 37.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.1 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.4 35.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 60.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
178.0 182.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
57.4 57.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.3 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
103.9 105.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.7 70.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
44.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
38.9 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
12.8 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 15.0
Brakes
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.1 16
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.4 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.9 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.75
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QYS
Front Tire Size
P205/50R17 P215/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QYS
Spare Tire Order Code
NA N65
Rear Tire Size
P205/50R17 P215/55HR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
300 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3321 3230
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 4400 221 @ 2500 - 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4L/149 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
168 @ 6000 210 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I5 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI MPFI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
24 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.71
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.66 3.77
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98 1.37
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.02 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
Geartronic NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.11 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 2.04
Trans Order Code
NA MM3
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.44 3.55
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.34 1.05
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic, Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volvo V50 Saab 9-3
Body Style
5 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 7

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