Bluetooth is standard on all models, while top Aero models are loaded with dual-zone climate control, power front seats, xenon headlamps, front and rear park assist, and an excellent Harman/Kardon sound system. Surround-sound audio is optional, and a package pairs a lane-departure system with a head-up system. A Rear Passenger Package brings tri-zone climate control, rear-seat DVD entertainment with flip-up screens, and rear vents.
While OnStar is included, some of GM's top Cadillac tech and infotainment features were kept from Saab. There's an available parking-guidance system, but it doesn't steer you into place like the more sophisticated ones. Also, the 9-5's available navigation system doesn't include the live-traffic functions that are offered in a number of other models in this price class—as well as in the more affordable Saab 9-4X.
One feature that isn't missed is a complicated catch-all interface; Saab has avoided a solution like iDrive, COMAND, or MMI, while also avoiding the clutter of too many buttons. We like that.