Compare 2001 Lexus GS 300 vs 2001 Saab 9-5

2001 Lexus GS 300
2001 Saab 9-5
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 24 $33,972 $38,605
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4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic 20 29 $31,955 $33,995
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof 20 29 $31,995 $33,995
4-Door Sedan Manual 21 30 $31,955 $33,995
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof 21 30 $31,955 $33,995
4-Door Wagon Automatic 19 26 $32,613 $34,695
4-Door Wagon Automatic w/Sunroof 19 26 $32,613 $34,695
4-Door Wagon Manual 21 28 $32,613 $34,695
4-Door Wagon Manual w/Sunroof 21 28 $32,613 $34,695
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 19 26 $36,138 $38,650
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof SE 19 26 $36,138 $38,650
4-Door Wagon Automatic SE 18 26 $36,792 $39,350
4-Door Wagon Automatic w/Sunroof SE 18 26 $36,792 $39,350
4-Door Sedan Aero Automatic Aero 19 26 $37,564 $40,175
4-Door Sedan Automatic w/Sunroof Aero 19 26 $37,564 $40,175
4-Door Sedan Manual Aero 21 28 $37,564 $40,175
4-Door Sedan Manual w/Sunroof Aero 21 28 $37,564 $40,175
4-Door Wagon Automatic Aero 19 25 $38,218 $40,875
4-Door Wagon Automatic w/Sunroof Aero 19 25 $38,218 $40,875
4-Door Wagon Manual Aero 20 27 $38,218 $40,875
4-Door Wagon Manual w/Sunroof Aero 20 27 $38,218 $40,875
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,972
$31,995
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,605
$33,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$643 / month
$567 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 36.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100.0 114.9
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.7 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 37.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 56.5
Front Leg Room (in)
44.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
55.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 59.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 189.2
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.4 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
110.2 106.4
Liftover Height (in)
26.0 21.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.8 15.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.6 x 1.26 11.34 x .98
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 0.47 11.26 x .39
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.4 -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.2 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 35.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 2.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/60VR16 P215/55VR16
Spare Tire Size
P215/60VR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/60VR16 P215/55VR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 180
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 180
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3650 3530
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.1 7.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 70
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 130
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
220 @ 5800 185 @ 5500
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI Turbo Charged SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 3800 207 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/183 2.3L/140
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 29
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.753 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.431 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.180 2.10
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.92 2.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.357 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.424 1.39
Trans Type
5 4
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 300 Saab 9-5
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.55 .59
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut

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