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Compare Saab 9-5 [2.0 T 185PS AT] vs Saab 9-5 facelift 2 [1.9 TiD] vs Saab 9-5 II [2.0T]

Reviews

Neo score
21%
26%
35%
Pros
  • Rather good looking
  • Good safety ratings
  • Improved suspension setup
  • Engine uprated
  • Styling ahead of its time
  • Good fit and finish
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Good appointments inside
Cons
  • Basic suspension setup
  • Not the best build quality
  • The wagon version looked better
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • No styling improvement
  • Discontinuation of V8
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Price

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Variants

2.0 T 185PS AT
2.0T 150PS
2.0T 150PS AT
2.0T 185PS
2.3T 170PS
2.3T 170PS AT
2.3T 230PS
2.3T 230PS AT
2.3T 250PS AT
3.0 V6
Aero 250PS
Aero 250PS AT
1.9 TiD
1.9 TiD AT
2.0t
2.0t AT
Aero
Aero AT
2.3t
2.3t AT
2.3T
2.3T AT
2.0T
2.0T AT
2.8T XWD AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
500 L / 17.7 cu-ft
500 L / 17.7 cu-ft
513 L / 18.1 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
7.4 L / 7.8 qt
7.4 L / 7.8 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
4.0 L / 4.2 qt
4.3 L / 4.5 qt
5.7 L / 6.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
70.0 L / 18.5 gal
75.0 L / 19.8 gal
68.0 L / 18.0 gal
Passengers
5
5
5
Payload
525 kg / 1157 lbs
455 kg / 1003 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs, 308 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Disc, 286 mm
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Spring Strut
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
205/65 R15
215/55 R16, 225/45 R17
225/55 R17 97H
Turning Circle
10.8 m / 35.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan
4-door Sedan
Platform
GM Epsilon II LWB

Dimensions

Size | Height
1450 mm / 57.1 in
1448 mm / 57.0 in
1466 mm / 57.7 in
Size | Length
4810 mm / 189.4 in
4836 mm / 190.4 in
5009 mm / 197.2 in
Size | Width
1790 mm / 70.5 in
1792 mm / 70.6 in | 2070 mm / 81.5 in (mirror unfolded)
2113 mm / 83.2 in
Track Width | Front
1520.0 mm / 59.8 in
1522.0 mm / 59.9 in
Track Width | Rear
1520.0 mm / 59.8 in
1528.0 mm / 60.2 in
Weight
1575.0 kg / 3472.3 lbs
1885.0 kg / 4155.7 lbs
Wheel Size
6.5J x 15, 6.5J x 16
6.5J x 16, 7J x 17
17 in
Wheelbase
2705 mm / 106.5 in
2703 mm / 106.4 in
2837 mm / 111.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
9.5 sec
10.1 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
9.0 sec
9.6 sec
CO2 Emission
174 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.28
Fuel Economy
10.0 L/100km / 23.5 MPG (combined) | 14.8 L/100km / 15.9 MPG (urban) | 7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (highway)
6.4 L/100km / 36.8 MPG (combined) | 8.6 L/100km / 27.4 MPG (urban) | 5.2 L/100km / 45.2 MPG (highway)
13.8 L/100km / 17.0 MPG (urban) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
225.0 km/h / 139.8 mph
205.0 km/h / 127.4 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 1800 kg / 3968 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
2000 kg / 4409 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 4
Engine
B205E
Z19DTH
LDK, LHU
Engine | Bore
90.0 mm / 3.5 in
82.0 mm / 3.2 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
8.8:1
9.3:1
9.5:1
Engine | Displacement
2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1985.0 cc
1.9 L / 116.6 cu-in / 1910.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc
Engine | Power
185.0 hp / 138.0 kW @ 5500 rpm
150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 4000 rpm
220.0 hp / 164.1 kW @ 5300 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
93.2 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
78.5 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
110.1 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
78.0 mm / 3.1 in
90.4 mm / 3.6 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
263 Nm / 194.0 lb-ft @ 2100 rpm
320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 2000-2750 rpm
350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Engine | Type
Turbocharged multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Turbocharged petrol inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
4-speed
5-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
1999 ~ 2001
2005 ~ 2009
2009 ~ 2011
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