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Compare Saab 9-3 II [1.8i] vs Saab 9-5 facelift 2 [1.9 TiD] vs Saab 9-5 II [2.0T]

Reviews

Neo score
24%
26%
35%
Pros
  • Gorgeous exterior design
  • Decently-powered engines
  • 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
  • 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

1.8i
1.9 TiD 120PS
1.9 TiD 150PS
2.0t 150PS
2.0t 150PS AT
2.0t 175PS
2.0t 175PS AT
2.0T 210PS
2.0T 210PS AT
2.2 TiD
2.8T V6
2.8T V6 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
425 L / 15.0 cu-ft
500 L / 17.7 cu-ft
513 L / 18.1 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
6.8 L / 7.2 qt
7.4 L / 7.8 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
4.3 L / 4.5 qt
4.3 L / 4.5 qt
5.7 L / 6.0 qt
Fuel Capacity
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
75.0 L / 19.8 gal
68.0 L / 18.0 gal
Passengers
5
5
5
Payload
530 kg / 1168 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
Helical spring
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
215/65 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
1466 mm / 57.7 in
1448 mm / 57.0 in
1466 mm / 57.7 in
Size | Length
4635 mm / 182.5 in
4836 mm / 190.4 in
5009 mm / 197.2 in
Size | Width
1762 mm / 69.4 in
1792 mm / 70.6 in | 2070 mm / 81.5 in (mirror unfolded)
2113 mm / 83.2 in
Track Width | Front
1524.0 mm / 60.0 in
1522.0 mm / 59.9 in
Track Width | Rear
1506.0 mm / 59.3 in
1528.0 mm / 60.2 in
Weight
1380.0 kg / 3042.4 lbs
1885.0 kg / 4155.7 lbs
Wheel Size
15 in
6.5J x 16, 7J x 17
17 in
Wheelbase
2675 mm / 105.3 in
2703 mm / 106.4 in
2837 mm / 111.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
11.5 sec
10.1 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
10.9 sec
9.6 sec
CO2 Emission
174 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.28
Fuel Economy
10.7 L/100km / 22.0 MPG (urban) | 6.2 L/100km / 37.9 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
200.0 km/h / 124.3 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
Ecotec Z18XE
Z19DTH
LDK, LHU
Engine | Bore
80.5 mm / 3.2 in
82.0 mm / 3.2 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.5:1
9.3:1
9.5:1
Engine | Displacement
1.8 L / 109.7 cu-in / 1797.0 cc
1.9 L / 116.6 cu-in / 1910.0 cc
2.0 L / 121.9 cu-in / 1998.0 cc
Engine | Power
122.0 hp / 91.0 kW @ 5800 rpm
150.0 hp / 111.9 kW @ 4000 rpm
220.0 hp / 164.1 kW @ 5300 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
67.9 hp/L / 1.1 hp/cu-in
78.5 hp/L / 1.3 hp/cu-in
110.1 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
88.5 mm / 3.5 in
90.4 mm / 3.6 in
86.0 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Torque
167 Nm / 123.2 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm
320 Nm / 236.0 lb-ft @ 2000-2750 rpm
350 Nm / 258.1 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated 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
5-speed
5-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2005 ~ 2008
2005 ~ 2009
2009 ~ 2011
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