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Compare Saab 9-3 II facelift

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Neoscore
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Pros
  • Very elegant yet sporty design
  • Good level of reliability
Cons
  • Basic suspension setup

Variants

1.8t Biopower
1.8t Biopower AT
1.9 TTiD
1.9 TTiD AT
2.0t Biopower
2.0t Biopower AT
2.8T V6
2.8T V6 AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
425 L / 15.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
1.8t Biopower7.5 L / 7.9 qt
1.8t Biopower AT7.5 L / 7.9 qt
1.9 TTiD7.5 L / 7.9 qt
1.9 TTiD AT7.5 L / 7.9 qt
2.0t Biopower7.5 L / 7.9 qt
2.0t Biopower AT7.5 L / 7.9 qt
2.8T V69.6 L / 10.1 qt
2.8T V6 AT9.6 L / 10.1 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
1.8t Biopower6.0 L / 6.3 qt
1.8t Biopower AT6.0 L / 6.3 qt
1.9 TTiD4.6 L / 4.9 qt
1.9 TTiD AT4.6 L / 4.9 qt
2.0t Biopower6.0 L / 6.3 qt
2.0t Biopower AT6.0 L / 6.3 qt
2.8T V66.0 L / 6.3 qt
2.8T V6 AT6.0 L / 6.3 qt
Fuel Capacity
62.0 L / 16.4 gal
Passengers
5
Payload
1.8t Biopower530 kg / 1168 lbs
1.8t Biopower AT530 kg / 1168 lbs
1.9 TTiD530 kg / 1168 lbs
1.9 TTiD AT530 kg / 1168 lbs
2.0t Biopower530 kg / 1168 lbs
2.0t Biopower AT530 kg / 1168 lbs
2.8T V6505 kg / 1113 lbs
2.8T V6 AT505 kg / 1113 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Disc
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Helical spring
Tire Size
1.8t Biopower215/60 R15
1.8t Biopower AT215/60 R15
1.9 TTiD215/60 R15
1.9 TTiD AT215/60 R15
2.0t Biopower215/60 R15
2.0t Biopower AT215/60 R15
2.8T V6225/45 R17
2.8T V6 AT225/45 R17

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan
Platform
GM Epsilon

Dimensions

Size | Height
1466 mm / 57.7 in
Size | Length
4635 mm / 182.5 in
Size | Width
1762 mm / 69.4 in
Track Width | Front
1524.0 mm / 60.0 in
Track Width | Rear
1506.0 mm / 59.3 in
Weight
1.8t Biopower1440.0 kg / 3174.7 lbs
1.8t Biopower AT1440.0 kg / 3174.7 lbs
1.9 TTiD1500.0 kg / 3306.9 lbs
1.9 TTiD AT1500.0 kg / 3306.9 lbs
2.0t Biopower1440.0 kg / 3174.7 lbs
2.0t Biopower AT1440.0 kg / 3174.7 lbs
2.8T V61555.0 kg / 3428.2 lbs
2.8T V6 AT1555.0 kg / 3428.2 lbs
Wheel Size
1.8t Biopower15 in
1.8t Biopower AT15 in
1.9 TTiD15 in
1.9 TTiD AT15 in
2.0t Biopower15 in
2.0t Biopower AT15 in
2.8T V617 in
2.8T V6 AT17 in
Wheelbase
2675 mm / 105.3 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
1.8t Biopower8.4 sec
1.8t Biopower AT9.4 sec
1.9 TTiD8.5 sec
1.9 TTiD AT8.9 sec
2.0t Biopower7.9 sec
2.0t Biopower AT8.9 sec
2.8T V65.7 sec
2.8T V6 AT7.5 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
1.8t Biopower8.0 sec
1.8t Biopower AT8.9 sec
1.9 TTiD8.1 sec
1.9 TTiD AT8.5 sec
2.0t Biopower7.5 sec
2.0t Biopower AT8.5 sec
2.8T V65.4 sec
2.8T V6 AT7.1 sec
Fuel Economy
1.8t Biopower9.6 L/100km / 24.5 MPG (combined) | 13.9 L/100km / 16.9 MPG (urban) | 7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (highway)
1.8t Biopower AT11.1 L/100km / 21.2 MPG (combined) | 15.5 L/100km / 15.2 MPG (urban) | 8.5 L/100km / 27.7 MPG (highway)
1.9 TTiD5.6 L/100km / 42.0 MPG (combined) | 7.5 L/100km / 31.4 MPG (urban) | 4.5 L/100km / 52.3 MPG (highway)
1.9 TTiD AT6.7 L/100km / 35.1 MPG (combined) | 9.5 L/100km / 24.8 MPG (urban) | 5.0 L/100km / 47.0 MPG (highway)
2.0t Biopower10.3 L/100km / 22.8 MPG (combined) | 14.4 L/100km / 16.3 MPG (urban) | 7.8 L/100km / 30.2 MPG (highway)
2.0t Biopower AT11.7 L/100km / 20.1 MPG (combined) | 16.8 L/100km / 14.0 MPG (urban) | 8.7 L/100km / 27.0 MPG (highway)
2.8T V610.9 L/100km / 21.6 MPG (combined) | 13.4 L/100km / 17.6 MPG (urban) | 8.0 L/100km / 29.4 MPG (highway)
2.8T V6 AT11.2 L/100km / 21.0 MPG (combined) | 14.1 L/100km / 16.7 MPG (urban) | 8.4 L/100km / 28.0 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
1.8t Biopower210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph
1.8t Biopower AT210.0 km/h / 130.5 mph
1.9 TTiD225.0 km/h / 139.8 mph
1.9 TTiD AT220.0 km/h / 136.7 mph
2.0t Biopower230.0 km/h / 142.9 mph
2.0t Biopower AT225.0 km/h / 139.8 mph
2.8T V6250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
2.8T V6 AT245.0 km/h / 152.2 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (transverse), Front-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Engine
1.8t BiopowerEcotec B207E
1.8t Biopower ATEcotec B207E
1.9 TTiDZ19DTR
1.9 TTiD ATZ19DTR
2.0t BiopowerEcotec B207L
2.0t Biopower ATEcotec B207L
2.8T V6B284R
2.8T V6 ATB284R
Engine | Bore
1.8t Biopower80.5 mm / 3.2 in
1.8t Biopower AT80.5 mm / 3.2 in
1.9 TTiD82.0 mm / 3.2 in
1.9 TTiD AT82.0 mm / 3.2 in
2.0t Biopower90.0 mm / 3.5 in
2.0t Biopower AT90.0 mm / 3.5 in
2.8T V689.0 mm / 3.5 in
2.8T V6 AT89.0 mm / 3.5 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
1.8t Biopower10.5:1
1.8t Biopower AT10.5:1
1.9 TTiD18.0:1
1.9 TTiD AT18.0:1
2.0t Biopower8.8:1
2.0t Biopower AT8.8:1
2.8T V69.5:1
2.8T V6 AT9.5:1
Engine | Displacement
1.8t Biopower1.8 L / 109.6 cu-in / 1796.0 cc
1.8t Biopower AT1.8 L / 109.6 cu-in / 1796.0 cc
1.9 TTiD1.9 L / 116.6 cu-in / 1910.0 cc
1.9 TTiD AT1.9 L / 116.6 cu-in / 1910.0 cc
2.0t Biopower2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1985.0 cc
2.0t Biopower AT2.0 L / 121.1 cu-in / 1985.0 cc
2.8T V62.8 L / 170.4 cu-in / 2792.0 cc
2.8T V6 AT2.8 L / 170.4 cu-in / 2792.0 cc
Engine | Power
1.8t Biopower175.0 hp / 130.5 kW @ 5500 rpm
1.8t Biopower AT175.0 hp / 130.5 kW @ 5500 rpm
1.9 TTiD180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 4000 rpm
1.9 TTiD AT180.0 hp / 134.2 kW @ 4000 rpm
2.0t Biopower200.0 hp / 149.1 kW @ 5500 rpm
2.0t Biopower AT200.0 hp / 149.1 kW @ 5500 rpm
2.8T V6280.0 hp / 208.8 kW @ 5500 rpm
2.8T V6 AT280.0 hp / 208.8 kW @ 5500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
1.8t Biopower97.4 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
1.8t Biopower AT97.4 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
1.9 TTiD94.2 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
1.9 TTiD AT94.2 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
2.0t Biopower100.8 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in
2.0t Biopower AT100.8 hp/L / 1.7 hp/cu-in
2.8T V6100.3 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
2.8T V6 AT100.3 hp/L / 1.6 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
1.8t Biopower88.2 mm / 3.5 in
1.8t Biopower AT88.2 mm / 3.5 in
1.9 TTiD90.4 mm / 3.6 in
1.9 TTiD AT90.4 mm / 3.6 in
2.0t Biopower78.0 mm / 3.1 in
2.0t Biopower AT78.0 mm / 3.1 in
2.8T V674.8 mm / 2.9 in
2.8T V6 AT74.8 mm / 2.9 in
Engine | Torque
1.8t Biopower265 Nm / 195.5 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
1.8t Biopower AT265 Nm / 195.5 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
1.9 TTiD400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
1.9 TTiD AT400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 1850 rpm
2.0t Biopower280 Nm / 206.5 lb-ft @ 2200 rpm
2.0t Biopower AT280 Nm / 206.5 lb-ft @ 2200 rpm
2.8T V6400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
2.8T V6 AT400 Nm / 295.0 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
Engine | Type
1.8t BiopowerTurbocharged multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
1.8t Biopower ATTurbocharged multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
1.9 TTiDTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
1.9 TTiD ATTurbocharged commonrail diesel inline-4 engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.0t BiopowerTurbocharged multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.0t Biopower ATTurbocharged multi-port injected petrol inline-4 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.8T V6Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
2.8T V6 ATNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
1.8t Biopower6-speed
1.8t Biopower AT5-speed
1.9 TTiD6-speed
1.9 TTiD AT6-speed
2.0t Biopower6-speed
2.0t Biopower AT5-speed
2.8T V66-speed
2.8T V6 AT6-speed
Transmission | Type
1.8t BiopowerManual
1.8t Biopower ATAutomatic
1.9 TTiDManual
1.9 TTiD ATAutomatic
2.0t BiopowerManual
2.0t Biopower ATAutomatic
2.8T V6Manual
2.8T V6 ATAutomatic

Production

Availability
1.8t Biopower2007 ~ 2014
1.8t Biopower AT2007 ~ 2014
1.9 TTiD2007 ~ 2014
1.9 TTiD AT2007 ~ 2014
2.0t Biopower2007 ~ 2014
2.0t Biopower AT2007 ~ 2014
2.8T V62008 ~ 2014
2.8T V6 AT2008 ~ 2014
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