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2012 Saab 9-3 Sedan
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Overview

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
14 ft³
Trunk Volume
15 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.4-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
201 hp @ 7000 rpm
220 hp @ 5300 rpm
Torque
170 lb-ft @ 4300 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
5-Speed Automatic
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.7 ft
N/A

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P225/50VR17
N/A
Rear Tire
P225/50VR17
N/A
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
25 MPG
City
22 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.9 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
16 gallons
Cruising Range City
407 miles
320 miles
Cruising Range Highway
573.5 miles
528 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.6 in
182.9 in
Height
56.7 in
57.1 in
Max Width
72.4 in
70.9 in
Front Width
62.2 in
60 in
Rear Width
62.2 in
59.3 in
Wheelbase
106.5 in
105.3 in
Ground Clearance
5.9 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.6 in
38.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.8 in
55.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.3 in
35.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37 in
37 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.1 in
55.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.2 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,479 lbs
3,710 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14 ft³
15 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Bellanova White Pearl
  • Bellanova White Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Forged Silver Metallic
  • Forged Silver Metallic
  • Graphite Luster Metallic
  • Graphite Luster Metallic
  • Milano Red
  • Silver Moon
  • Silver Moon
  • Vortex Blue Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Perforated Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Graystone, Perforated Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Parchment, Perforated Leather-Trimmed Interior
  • Black, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Parchment, Leather-appointed seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Optional
Premium Sound System
Standard
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Optional

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Optional
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Optional
Navigation from Telematics
Not Available
Optional
Telematics
Not Available
Optional

Safety

Safety Features

Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
N/A
Saab Cars North America suspended warranties on all models on December 19, 2011.