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2012 Audi A4 Avant
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2019 BMW 3 Series Wagon
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Saab 9-3 Wagon
2012 Saab 9-3 Wagon
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
211 hp @ 4300 rpm
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
220 hp @ 5300 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,814 lbs
3,867 lbs
3,710 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
27 MPG
25 MPG
City
21 MPG
23 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
33 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 Tons/yr
6.6 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
N/A
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.9 gallons
15.8 gallons
16 gallons
Cruising Range City
354.9 miles
363.4 miles
320 miles
Cruising Range Highway
490.1 miles
521.4 miles
528 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.2 in
182.8 in
183.9 in
Height
56.5 in
56.5 in
57.1 in
Max Width
71.9 in
71.3 in
70.9 in
Front Width
61.6 in
59.1 in
60 in
Rear Width
61.1 in
60.2 in
59.3 in
Wheelbase
110.6 in
108.7 in
105.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
42 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.8 in
40.4 in
38.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.5 in
55.1 in
55.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.2 in
35 in
35.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.4 in
38.3 in
37 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.3 in
55.1 in
55.1 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
50.5 ft³
53 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
27.6 ft³
17.5 ft³
25.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
17.5 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
5-Link
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Trapezoidal Link
Multi-Link
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P245/40R18
P225/50VR17
N/A
Rear Tire
P245/40R18
P225/50VR17
N/A
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Estoril Blue Metallic, Priority 1
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mediterranean Blue Metallic
  • Melbourne Red Metallic
  • Mineral Gray Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Platinum Silver Metallic
  • Sunset Orange Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather seating surfaces
  • Cardamom Beige, Leather seating surfaces
  • Light Gray, Leather seating surfaces
  • Black w/Red Stitching, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Venetian Beige, SensaTec Upholstery
  • Black, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Parchment, Leather-appointed seat trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black w/Red Hi/Stitch, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black/Dark Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac/Dark Brown, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac/Dark Brown, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Coral Red/Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Venetian Beige/Dk. Oyster, Dakota Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Optional
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Standard
Optional
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Optional
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Optional
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Optional
Rear A/C
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Navigation from Telematics
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Optional

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Standard
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Optional
Not Available
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
1 Years / 5,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
N/A
N/A
Saab Cars North America suspended warranties on all models on December 19, 2011.
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