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BMW 5 Series Sedan
2021 BMW 5 Series Sedan
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$54,200
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Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
2022 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
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Saab 9-5 Sedan
2012 Saab 9-5 Sedan
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
14 ft³
Trunk Volume
11.9 ft³
Trunk Volume
18.2 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
248 hp @ 5200 rpm
362 hp @ 5500 rpm
220 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1450 rpm
369 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,765 lbs
4,255 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
25 MPG
25 MPG
City
25 MPG
22 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
33 MPG
29 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.4 Tons/yr
7.1 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
N/A
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
21.1 gallons
18 gallons
Cruising Range City
450 miles
464.2 miles
360 miles
Cruising Range Highway
594 miles
611.9 miles
594 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
195.8 in
196.4 in
197.2 in
Height
58.2 in
56.3 in
57.8 in
Max Width
73.5 in
73.8 in
73.3 in
Front Width
63.2 in
63.8 in
62.4 in
Rear Width
64.2 in
64.1 in
62.4 in
Wheelbase
117.1 in
115.7 in
111.7 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
3.7 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
41.9 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.8 in
36.9 in
38 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.7 in
57.8 in
57 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
58.9 in
58.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.5 in
35 in
38.8 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.5 in
35.9 in
36.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
56.5 in
56.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
58.6 in
58 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14 ft³
11.9 ft³
18.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
39.4 ft
39.1 ft
37.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
19" x 8"
17" x 7.0"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
19" x 9"
17" x 7.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
4-link

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45HR18
P245/40ZR19
P225/55HR17
Rear Tire
P245/45HR18
P275/35ZR19
P225/55HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Black
  • Polar White
  • Cirrus Silver Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno
  • designo Manufaktur Arabian Grey
  • designo Manufaktur Cashmere White Magno
  • designo Manufaktur Cote d'Azur Light Blue Metallic
  • designo Manufaktur Deep Green
  • designo Manufaktur Graphite Metallic
  • designo Manufaktur Midnight Blue
  • designo Manufaktur Teide Light Grey
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Bernina Grey Amber Effect
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Bluestone Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Cognac, Perforated SensaTec Upholstery
  • Armagnac Brown/Black, designo Manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, designo Manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Deep White/Black, designo Manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Black/Titanium, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Macchiato Beige, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Titian Red, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato/Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Espresso Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Marsala/Espresso, Leather Upholstery
  • Yacht Blue/Black, designo Manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Grey, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey/Macchiato, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Marsala Brown/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Jet Black, Leather-appointed seats
  • Parchment, Leather-appointed seats

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Dakota Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Mocha, Nappa Leather Upholstery
N/A
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 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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