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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
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
14.3 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
180 hp @ 6700 rpm
220 hp @ 5300 rpm
Torque
171 lb-ft @ 4900 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,300 lbs
3,710 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
24 MPG
25 MPG
City
21 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.6 gallons
16 gallons
Cruising Range City
327.6 miles
320 miles
Cruising Range Highway
483.6 miles
528 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
183.9 in
182.9 in
Height
58.1 in
57.1 in
Max Width
71.4 in
70.9 in
Front Width
60.3 in
60 in
Rear Width
60.7 in
59.3 in
Wheelbase
105.7 in
105.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.3 in
38.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
55.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.7 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.7 in
35.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.8 in
37 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.9 in
55.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51.9 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
14.3 ft³
15 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.0"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.0"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Compound Crank
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P225/50R17
N/A
Rear Tire
P225/50R17
N/A
Spare Tire
T115/70R16
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Medium Titanium, Premium Ribbon Fabric inserts with Leatherette bolsters
  • Black, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Parchment, Leather-appointed seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Optional
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
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)
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Optional
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional
Navigation from Telematics
Standard
Optional
Telematics
Standard
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

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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