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2012 Lexus HS 250h
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2012 Saab 9-3 Sedan
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Overview

Engine
Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 35 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
12.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
15 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
Inline-4 Hybrid
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
187 combined
220 hp @ 5300 rpm
Torque
N/A
258 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
N/A
Turning Diameter Wall to Wall
39.4 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
Double Wishbone
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55VR17
N/A
Rear Tire
P215/55VR17
N/A
Spare Tire
T145/70D17
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
35 MPG
25 MPG
City
35 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
34 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.2 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr
EPA rating
8
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
16 gallons
Cruising Range City
507.5 miles
320 miles
Cruising Range Highway
493 miles
528 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.8 in
182.9 in
Height
59.3 in
57.1 in
Max Width
70.3 in
70.9 in
Front Width
60.4 in
60 in
Rear Width
60.2 in
59.3 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
105.3 in
Ground Clearance
6.1 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.6 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
38.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53.8 in
55.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.8 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.5 in
35.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.8 in
37 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.2 in
55.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51.2 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,682 lbs
3,710 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12.1 ft³
15 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather seat trim
  • Black/Gray, Touring leather seat trim
  • Parchment, Leather seat trim
  • Water Gray, Leather seat trim
  • 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
Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available
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
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Optional
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Optional

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
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
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Navigation from Telematics
Optional
Optional
Telematics
Standard
Optional

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Optional
Not Available
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
N/A

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
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
N/A
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
N/A
Saab Cars North America suspended warranties on all models on December 19, 2011.