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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan
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Saab 9-3 Sedan
2012 Saab 9-3 Sedan
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
12.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
15 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
255 hp @ 5800 rpm
220 hp @ 5300 rpm
Torque
295 lb-ft @ 1800 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,472 lbs
3,710 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
27 MPG
25 MPG
City
23 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
35 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
16 gallons
Cruising Range City
400.2 miles
320 miles
Cruising Range Highway
609 miles
528 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.5 in
182.9 in
Height
56.8 in
57.1 in
Max Width
71.3 in
70.9 in
Front Width
61.5 in
60 in
Rear Width
60.9 in
59.3 in
Wheelbase
111.8 in
105.3 in
Ground Clearance
3.8 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.7 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.1 in
38.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.3 in
55.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.2 in
35.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.1 in
37 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55 in
55.1 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12.6 ft³
15 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8.5"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45HR18
N/A
Rear Tire
P245/40HR18
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Polar White
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • AMG Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Saddle Brown, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Silk Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex/DINAMICA Upholstery
  • designo Platinum White, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • AMG Black, Leather Upholstery
  • AMG Cranberry Red, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Silk Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • 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
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 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.
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