Compare Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan vs Saab 9-5 Sedan

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: 22 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
18.2 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 @ 5500 rpm
Torque
273 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
3,792 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
25 MPG
City
22 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
31 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
18 gallons
Cruising Range City
382.8 miles
360 miles
Cruising Range Highway
539.4 miles
594 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
193.8 in
197.2 in
Height
57.8 in
57.8 in
Max Width
73.7 in
73.3 in
Front Width
63.6 in
62.4 in
Rear Width
63.7 in
62.4 in
Wheelbase
115.7 in
111.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.3 in
42.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.9 in
38 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.8 in
57 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
58.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.8 in
38.8 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.2 in
36.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.9 in
56.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
58 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³
18.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.1 ft
37.1 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45HR18
P225/55HR17
Rear Tire
P245/45HR18
P225/55HR17
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Polar White
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

  • 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
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • designo Macchiato Beige, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Neva White/Magma Grey, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Nut Brown/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Jet Black, Leather-appointed seats
  • Parchment, Leather-appointed seats

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Neva Grey/Magma Grey, Leather Upholstery
  • Nut Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Grey, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Nut Brown/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

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
Optional
Not Available

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.