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2012 Saab 9-3 Wagon
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2011 Volvo V50
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Turbo Inline-5 Gas
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Turbo Inline-5 Gas
Horsepower
220 hp @ 5300 rpm
227 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
236 @ 1500 - 4800
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

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

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
N/A
P205/50R17
Rear Tire
N/A
P205/50R17

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

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

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 Tons/yr
7.8 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
15.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
320 miles
333.9 miles
Cruising Range Highway
528 miles
477 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
183.9 in
178 in
Height
57.1 in
57.4 in
Max Width
70.9 in
69.7 in
Front Width
60 in
60.4 in
Rear Width
59.3 in
60.3 in
Wheelbase
105.3 in
103.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.3 in
41.6 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.9 in
38.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
55.2 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
53.7 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.1 in
34.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
54.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
50.7 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,710 lbs
3,570 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
N/A
44.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
25.4 ft³
27.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Parchment, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Off-Black, Textile/T-Tec seating surfaces
  • Umbra/Quartz, Textile/T-Tec seating surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
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
Optional
Not Available

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
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
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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