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Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan Aero

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan Aero

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, 1983 cm3 / 121.0 cu in / 121.0 cu in, 157.0 kW / 210.5 hp / 210.5 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 299.7 N·m / 221.0 lb·ft / 221.0 lb·ft, consumption 9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SaabIssued from2005
Model9-3 Sport Sedan AeroIssued until
Serie9-3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerSaabCountrySE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)425 l / 15.01 cu ft / 15.01 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2549 l / 90.02 cu ft / 90.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4640 mm / 182.7 in / 182.7 inTotal (curb) weight1440 kg / 3175 lb / 3175 lb
Width1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2710 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight907 kg / 2000 lb / 2000 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.17 m2 / 23.3 sq ft / 23.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
FuelStroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1983 cm3 / 121.0 cu in / 121.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.56 cm3/cylinder / 30.485 cu in/cylinder / 30.485 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power157.0 kW / 210.5 hp / 210.5 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque299.7 N·m / 221.0 lb·ft / 221.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)62.8 kW / 84.2 hp / 84.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output79.2 kW/l / 1.740 bhp/cu in / 1.740 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque151.1 N·m/l / 1.32 lb·ft/cu in / 1.32 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio147.9 kW/ton / 112.1 bhp/ton / 112.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range660 km / 410 mi / 410 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/45-R17Tyres rear225/45-R17
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan Aero

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