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Saab 9-3 1.8i

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 Saab 9-3 1.8i

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in, 89.9 kW / 120.6 hp / 120.6 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 167.0 N·m / 123.2 lb·ft / 123.2 lb·ft @ 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 200 km/h / 124 mph / 124 mph top speed, consumption 7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SaabIssued from2004
Model9-3 1.8iIssued 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)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4635 mm / 182.5 in / 182.5 inTotal (curb) weight1440 kg / 3175 lb / 3175 lb
Width1762 mm / 69.4 in / 69.4 inDry weight
Height1466 mm / 57.7 in / 57.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2675 mm / 105.3 in / 105.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1506 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 inWeight distribution (front)60.0 % / 60.0 % / 60.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.6 sq ft / 23.6 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) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerOpelValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore80.5 mm / 3.17 in / 3.17 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.2 mm / 3.47 in / 3.47 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplySiemens MPFiEngine displacement1796 cm3 / 109.6 cu in / 109.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity449.00 cm3/cylinder / 27.400 cu in/cylinder / 27.400 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power89.9 kW / 120.6 hp / 120.6 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque167.0 N·m / 123.2 lb·ft / 123.2 lb·ft at 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm / 3800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)45.9 kW / 61.5 hp / 61.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output50.1 kW/l / 1.100 bhp/cu in / 1.100 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque93.0 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.89
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.94

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed200 km/h / 124 mph / 124 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio83.7 kW/ton / 63.4 bhp/ton / 63.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h11.50 s / 11.50 s / 11.50 sFuel 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)6.2 l/100km / 45.6 mpg-UK / 37.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.9 l/100km / 35.8 mpg-UK / 29.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions188 g/km / 302 g/mi / 302 g/mi
  Range785 km / 488 mi / 488 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.97Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,4 Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6.5J x 16Wheels rear6.5J x 16
Tyres front215/55 R 16 VTyres rear215/55 R 16 V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front283 mm / 11.1 in / 11.1 inBrake diameter rear276 mm / 10.9 in / 10.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Saab 9-3 1.8i

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