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Saab 9-3 1.8t Linear Automatic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Saab 9-3 1.8t Linear Automatic

4-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1997 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in, 110.0 kW / 147.5 hp / 147.5 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph top speed, consumption 8.2 l/100km / 34.4 mpg-UK / 28.7 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)SaabIssued from2008
Model9-3 1.8t Linear AutomaticIssued until
Serie9-3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerSaabCountrySE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)425 l / 15.01 cu ft / 15.01 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2718 l / 95.99 cu ft / 95.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)425 l / 15.01 cu ft / 15.01 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4640 mm / 182.7 in / 182.7 inTotal (curb) weight1510 kg / 3329 lb / 3329 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity460 kg / 1014 lb / 1014 lb
Wheelbase2680 mm / 105.5 in / 105.5 inGross (max.) weight1970 kg / 4343 lb / 4343 lb
Track frontTowing weight1600 kg / 3527 lb / 3527 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity61 l / 13.4 UK gal / 16.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.21 m2 / 23.8 sq ft / 23.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.5 kW / 22.1 hp / 22.1 hp (est.)

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
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement1997 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.56 cm3/cylinder / 30.485 cu in/cylinder / 30.485 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power110.0 kW / 147.5 hp / 147.5 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.1 kW/l / 1.210 bhp/cu in / 1.210 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque120.2 N·m/l / 1.05 lb·ft/cu in / 1.05 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed210 km/h / 131 mph / 131 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio99.3 kW/ton / 75.2 bhp/ton / 75.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.2 l/100km / 34.4 mpg-UK / 28.7 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions232 g/km / 373 g/mi / 373 g/mi
  Range744 km / 462 mi / 462 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front210/55-R16Tyres rear
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 1.8t Linear Automatic

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