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Saab
9-3 1.8t Convertible
(2007)




Basic (general) data

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Marque (make)Image of Saab 9-3 1.8t Convertible
Saab
Serie9-3
Model family
Model9-3 1.8t Convertible
Model code
Issued from2007
Issued until
Country of originSE
Number made
Body construction
Body designation

Bodywork

 
Base platform
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)
Bodywork designer
Number of doors2
Number of seats5
Cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Max. cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Passenger space (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]

Dimensions & Weight

 
Wheelbase [mm / in / in]2675 / 105.3 / 105.3
Track front [mm / in / in]1524 / 60.0 / 60.0
Track rear [mm / in / in]1506 / 59.3 / 59.3
Length [mm / in / in]4647 / 183.0 / 183.0
Width [mm / in / in]1780 / 70.1 / 70.1
Height [mm / in / in]1437 / 56.6 / 56.6
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74
Ground clearance [mm / in / in]
Total (curb) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Dry weight [kg / lb / lb]
Load capacity [kg / lb / lb]
Gross (max.) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Towing weight [kg / lb / lb]
Weight distribution (front) [% / % / %]
Fuel capacity [l / UK gal / US gal]58 / 12.8 / 15.3

Aerodynamics

 
Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)
Frontal area (A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]2.17 / 23.4 / 23.4 (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]
Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph) [kW / hp / hp]

Engine

 
Engine Code
Engine ManufacturerGM
Engine Typestraight (inline)
Engine Type Details
Sumpwet
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)
Fuel details
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)
Total number of cylinders4
Total number of valves16
Valves per cylinder4
Engine Main bearings
Engine constructionaluminium block & head
Bore [mm / in / in]86.0 / 3.39 / 3.39
Stroke [mm / in / in]86.0 / 3.39 / 3.39
Bore/Stroke ratio1
Engine displacement [cm3 / cu in / cu in]1998 / 121.9 / 121.9
Unitary capacity [cm3/cylinder / cu in/cylinder / cu in/cylinder]499.50 / 30.481 / 30.481
Compression ratio9.5
Fuel supplyEFI
Aspirationturbocharged
Compressor type
Intercooleryes
Catalytic converteryes
Max. output power [kW / hp / hp]110.4 / 148.0 / 148.0
Max. output power rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]5500 / 5500 / 5500
Max. torque [N·m / lb·ft / lb·ft]240.0 / 177.0 / 177.0
Max. torque rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]2000 / 2000 / 2000
Maximum rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]
Coolantwater
Max. net output (power at the wheels) [kW / hp / hp]44.2 / 59.2 / 59.2 (est.)
Specific output [kW/l / bhp/cu in / bhp/cu in]55.3 / 1.214 / 1.214
Specific torque [N·m/l / lb·ft/cu in / lb·ft/cu in]120.1 / 1.05 / 1.05

Transmission

 
Transmission typemanual
Number of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel drive
Top gear (drive) ratio
Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

 
Power-to-weight ratio [kW/ton / bhp/ton / bhp/ton]
Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 km/h [s / s / s]10.50 / 10.50 / 10.50
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile time [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Standing kilometer time [s / s / s]
Standing kilometer speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Top (maximal) speed [km/h / mph / mph]205 / 127 / 127
Fuel consumption, City (urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Mixed (combined) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Euro [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
CO2 emissions [g/km / g/mi / g/mi]206 / 331 / 331
Range [km / mi / mi]

Chassis

 
Engine locationfront
Engine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PAS
Steering details
Turns lock-to-lock
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Suspension rearIndependent,4 Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front
Wheels rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes frontventilated disc
Brakes reardisc
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)
Brake diameter front [mm / in / in]285 / 11.2 / 11.2
Brake diameter rear [mm / in / in]278 / 10.9 / 10.9
Braked area [cm2 / sq in / sq in]
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