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2012 Saab 9-5 Aero XWD
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Specs

2012 Saab 9-5
Aero XWD
2012 Saab 9-3 SportCombi
Turbo4
Powertrain
Drivetrain --
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City --
18 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
28 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- 16.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Power --
220 hp @ 5,300 RPM
220 hp @ 5,300 RPM
Torque --
258 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
Cylinders --
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
9.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement --
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke --
3.4 in x 3.4 in
3.4 in x 3.4 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Air Conditioning -- Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 5 seats
Front Legroom -- 42.3 in
Back Legroom -- 35.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 29.7 cu ft
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length -- 184.6 in
Width -- 80.2 in
Height -- 62 in
Wheelbase -- 105.3 in

Available Options

2012 Saab 9-5
Aero XWD

Exterior Colors

  • Arctic White
  • Black
  • Carbon Gray Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Fjord Blue Metallic
  • Glacier Silver Metallic
  • Granite Gray Metallic
  • Java Metallic
  • Jet Black Metallic
  • Laser Red
  • Oak Metallic
2012 Saab 9-3 SportCombi
Turbo4

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