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2012 Saab 9-5
Aero XWD
No Expert Reviews
2009 Saab 9-7X
4.2i

Rumor has it that 2009 will be the last year for the Saab 9-7X. Since its absorption into the GM fold, Saab has lost much of its unique character, and this midsize, 5-passenger SUV pro...

Specs

2012 Saab 9-5
Aero XWD
2009 Saab 9-7X
4.2i
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain --
AWD
Fuel Economy, City --
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway --
20 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume -- 22 gal
Engine
Fuel Type --
Gasoline
Power --
285 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque --
276 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders --
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio --
10.3:1
Displacement --
4,200 cc
Bore x Stroke --
3.66 in x 4.01 in
Safety
ABS Brakes -- Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 3 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Driver -- 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning -- Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Radio -- Standard
Power Windows -- Standard
Power Door Locks -- Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating -- 5 seats
Front Legroom -- 41.4 in
Back Legroom -- 37.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 39.8 cu ft
Standard Payload -- 1,230 lbs
Maximum Payload -- 1,230 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 5,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 5,500 lbs
Exterior
Length -- 193.2 in
Width -- 75.4 in
Height -- 68.5 in
Wheelbase -- 113 in
Bed Length -- 39.7 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
2009 Saab 9-7X
4.2i

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