Car reviews - Saab - 9-3 - Aero 2.0t sedan

*price excludes on road costs and dealer delivery fees



Top^The Basics

  • Body Type: Sedan
  • Seats: 5
  • Series: No Series
  • Warranty (kms): 100,000km
  • Warranty (years): Three years


  • Aspiration: Turbocharged
  • Bore: 90.0mm
  • Capacity: 1985cc
  • Compression Ratio: 8.8:1
  • Cylinders: 4
  • Engine number: B205RD
  • Engine type: Inline
  • Fuel type: Premium Unleaded 95
  • Litre: 2.0
  • Location: Front
  • Orientation: Inline
  • Valve desc.: DOHC
  • Valves: 16


  • Drive train: Front-wheel drive
  • Shift position: floor
  • Transmission: 5 speed manual

Top^Weight and Capacities

  • Fuel tank size: 62 litres
  • Towing capacity (with brakes): 1600
  • Towing capacity (without brakes): 750


  • Fuel usage: 8.2 l/100km
  • Fuel usage (City): 10.2 l/100km
  • Fuel usage (Highway): 6.3 l/100km
  • Gross vehicle mass GVM (kgs): 1790
  • Kerb to kerb: 10.5m
  • Payload (kgs): 366
  • Power (kW): 158
  • Power (RPM): 5500
  • Power to weight (kW/tonne): 104
  • Range: 689km
  • Stroke: 78.0
  • Torque (Nm): 280
  • Torque (rpm): 2200-4600
  • Torque to weight (Nm/tonne): 201
  • Weight (kgs): 1424

Top^Wheels and Tyres

  • Front tyres: 215/45
  • Front wheels: 7.5/17
  • Rear tyres: 215/45
  • Rear wheels: 7.5/17
  • Spare: Full size
  • Type: Alloy

Top^Dimensions (Exterior)

  • Boost type: Turbocharged
  • Doors: 4
  • Ground clearance: 127mm
  • Height: 1428mm
  • Length: 4629mm
  • Track front: 1452
  • Track rear: 1442
  • Wheelbase: 2600
  • Width (without mirrors): 1711mm

Top^Basic Features

  • - Anti-lock brakes
  • - Cruise control
  • - Electronic brake force distribution
  • - Parking radar
  • - Power mirrors
  • - Power steering
  • - Sports suspension
  • - Traction control
  • - Vehicle stability control


  • Air-conditioning: climate control
  • Other:
    • - CD player
    • - Leather trim
    • - Leather upholstery
    • - Power front seats
    • - Power windows
    • - Remote central locking
    • - Sports seats
    • - Trip computer


  • - Alloy wheels
  • - Body kit
  • - Fog lights
  • - Rear spoiler


  • - Dual front airbags
  • - Side airbags
  • - Window airbags


  • Adjustable Steering Col.:
    • - integrated 2nd row
    • - tilt only headrests
  • Air Cond.:
    • - 1st row
    • - climate control heated seats
  • Airbags:
    • - driver & passenger (dual) leather gear knob
    • - side for 1st row occupants (front) leather steering wheel
  • Body Kit:
    • - f&r spoilers
    • - metallic
    • - rear apron paint
    • - skirts
  • Electric Seat:
    • - drivers with memory suspension
    • - sports
  • 17" Alloy Wheels Fog Lamps: front
  • ABS (Antilock Brakes) Headrests: active 1st row (front)
  • Alarm Leather Trim (Incl. Seats: inserts)
  • Body Colour: bumpers on-board computer
  • CD Stacker: 6 disc power antenna
  • Central Locking: remote/keyless power door mirrors
  • Control: traction power steering
  • Cruise Control Power Windows: front & rear
  • EBD (Electronic Brake Force Distribution) Sports Seats: 1st row (front)
  • Engine Immobiliser Woodgrain: dash board
  • Other:
    • - 6 Speaker Stereo Headlamp Wipers
    • - Drive By Wire (Electronic Throttle Control) Remote Boot/Hatch Release

*pricing as of February 2016 ( Manual transmission pricing unless specified )

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