Used 2004 Saab 9-5 Sedan

2004 Saab 9-5
List price


  • Best-in-class crash scores, long list of standard features, plush highway ride, supportive seats, large trunk.


  • Turbo lag at low speeds, suspension too soft for aggressive driving, interior materials could use improvement.

Used 2004 Saab 9-5 Sedan for Sale

Saab 9-5 2004 Arc 2.3T 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5M)
87,274 miles
Used 2004
Saab 9-5
Arc 2.3T
IM Autohaus
20.1 mi away
Est.Loan: $82/mo
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$110 Below Market
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Saab 9-5 2004 Aero 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5M)
175,546 miles
Used 2004
Saab 9-5
Bob Bell Chevrolet
54.4 mi away
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Edmunds' Expert Review

A likable sedan in numerous ways, but it lags behind the competition when it comes to providing class-leading luxury or performance. In wagon form, however, its seductive style and superior functionality make it a more attractive proposition.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2004 Saab 9-5.

Remarkable Balance
Slee_Stack, 7/16/2008
Although I've only owned my Aero for just over two months, I've had some good experience with what this car excels at and what may be trouble spots. With all its gadgetry, I've already had my share of glitches, most notably poor performing rain-sensing wipers, a result of a poor sensor. Various electrical gremlins also pop up on occasion, but are mild irritants at worst. The 9-5 in Aero guise is a great looking and oddly rare car in the sea of Bimmers, Lexii, and Benz that swarm the roads of Atlanta. While in no way a neck-snapper, the Aero has plenty enough zip to best most 'sporty' sedans on the road. Where it truly dazzles is doing this and still returning 30mpg on the highway
Beautiful balance in the Arc sedan
Lon Sherer, 2/28/2006
Performance is extraordinarily balanced in this car. Handling, accelleration, and highway cruising are simply excellent. The icing on the cake--and never seems to be mentioned in professional reviews--is its mileage! Over 30 mpg 70+ I don't know of a viable competitor with that combination of virtues.
Great car to by used
CaliforniaSaab, 7/8/2010
No better value, as depreciation runs high. Got mine with 23,000 miles for $15k at Carmax. What a deal. Spotless reliability so far, now at 45,000 miles. Very comfortable. Great on freeway. Handling could be a little tighter but that's what you get with FWD.
I love my SAAB
Thorsteinn7, 7/2/2004
I love my SAAB. This is my 5th SAAB in 20 years. It is fun to drive, in snow and summer. Steady on the road. Reliable. In the evenings I sometimes just stand by the window watching my SAAB.
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Features & Specs

18 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
220 hp @ 5500 rpm
18 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
250 hp @ 5300 rpm
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NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    RolloverNot Rated
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test

More about the 2004 Saab 9-5
Used 2004 Saab 9-5 Sedan Overview

The Used 2004 Saab 9-5 Sedan is offered in the following styles: Arc 2.3T 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5M), and Aero 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5M).

What's a good price on a Used 2004 Saab 9-5 Sedan?

Price comparisons for Used 2004 Saab 9-5 Sedan trim styles:

  • The Used 2004 Saab 9-5 Sedan Arc 2.3T is priced between $3,999 and$3,999 with odometer readings between 87274 and87274 miles.

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