Used 2005 Saab 9-5 Wagon

Style:
2005 Saab 9-5
List price
$3,994

Pros

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

Cons

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

Used 2005 Saab 9-5 Wagon for Sale

Saab 9-5 2005 Arc 2.3T 4dr Sport Wagon (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5A)
161,252 miles
Used 2005
Saab 9-5
Arc 2.3T
List$3,994
Est.Loan: $82/mo
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Dealer Notes
Meet our amazing 2005 Saab 9-5 Arc Wagon, shown in Black%2521 Our Saab 9-5 Arc continues to be a favorite among luxury sedans, thanks to its sporty body style, fuel-minded power plant, and luxurious interior. Under the hood is a TurboCharged 2.3 Liter 4 Cylinder mated to an efficient 5 Speed Automatic transmission. This Front Wheel Drive Sedan generates plenty of passing as well as securing nearly 30mpg on the open road. This 9-5 Arc is loaded with all of the amenities you expect from Saab%2521 Boasting leather heated front seats, a large sunroof, an AM/FM/CD/Cass audio, audio controls on the leather-wrapped steering wheel, full power accessories and more. This smooth handling, spacious, fun to drive Saab is the perfect addition for your transportation needs. Safety features are abundant on this vehicle. Starting at the frame and not missing much in between. Act fast because this stunning 9-5 will not be here long%2521 Print this page and call us Now... We Know You Will Enjoy Your Test Drive Towards Ownership%2521 ABS Brakes,Air Conditioning,Alloy Wheels,AM/FM Radio,Automatic Headlights,Cargo Area Cover,Cargo Area Tiedowns,Cargo Net,Cassette Player,CD Changer,CD Player,Child Safety Door Locks,Cruise Control,Daytime Running Lights,Driver Airbag,Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat,Fog Lights,Front Air Dam,Front Heated Seat,Front Side Airbag,Front Side Airbag with Head Protection,Genuine Wood Trim,Heated Exterior Mirror,High Intensity Discharge Headlights,Interval Wipers,Keyless Entry,Leather Seat,Leather Steering Wheel,Load Bearing Exterior Rack,Passenger Airbag,Passenger Multi-Adjustable Power Seat,Power Adjustable Exterior Mirror,Power Door Locks,Power Sunroof,Power Windows,Rear Window Defogger,Rear Wiper,Second Row Folding Seat,Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls,Steering Wheel Mounted Controls,Tachometer,Telematics System,Telescopic Steering Column,Tilt Steering,Tilt Steering Column,Traction Control,Trip Computer,Vehicle Anti-Theft,Vehicle Stability Control System

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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 2005 Saab 9-5.

Fine car but not bullet proof
Robert Green, 9/6/2008
My wife is the primary driver, but we've both logged enough miles to form an opinion. First, the good: handling, acceleration, brakes, ride comfort. Looks good in an understated way from all angles. Love that tight turning circle. Wife loves the turbo boost, cargo space and six-way seat. 26-28 mpg with manual transmission. The midnight blue, she found, is not invisible to police radar however. The not so good: ABS and water pumps failed, some headlight relay issues, rear ABS sensor/hub replaced. All under warranty. Road noise a bit high with Pirellis and replacement Bridgestone Potenzas. On balance we're aiming for 200K, but expect it will not be a cheap ride.
Excellent car so far & very good value
LASaab, 11/10/2008
2.5 years and 35,000 miles in LA traffic, and no real complaints. A few minor service items, but the car has been very reliable (as was the 2001 that I had before it). Superb highway cruiser. Smooth & quiet, with good acceleration once you get over about 15 MPH. Excellent value for the money. This was engineered to be a BMW 5 series competitor in its day, and the quality level is in that category.
Happy so far
chris, 12/27/2009
I bought an Arc wagon off-lease; it is really an excellent value and a lot of car for the money. It has all the modern passive and active safety features, and feels very secure on the road. The Swedish seats are the most comfortable in the business. Super ride quality and excellent mileage on the freeway- this is a great commuter car. The suspension definitely favors ride over cornering, but the Saab is plenty responsive with quick steering and good feedback. The 2.3T motor is a torquey beast- it pulls from 40-70 mph in the blink of an eye.
wicked fun wagon
tahcan, 2/10/2005
I traded a G500 mercedes (which was a in the shop 41 days in the 8 months I owned it) on this great wagon which continues to amaze me everytime we stuff it full of stuff and still get in the high 20's on the highway. It is a manual which is a hoot to drive, it is excellent (with snow tires) in the fluffy stuff, handles very well, comfortable for 5 plus the dogs in back. I am not sure why there are not many more of these wagons out there. It kicks the volvo in turning radius by some 9 feet which is a major deal in city driving, bigger then the subaru, and i would not have considered another mercedes after the last one.
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Features & Specs

MPG
17 city / 26 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
220 hp @ 5500 rpm
MPG
18 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
185 hp @ 5500 rpm
MPG
18 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed manual
Gas
250 hp @ 5300 rpm
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Safety

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
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    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
    Acceptable
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

More about the 2005 Saab 9-5
Used 2005 Saab 9-5 Wagon Overview

The Used 2005 Saab 9-5 Wagon is offered in the following styles: Arc 2.3T 4dr Sport Wagon (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5A), Linear 2.3T 4dr Sport Wagon (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5M), and Aero 4dr Sport Wagon (2.3L 4cyl Turbo 5M).

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Price comparisons for Used 2005 Saab 9-5 Wagon trim styles:

  • The Used 2005 Saab 9-5 Wagon Arc 2.3T is priced between $3,994 and$3,994 with odometer readings between 161252 and161252 miles.

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