2010 Saab 9-5 Aero XWD Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2010 Saab 9-5 - Road Test Specs

2010 Saab 9-5 Sedan

(2.8L V6 Turbo AWD 6-speed Automatic)


Model year2010
StyleAero 4dr Sedan AWD (2.8L 6cyl Turbo 6A)
Base MSRP$49,165
Options on test vehicleNavigation Radio With 8-Inch Screen ($2,395 -- includes CD/DVD player, 40GB hard drive and MP3 playback ); Technology Package ($825-- includes head-up display and lane departure warning) ; Harman Kardon Surround Sound Audio ($995); U-Rail Rear Cargo Management System ($250); Ventilated Front Seats ($695)
As-tested MSRP$55,150


Drive typeAll-wheel Drive
Engine typeV6
Displacement (cc/cu-in)2,792cc (170 cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft
Compression ratio (x:1)9.5
Redline (rpm)6,300
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)300 @ 5,500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)295 @ 1,850
Fuel typePremium unleaded (recommended)
Transmission typeSix-speed automatic
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)I=4.148; II=2.370; III=1.556; IV=1.155; V=0.859; VI=0.686; Final=3.604


Suspension, frontMacPherson strut
Suspension, rearMultilink
Steering typeSpeed-proportional power steering
Tire typeAll-season front and rear
Tire size, frontNot available
Tire size, rearNot available
Wheel size18-by-8 inches front and rear
Wheel materialAlloy
Brakes, front13.3-inch ventilated disc
Brakes, rear12.4-inch ventilated disc

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)N/A
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)18.0

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4,365
Length (in.)197.2
Width (in.)73.5
Height (in.)57.7
Wheelbase (in.)111.7
Track, front (in.)62.4
Track, rear (in.)62.4
Turning circle (ft.)37.1
Legroom, front (in.)42.2
Legroom, rear (in.)38.8
Headroom, front (in.)58.9
Headroom, rear (in.)57.9
Shoulder room, front (in.)57.6
Shoulder room, rear (in.)56.4
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)18.2


Bumper-to-bumper4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain4 years/50,000 miles
Corrosion6 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance4 years/50,000 miles
Free scheduled maintenance3 years/36,000 miles


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsDual front and dual rear
Head airbagsFront and rear
Antilock brakesFour-wheel ABS
Electronic brake enhancementsElectronic brakeforce distribution
Traction controlTraction control
Stability controlStability control
Rollover protectionSide curtain airbag, rollover sensor
Tire-pressure monitoring systemTire-pressure monitoring
NHTSA crash test, driverNot tested
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot tested
IIHS offsetNot tested

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