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Here's how the 1997 Saab 900 and the 1997 Volvo 850 measure up.
3dr Cpe S Manual
$25,470
Starting MSRP
4dr Sdn Manual
$26,710
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 4-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

150.0-hp, 2.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

168.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
182.6" length, 56.5" height 183.5" length, 55.7" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Shale

Light Beige

Ebony

Torch Red / Black

Dark Graphite

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

5-Speed M/T

M/T

5-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Midsize -

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
15 x 6.5 in 15" x 6.5" in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel N/A -
Rear Wheel Size
15 x 6.5 in 15" x 6.5" in -
Spare Wheel Size
N/A Temp in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 80 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A 520 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 5700 168 @ 6100 -
Displacement
2.3L/140 2.4L/148.6 CID -
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I5 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
155 @ 4300 162 @ 4700 -

Mileage

Cruising Range - Hwy
522.00 mi 559.70 mi -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
29 MPG 29 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 MPG 20 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
378.00 mi 386.00 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
H-Formed Delta Link -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Struts -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A 11.0" x TBD in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr -
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel Yes -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A 11.5" x TBD in -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.0 gal 19.3 gal -

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
34.4 ft 33.5 ft -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.2 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A 16.8 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A - -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact Temp -
Front Tire Size
P195/60R15 P195/60R15 -
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R15 P195/60R15 -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 3300 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 495 lbs -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
2940 lbs 3232 lbs -

Dimensions

Trunk Volume
24.0 ft³ 14.7/33.2 ft³ -
Front Leg Room
42.3 in 41.4 in -
Wheelbase
102.4 in 104.9 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
67.4 in 69.3 in -
Height, Overall
56.6 in 55.7 in -
Front Head Room
39.3 in 39.1 in -
Second Shoulder Room
52.6 in 56.3 in -
Track Width, Rear
56.8 in 57.9 in -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Passenger Volume
89.7 ft³ 111.5 ft³ -
Front Hip Room
52.3 in 55.2 in -
Second Leg Room
34.1 in 35.2 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 6.2 in -
Second Hip Room
52.6 in 55.2 in -
Length, Overall
182.6 in 183.5 in -
Track Width, Front
56.9 in 59.8 in -
Second Head Room
37.8 in 37.8 in -
Front Shoulder Room
52.4 in 57.1 in -

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