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

Overview

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

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

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

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
183.5" length, 55.7" height 182.6" length, 56.5" 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
Midsize Mid-Size -

Wheels

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

Electrical

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

Engine

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

Mileage

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

Suspension

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

Brakes

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

Fuel Tank

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

Steering

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

Tires

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

Trailering

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3232 lbs 2940 lbs -

Dimensions

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

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