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2003 Saab 9-3 SE specs & colors

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2003 Saab 9-3 SE

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Medium Mocha




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  • black leather seats w/red inlay
  • color matched floor mats
  • carbon fiber instrument panel



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  • 17" double 3-spoke wheels
  • sport steering wheel
  • rear spoiler



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  • black leather seats w/red inlay
  • color matched floor mats
  • carbon fiber instrument panel



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  • 17" double 3-spoke wheels
  • sport steering wheel
  • rear spoiler



EPA Classification Sub-Compact
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size 16 x 6.5 in
Spare Wheel Material N/A
Spare Wheel Size N/A in
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 209 @ 2200 - 4800
Displacement 2.0L/121
Engine Type Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 205 @ 5500
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - City 371.80 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Cruising Range - Hwy 540.80 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 32 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 22 MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.76
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18
Reverse Ratio (:1) N/A
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.66
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.05
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89
Trans Type 5
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion beam
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.26 x -TBD- in
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.34 x -TBD- in
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.9 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 34.4 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.6
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Front Tire Size P205/55ZR16
Spare Tire Size N/A
Rear Tire Size P205/55ZR16
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3200 lbs
Wheelbase 102.6 in
Front Hip Room 54.5 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.0 in
Track Width, Rear 56.8 in
Front Leg Room 42.3 in
Second Leg Room 33.2 in
Second Hip Room 54.5 in
Second Shoulder Room 41.9 in
Length, Overall 182.3 in
Front Head Room 38.9 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 67.4 in
Track Width, Front 57.2 in
Second Head Room 37.8 in
Passenger Capacity 4
Trunk Volume 12.5 ft³
Front Shoulder Room 52.5 in
Height, Overall 56.0 in
Passenger Volume 93.0 ft³
Liftover Height N/A in
Digital odometer/trip meter Standard
Overhead cabin lamp w/dual rear spotlights Standard
8-way pwr adjustable front bucket seats w/3-position driver side memory Standard
Pwr convertible top w/one touch down windows Standard
Reclining front bucket seats w/driver-side lumbar support Standard
In dash mounted folding cup holder Standard
Driver side left foot rest Standard
Daytime running lamps Standard
Anti-lock brake system (ABS) Standard
ETR AM/FM stereo system w/compact disc, 160-watt amplifier, 6-speakers Standard
Hydraulically actuated clutch Standard
Remote keyless entry w/central locking feature Standard
Pwr windows w/single button operation for side windows Standard
H-formed rear suspension w/semi-rigid torsion-beam rear axle, coil springs, gas shock absorbers Standard
Full body airflow pkg Standard
Welded steel construction Standard
OnStar w/12 months free Standard
Air conditioning w/automatic climate control Standard
Pwr rack & pinion steering Standard
Daytime running lights Standard
Traction control system Standard
Electronic brake distribution (EBD) Standard
Protective body-side moldings Standard
Front spoiler Standard
16" x 6.5" 5-spoke alloy wheels Standard
12-volt 60 amp/hr battery Standard
Saab active head restraint system (SAHR) for front seat passengers Standard
Automatic electric antenna Standard
Aerodynamic halogen headlamps w/flush lenses Standard
Independent front suspension w/MacPherson struts, split lower wishbones, direct acting gas shock absorbers, coil springs Standard
Side-guidance reversing lights Standard
Chrome sport exhaust tip Standard
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors Standard
Rear window lockout switch Standard
Night panel dashboard feature Standard
Steering wheel mounted audio controls Standard
Luggage compartment light Standard
5-mph bumpers Standard
Variable intermittent windshield wiper/washer system Standard
Front center console w/cup holder & coin holder Standard
Leather upholstery Standard
Color-keyed self-restoring front/rear 5-mph bumpers Standard
Engine immobilization anti-theft alarm system Standard
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/ventilated front discs Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Electronic speed control Standard
City 21/hwy 29 (2.0L HO turbo engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
Driver & front passenger airbags Standard
Driver & front passenger head/chest type side-impact airbags Standard
Fold-down rear seat w/pass-through opening Standard
Auto headlamp shutoff w/courtesy headlamp delay feature Standard
Headlamp wiper/washer system Standard
Electrostatic air filtration system Standard
Traction control system Standard
Undercoating/anti-corrosion treatment Standard
Analog tachometer, speedometer, fuel, temp, turbo boost gauges Standard
Front/rear fog lamps Standard
Front/rear plush carpet floor mats Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
Front/rear stabilizer bars Standard
Electrically adjustable dual heated outside mirrors, RH split wide-angle Standard
P205/55ZR16 all-season SBR tires Standard
Stereo anti-theft lock-out code Standard
City 22/hwy 32 (2.0L HO turbo engine/5-speed manual trans) Standard
2.0L (121) DOHC MFI high-output turbocharged 16-valve 4-cyl gas engine Standard
Walnut-trimmed instrument panel Standard
130-amp alternator Standard
5-speed manual transmission Standard
Leather wrapped sport steering wheel w/telescopic steering column Standard
Saab car computer w/digital clock Standard
16.9 gallon fuel tank Standard
Leather inserts in door panels Standard
Automatic front safety belt tensioners Standard
Front/rear crumple zones Standard
Leather wrapped shift knob/boot cover Standard
3-point shoulder belts at all seating positions Standard
Side-mounted direction indicator lights Standard
Anti-lock brake system (ABS) Standard

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