• (5.0) 8 reviews
  • MSRP: $271$7,279
  • Body Style: Wagon
  • Combined MPG: 24-25
  • Engine: 250-hp, 2.3-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2004 Saab 9-5

Our Take on the 2004 Saab 9-5

Saab’s front-wheel-drive 9-5 midsize sedan and wagon earned subtle changes for the 2002 model year by gaining styling updates to enhance their sporty character. The Swedish automaker also renamed its models Linear, Arc and Aero, and each has an exclusive powertrain, wheel style and interior... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Price
  • Control layout

Notable Features

  • Choice of turbocharged four-cylinders
  • Manual and automatic available
  • FWD layout
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Side-impact airbags

2004 Saab 9-5 Reviews

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 8 reviews

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More car than I expected

by Garden Girl from Southern California on December 29, 2009

I just love this car! Altho the front sports grill is too close to the ground and is kind of scratched, the styling is aerodynamic, the seats are both heated and/or have air circulation so you're neve... Read Full Review

5 Trim Levels Available

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2004 Saab 9-5 Safety Ratings

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There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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