Saab 9-5

2005 Saab 9-5

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  • (3.5) 4 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,071$8,387
  • Body Style: Wagon
  • Combined MPG: 23-25
  • Engine: 250-hp, 2.3-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2005 Saab 9-5

Our Take on the 2005 Saab 9-5

Saab's front-wheel-drive 9-5 midsize sedan and wagon earned subtle styling changes for the 2002 model year. The Swedish automaker also renamed its models Linear, Arc and Aero. Each has an exclusive powertrain, wheel style and interior trim.For 2004, the Linear model became available only in ... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Price
  • Control layout

Notable Features

  • Choice of three turbocharged four-cylinders
  • Manual or automatic
  • FWD
  • Standard stability control
  • Standard side-impact airbags
  • Newly available navigation system

2005 Saab 9-5 Reviews

Consumer Reviews


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by Distance driver from Vermont on June 5, 2012

I LOVE this car! I owned a 2001 for three years - made it to 172K+ miles - then a few issues began to occur. I found a 2005 with only 85K and scooped it up - even though it was two hours away! I drive... Read Full Review

5 Trim Levels Available

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2005 Saab 9-5 Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


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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