• (5.0) 6 reviews
  • MSRP: $7,124$21,588
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 21
  • Engine: 300-hp, 2.8-liter V-6 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2010 Saab 9-5

Our Take on the 2010 Saab 9-5

Saab has redesigned its flagship 9-5 sedan, giving it an all-new exterior design that builds on its predecessor's styling, a more contemporary interior and a choice of turbocharged engines. All-wheel drive is available. The 9-5 competes against models like the Volvo S80 and Acura TL.There&ap... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Pending further review

Notable Features

  • Redesigned for 2010
  • Available AWD
  • Choice of turbo engines
  • Available head-up display

2010 Saab 9-5 Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

Saab may be an independent car company now, but its ties to the pre-bankruptcy General Motors are apparent in the all-new 9-5 sedan. The impressively styled Saab 9-5 can't escape its big price tag teamed with a dated interior. It's like the car was frozen in time before the economic collapse and now has to contend with a market that's more competitive than ever. The other strike ... Read full review for the 2010 Saab 9 5

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Intended Acceleration!

by maxfli from Maine on January 31, 2011

I read David Thomas' review of the new Saab 9-5 and he needs Prozac to get over the depression he must be suffering from. Dave, you complain about the ride, duh, try the comfort ride switch, it has 3 ... Read Full Review

1 Trim Levels Available

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2010 Saab 9-5 Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2010 Saab 9-5.

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $3,900 per year.

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Roadside Assistance Coverage


Free Scheduled Maintenance


What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.


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