(4.8) 38 reviews
MSRP: $6,417$21,285
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 22-26
Engine: 300-hp, 2.8-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2011 Saab 9-5

Our Take on the 2011 Saab 9-5

Our Take

Saab redesigned its flagship 9-5 sedan for 2010, but only about 600 were available in the U.S. near the end of the model year, all of which were Aero XWD (all-wheel drive) models with a turbocharged 2.8-liter V-6 and six-speed automatic transmission. Saab is now owned by Spyker Cars, a Dutch car... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Pending further review

Notable Features

  • 3 new trim levels for 2011
  • Front- or all-wheel drive
  • Choice of turbo engines
  • Available head-up display


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 38 reviews

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Super New Car

by RAK3 from NJ on December 25, 2010

I recently bought the Aero and compared it against the BMW 535 and Audi A6 Quattro. It drove as well as the audi and felt less isolated than the BMW. It is very fast and comfortable in the comfort mod... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2011 Saab 9-5.

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