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2009 Saab 9-5 2009 Volvo S60 2009 Audi A4
     
2.3T Sport Sedan
  • 2.3T Sport Sedan
  • Aero Sport Sedan
  • Griffin Sport Sedan
4dr Sdn 2.5T FWD
  • 4dr Sdn 2.5T FWD
  • 4dr Sdn 2.5T AWD
  • 4dr Sdn 2.4T FWD
4dr Sdn Auto 2.0T quattro Prem
  • 4dr Sdn Auto 2.0T quattro Prem
  • 4dr Sdn Auto 2.0T quattro Prem Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Auto 2.0T quattro Prestige
  • 4dr Sdn Auto 3.2L quattro Prem Plus
  • 4dr Sdn Auto 3.2L quattro Prestige
  • 2dr Cabriolet CVT 2.0T FrontTrak *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Cabriolet Auto 2.0T quattro *Ltd Avail*
  • 2dr Cabriolet Auto 3.2L quattro *Ltd Avail*

Prices

MSRP $40,405 $32,800 $33,050
Invoice $38,183 $30,832 $30,737
Avg. Paid $10,989 $12,866 $15,552

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 7.4 8.4
Critics' Rating 8.2 7.0 9.2
Performance 7.5 6.8 8.5
Interior 7.9 7.3 9.0
Operating Cost 7.3 N/A 7.3
Safety 8.9 9.3 10.0
Reliability 3.5 3.5 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Decent handling
  • Comfortable interior
  • Spacious trunk
  • Refined, smooth ride
  • Comfortable seats
  • Good safety score
  • High-quality interior
  • Agile, composed handling
  • Outstanding safety ratings
Cons
  • Lacks refinement of newer rivals
  • Below-average safety score
  • Uninspiring engine choices
  • Limited trunk space
  • Lower-than-average reliability score

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged 4-Cyl 2.3L/140 Low-Pressure Turbo Gas I5 2.5L/154 Gas I4 2.0L/- TBD -
MPG 17 City / 27 Hwy 19 City / 28 Hwy 21 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 106.4 107 110.6
Length, Overall (in) 190.4 181.2 185.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.5 71.0 71.9
Height, Overall (in) 57.2 56.2 56.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Standard Standard
Sunroof Sunshield Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3530 3523 3715

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Rear Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional
Power Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 96.2 92 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 38.9 40.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 42.6 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 56.2 55.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.0 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 37.9 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 36.6 33.3 34.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 55.5 54.3
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.6 - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 15.9 13.9 16.9

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Optional Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Optional Standard Optional
Satellite Radio Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional
Cell Phone Optional

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Cooled Passenger Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional Optional
Heated Passenger Seat Standard Optional Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Optional

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
5 Cylinder Engine Standard
Turbocharged Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged 4-Cyl Low-Pressure Turbo Gas I5 Gas I4
Displacement 2.3L/140 2.5L/154 2.0L/- TBD -
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 260 @ 5300 208 @ 5000 211 @ 5300-6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 258 @ 1900-4000 236 @ 1500 - 4500 258 @ 1500-4200
Transmission Automatic Automatic, Tiptronic
Turning diameter 37.1 38.7 37.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 19 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 28 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.0 16.9

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multilink Independent Multilink Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Manual Optional
5-Speed Manual Optional