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2010 Saab 9-5 2010 Lexus ES 2010 Acura TL
     
4dr Sdn Aero
  • 4dr Sdn Aero
4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn
2WD
  • 2WD
  • SH-AWD
  • 2WD w/Technology Package
  • 2WD w/Technology Package and 18" Wheels
  • SH-AWD w/Technology Package and Manual
  • SH-AWD w/Technology Package and Automatic
  • SH-AWD w/Technology Package, Manual and HPT
  • SH-AWD w/Technology Package, Automatic and HPT

Prices

MSRP $47,565 $34,120 $35,105
Invoice $44,473 $30,594 $32,673
Avg. Paid $16,249 $14,129 $18,405

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 9.0 8.6
Critics' Rating 7.3 9.3 8.8
Performance 7.2 8.5 8.3
Interior 8.2 8.9 8.8
Operating Cost 7.8 7.8 7.6
Safety 10.0 9.1 10.0
Reliability 3.5 5.0 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Comfortable ride
  • Roomy interior
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Top safety scores
  • Refined, comfortable ride
  • Supple cabin
  • Smooth engine
  • Stellar reliability score
  • Great reliability rating
  • Outstanding safety scores
  • AWD model’s good handling
  • High-tech, modern interior
Cons
  • Performance trails its direct competitors
  • Suspension too soft for much excitement
  • Low safety score for the class
  • Confusing center stack

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas V6 2.8L/171 Gas V6 3.5L/210 Gas V6 3.5L/212
MPG 16 City / 27 Hwy 19 City / 27 Hwy 18 City / 26 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 111.7 109.3 109.3
Length, Overall (in) 197.2 191.1 195.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.5 71.7 74.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 57.1 57.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Standard
Panoramic Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Standard
Sunroof Sunshield Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) - TBD - 3580 3721

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Optional Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Optional Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Optional Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
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
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Optional Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Standard
Power Passenger Mirror 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 95.4 98.2
Front Head Room (in) 58.9 37.4 38.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.2 42.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 57.3 58.1
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.9 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 57.9 36.8 36.7
Second Leg Room (in) 38.8 35.9 36.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 56.3 56.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 52.8 54.8
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 18.2 14.7 13.1

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
Cassette Optional
CD Changer Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Optional
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Optional
Entertainment System Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Standard Optional Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional Optional
Cooled Passenger Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional Standard
Heated Passenger Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory Standard Optional 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
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

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

Brakes

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

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 2.8L/171 3.5L/210 3.5L/212
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 300 @ 5500 272 @ 6200 280 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 295 @ 1850 254 @ 4700 254 @ 5000
Transmission Automatic w/manual shift Automatic Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 37.1 36.7 38.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 19 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 27 26
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 18.5 18.5

Suspension

Active Suspension System Standard
Suspension Type - Front Hyper Strut Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear H-arm Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Dual-Link Multi-Link

Transmission

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