Key facts

1999 Saab 9-3 2.0 Turbo information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4629 mm
What size engine?
2 litre, 1985 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
203 PS / 200 bhp / 149 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
283 Nm / 209 / 28.9 kgm @ 2300 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.3 s
How fast?
235 km/h, 146 mph


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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0 Turbo technical specifications


This vehicle has a 5 door hatchback body style with a front located engine supplying power to the front wheels.
Power is produced by a double overhead camshaft, 2 litre turbocharged 4 cylinder engine, with 4 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 200 bhp (203 PS/149 kW) at 5500 rpm and 283 N·m (209 lb·ft/28.9 kgm) at 2300 rpm respectively.
The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
It is said to be able to manage a top speed of 235 km/h (146 mph).
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0 Turbo data
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0 Turbo data
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2605 102.6
Track/tread (front) 1452 57.2
Track/tread (rear) 1442 56.8
Length 4629 182.2
Width 1711 67.4
Height 1428 56.2
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.78
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 68 litres 15 UK Gal 18 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Saab
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1985 cc
(121.132 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90 × 78 mm
3.54 × 3.07 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.15
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
203 PS (200 bhp) (149 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
100.8 bhp/litre
1.65 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
283 Nm (209 ft·lb) (28.9 kgm)
at 2300 rpm
Specific torque
142.57 Nm/litre
1.72 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system Saab DI direct inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1791.6 kPa (259.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 496.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.3 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 235 km/h (146 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.50 m
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension TwistBeamAxle.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID80047
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1999 Saab 9-3 2.0 Turbo added 2001-06-27.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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