1999 Saab 9-3 2.0 Turbo

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).

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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0 Turbo information summary

What body style?
5 door 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 ft.lb / 28.9 kgm @ 2300 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.3 s
How fast?
235 km/h, 146 mph

Saab 9-3 models

5 door hatchback FF 5M 2290 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW
5 door hatchback FF 5M 2290 cm3 233 PS 230 bhp 172 kW 1438 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1985 cm3 208 PS 205 bhp 153 kW
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1985 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW 1305 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1985 cm3 132 PS 130 bhp 97 kW
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1985 cm3 156 PS 154 bhp 115 kW
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1985 cm3 156 PS 154 bhp 115 kW
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1985 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1985 cm3 188 PS 185 bhp 138 kW
5 door hatchback FF 5M 2172 cm3 117 PS 115 bhp 86 kW
Saab 9-3 Viggen -
5 door hatchback FF 5M 2290 cm3 228 PS 225 bhp 168 kW 1395 kg

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1999 Saab 9-3 2.0 Turbo data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors5
Designer
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
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
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
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
203 PS (200 bhp) (149 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
100.8 bhp/litre
1.65 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
283 Nm (209 ft·lb) (28.9 kgm)
at 2300 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
142.57 Nm/litre
1.72 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
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
Compressor
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
performance
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/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
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
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com 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.