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Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)

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21–52
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31.9
Average

Decent mix of performance and economy. Superb long-distance comfort aided by good ride and fantastic seats. An exceptionally safe car.

Vectra base means it understeers heavily. Saab 4-cylinder engines need an oil change every 5k-6k miles. Rear dampers can fail.

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Engine Official MPG Real MPG Avg. Real MPG %  
1.9 TiD 41.5–44.1 mpg 42.2 mpg 99% Submit MPG
2.0t 31.4–32.8 mpg 29.8 mpg 93% Submit MPG
2.0t BioPower 31.4–32.8 mpg 27.6 mpg 86% Submit MPG
2.3 HOT 31.7 mpg 29.6 mpg 93% Submit MPG
2.3t 31.0–31.7 mpg 27.9 mpg 89% Submit MPG
2.3t BioPower 31.0–31.7 mpg - - Submit MPG

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  • Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Decent mix of performance and economy. Superb long-distance comfort aided by good ride and fantastic seats. An exceptionally safe car.

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