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Vehicle 2005 Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan Aero 2005 Maserati Quattroporte Sedan
General
Body Style Luxury Sedan/Sports Sedan,SDN Luxury Sedan,SDN
EPA Classification COMPACT LARGE
Drive Train
City MPG 22 12
Combined MPG 25 14
Displacement (CC) 121 259
Final Drive Ratio 3.82 n/a
Fuel Capacity (gal) 16.4 23.8
Fuel System MPFI n/a
Gas Guzzler Tax $0 $3,700
Highway MPG 32 15
Horsepower @ RPM 210@5500 400@7000
PowerToWeightRatio 15.1 10.6
Torque @ RPM 221@2500 333@4500
Transmission Speeds 5 6
Type of Engine 2.0L I4 4.2L V8
Valves 16 32
Exterior
Curb weight (lbs) 3175 4253
Overall Height (in) 56.8 56.6
Overall Length (in) 182.5 198.9
Overall Width (in) 69.0 74.6
Wheelbase (in) 105.3 120.6
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 15.0 15.1
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 38.9 n/a
Headroom rear (in) 37.0 n/a
Leg room front (in) 42.3 n/a
Leg room rear (in) 35.1 n/a
Passenger Volume 90 121
Seating Capacity - Maximum 5 5
Seating capacity - Standard 5 5
Shoulder room front (in) 56.3 n/a
Shoulder room rear (in) 55.1 n/a
Suspension
Front suspension Ind Ind
Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 n/a
Rear Suspension Ind Ind
Track Front 59.8 62.5
Track Rear 59.3 61.4
Towing
Tow Capacity (Maximum) 2000 n/a
Tow Capacity Standard 2000 n/a
Turning Radius
Steering Diameter Left 35.4 40.4






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