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Vehicle 1997 Eagle Vision 4dr Sdn TSi 2005 Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan Arc
140-Amp Alternator No Yes
16" "Caisson" chromed cast aluminum wheels Yes No
18.0 gallon fuel tank w/tethered cap Yes No
1 Rear Foglight No Yes
2 Front Cupholders and 2 Rear Cupholders, 4 Cupholders Total No Yes
3.5L (215) SOHC MPI 24-valve V6 engine Yes No
(3) passenger assist handles Yes No
3-Point Seatbelts For All Seating Positions No Yes
4-speed automatic transmission w/OD-inc: autostick Yes No
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes No Yes
4-wheel anti-lock brake system Yes No
5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive No Yes
600 CCA battery Yes No
60-Amp/Hours Battery No Yes
90-amp alternator Yes No
Aero design low-profile headlamps w/shut-off delay Yes No
Air conditioning w/auto temp control Yes No
Alloy Wheels, 16-In. X 6.5-In. No Yes
All Speed Traction Control Controlled By ABS No Yes
Aluminized stainless steel exhaust Yes No
AM/FM Radio With 300 Watts and 13 Speakers Total; CD Player No Yes
**ASTERISK (*) INDICATES EQUIPMENT WHICH IS IN ADDITION TO OR REPLACES BASE MODELS STANDARD EQUIPMENT** Yes No
Audio Pre-Wiring No Yes
Automatic Climate Control With Sun Sensor No Yes
Automatic day/night rearview mirror Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic Off and Time Delay No Yes
Automatic Locking Retractors No Yes
Black dual foldaway pwr remote mirrors Yes No
Body Side Moldings No Yes
Cargo Area Tiedowns No Yes
Chapman strut rear suspension w/dual transverse lower links, trailing arms Yes No
Child protection rear door locks Yes No
Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doors No Yes
City 17/hwy 26 (3.5L engine/4-speed auto trans) Yes No
Coinholder No Yes
Color-Keyed Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Trunk No Yes
Color-keyed leather 2-spoke steering wheel Yes No
Compact spare tire Yes No
Compact Spare Tire No Yes
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor No Yes
Cruise Control No Yes
Daytime Running Lights No Yes
Delayed Courtesy Light No Yes
Deluxe speed-sensitive intermittent windshield wipers Yes No
Digital Clock No Yes
Driver Airbag No Yes
Driver & front passenger air bags Yes No
Dual 8-way pwr front seats Yes No
Dual Body-Color Power Adjustable Heated Folding Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual exhaust tips Yes No
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors w/sliding extensions Yes No
Dual note horn Yes No
Electronic AM/FM stereo radio w/cassette, compact disc changer control, 8-Infinity speakers in 6 locations Yes No
Electronic Brake Assistance No Yes
Electronic Brake Force Distribution No Yes
Extended Service Interval For Engine Coolant No Yes
Exterior Temperature Gauge No Yes
Fixed mast antenna Yes No
Floor console-inc: armrest, 2-cupholders, cassette/CD storage, coinholder, ash receiver, rear air cond/heat ducts Yes No
Free Scheduled Maintenance For 36 Months or 36,000 Miles No Yes
Front Active Head Restraints No Yes
Front Air Dam No Yes
Front and Rear Body-Colored 5-MPH Bumpers No Yes
Front and Rear Crumple Zones No Yes
Front and Rear Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Front and Rear Reading Lights No Yes
Front Carpeted Floor Mats No Yes
Front Driver Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total No Yes
Front Driver Side Manual Lumbar Support No Yes
Front Dual Bucket Seats With Adjustable Seat Height and Adjustable Headrests No Yes
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors No Yes
Front Dual Seatback Storage Pockets No Yes
Front Dual Sunvisors No Yes
Front fascia-integrated fog lamps Yes No
Front Foglights No Yes
Front height-adjustable active 3-point unibelt system Yes No
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total No Yes
Front Power 300-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 290-mm Ventilated Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Power Outlet No Yes
Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters No Yes
Front/rear floor mats Yes No
Front/rear two-tone bumper fascias Yes No
Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters No Yes
Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Front wheel drive Yes No
Full body-side body-color cladding Yes No
Full overhead console w/compass/temp/travel displays, sunglass/garage door opener storage Yes No
Illuminated Glovebox No Yes
Independent MacPherson Struts Front Suspension With Gas Shock Absorbers No Yes
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Gas Shock Absorbers No Yes
Instrument panel-inc: 120-mph speedometer, tachometer, odometer w/trip reset, fuel/temp gauges Yes No
Interior Pollen, Particle, Dust and Charcoal Air Filter No Yes
Iso strut front suspension w/single transverse lower links, tension struts Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob No Yes
L A T C H No Yes
Leather Located On Doors and Shift Knob No Yes
Leather Seats No Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes
Leather-wrapped shifter knob Yes No
Lights-inc: front reading lamps, rear courtesy lamps, glove box, ignition, ash receiver, trunk & door courtesy lamps Yes No
Message center warnings-inc: door ajar, low washer fluid, trunk ajar Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Power Windows, Panic Button, Exterior Lights and Alarm No Yes
P225/60R16 all-season touring SBR BSW tires Yes No
Panic Button No Yes
Passenger Airbag No Yes
Perimeter Lighting Activated Via Remote No Yes
Power Rack and Pinion Steering No Yes
Power Window Lockout No Yes
Power Windows With Front Dual One-Touch Down No Yes
Premium cloth front bucket seats Yes No
Programmable Power Door Locks No Yes
Projector Beam Halogen Headlights No Yes
Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes w/anti-lock brake system Yes No
Pwr door locks w/dealer-activated speed-sensitive feature Yes No
Pwr windows w/one-touch-down feature Yes No
Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt No Yes
Rear 60/40 Split Folding Bench Seat With Outboard Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Center Armrest No Yes
Rear Armrest Storage No Yes
Rear Carpeted Floor Mats No Yes
Rear contoured bench seat w/center armrest Yes No
Rear HVAC Ducts No Yes
Rear In-Glass Diversity Radio Antenna No Yes
Rear outboard active 3-point unibelt system w/center lap belt Yes No
Rear Seat Pass Through No Yes
Rear Seat Power Outlet No Yes
Rear Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Rear window defroster Yes No
Rear Window Defroster No Yes
Remote Decklid Release Located Inside Vehicle No Yes
Remote keyless/illuminated entry w/decklid release, (2) transmitters Yes No
Rocker Panels No Yes
SBRP215/55R16 93H, All-Season Tires No Yes
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags No Yes
Selective Locking/Unlocking Via Remote Keyless Entry No Yes
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams No Yes
Side Head Curtain Airbags No Yes
Solar-control tinted glass Yes No
Speed control Yes No
Speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio No Yes
Subwoofer No Yes
Tachometer No Yes
Telescopic Steering Column No Yes
Temperature Controlled Storage Cools Glovebox No Yes
Tilt steering column Yes No
Tilt Steering Column No Yes
Tinted Glass No Yes
Touring-tuned suspension w/integral front/rear gas-charged shock absorbers Yes No
Traction control Yes No
Trip Computer With Average Fuel Consumption, Clock, Warning Lights, Trip Odometer and Date No Yes
Trunk Anti-Trap Device No Yes
Trunk Light No Yes
Turbocharged 2.0-Liter, I4, 16-Valve, DOHC, MPFI Engine; Front/Transverse Mounted With Horsepower Of 210@5500, Torque Of 221@2500, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
Turbocharger With Intercooler No Yes
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Lockout No Yes
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Engine Immobilizer and Alarm No Yes
Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via ABS and Traction Control Measures Steering Wheel Direction, Wheel Speed, Lateral Acceleration and Yaw Rate No Yes
Warning chimes-inc: key-in-ignition, door ajar, headlamps-on, seatbelts Yes No
Warning Lights For Door Ajar, Low Fluids and Failed Light No Yes
Warning lights-inc: parking brake, low oil, temp, low fuel Yes No
Woodgrain Located On Console and Doors No Yes






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