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Vehicle 2005 Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan Aero 2005 Maserati Quattroporte Sedan
140-Amp Alternator Yes No
1 Front Cupholder and 2 Rear Cupholders, 3 Cupholders Total No Yes
1 Rear Foglight Yes No
2 Front Cupholders and 2 Rear Cupholders, 4 Cupholders Total Yes No
3-Memory Adjustments For Driver Side Include Seat and Steering Wheel No Yes
3-Point Seatbelts For All Seating Positions Yes No
4.2-Liter, 90-Degree V8, 32-Valve, Twin DOHC Engine, Front/Longitudinal Mounted With Horsepower Of 400@7000, Torque Of 333@4500, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads No Yes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes Yes No
5-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive Yes No
60-Amp/Hours Battery Yes No
6-Speed Manually Interactive Automatic Transmission With Overdrive No Yes
Alloy Wheels, 17-In. X 7-In. Yes No
Alloy Wheels, Front 18-In. X 8.5-In. and Rear 18-In. X 10.5-In. No Yes
All Speed Traction Control Controlled By ABS Yes No
All-Speed Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via Engine Power Reduction, ABS, and Traction Control Measures Steering Wheel Angle and Yaw Rate No Yes
AM/FM Radio With 300 Watts and 13 Speakers Total; CD Player Yes No
Analog Clock No Yes
Audio Prewiring No Yes
Audio Pre-Wiring Yes No
Automatic Climate Control With Sun Sensor Yes Yes
Automatic Headlights With Automatic Off and Time Delay Yes No
Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off and Dusk Sensor No Yes
Automatic Locking Retractors Yes No
Automatic Tilt Away Steering Column No Yes
Battery No Yes
Body Side Moldings Yes No
Bosch(R) 4 Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes No Yes
Bosch(R) Traction Control No Yes
Bose(R) AM/FM Radio; Single Disc CD Player No Yes
Break Resistant Security Glass No Yes
Brembo(R) Front Power 330-mm X 32-mm Vented Disc Brakes and Rear Power 316-mm X 28-mm Vented Disc Brakes No Yes
Bright-Finish Exhaust Pipe Yes No
Cargo Area Tiedowns Yes No
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Trunk No Yes
Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doors Yes No
Coinholder Yes No
Color-Keyed Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin and Trunk Yes No
Compact Spare Tire Yes No
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor Yes No
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor With Armrest No Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Daytime Running Lights Yes No
Delayed Courtesy Light Yes No
Digital Clock Yes No
Drive-By-Wire Control For Throttle No Yes
Driver Airbag Yes No
Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Dual Body-Color Power Adjustable Heated Folding Exterior Rearview Mirrors Yes No
Dual Body Color Remote Power Adjustable Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirror No Yes
Electronic Brake Assistance Yes No
Electronic Brake Force Distribution Yes Yes
Extended Service Interval For Engine Coolant Yes No
Exterior Temperature Gauge Yes Yes
Free Scheduled Maintenance For 36 Months or 36,000 Miles Yes No
Front Active Head Restraints Yes No
Front Air Dam Yes Yes
Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers No Yes
Front and Rear Body-Colored 5-MPH Bumpers Yes No
Front and Rear Crumple Zones Yes Yes
Front and Rear Door Mounted Storage Yes Yes
Front and Rear Pretensioners With Force Limiters No Yes
Front and Rear Reading Lights Yes No
Front Carpeted Floor Mats Yes Yes
Front Driver Power Seat Adjusts 14 Ways Total No Yes
Front Driver Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total Yes No
Front Driver Side Manual Lumbar Support Yes No
Front Dual Bucket Seats With Adjustable Seat Height and Adjustable Headrests Yes No
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors Yes No
Front Dual Power Lumbar Support No Yes
Front Dual Power Reclining Bucket Seats With Power Adjustable Seat Height, 3-Position Driver Power Memory and Dual Power Headrests No Yes
Front Dual Seatback Storage Pockets Yes Yes
Front Dual Seatbelt Height Adjusters No Yes
Front Dual Sunvisors Yes Yes
Front Foglights Yes No
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 14 Ways Total No Yes
Front Passenger Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total Yes No
Front Power 300-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 290-mm Ventilated Disc Brakes Yes No
Front Power Outlet Yes No
Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters Yes No
Front, Rear and Rear Center 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front SBRP245/45ZR18 Pirelli(R) Tires and Rear SBRP285/40ZR18 Pirelli(R) Tires No Yes
Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters Yes No
Front Stabilizer Bar Yes No
Glovebox No Yes
GPS Navigation Aid No Yes
Hill Start Control No Yes
Illuminated Glovebox Yes No
Independent Double Wishbone Front Suspension With Struts No Yes
Independent Double Wishbone Rear Suspension With Struts No Yes
Independent MacPherson Struts Front Suspension With Gas Shock Absorbers and Performance Ride Type Yes No
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs, Gas Shock Absorbers and Performance Ride Type Yes No
In-Glass Radio Antenna No Yes
Interior Air Filter No Yes
Interior Pollen, Particle, Dust and Charcoal Air Filter Yes No
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob Yes No
L A T C H Yes Yes
Leather Located On Center Floor Console, Doors, Instrument Panel, Shift Knob and Steering Wheel No Yes
Leather Located On Doors and Shift Knob Yes No
Leather Seats No Yes
Leather Steering Wheel Yes Yes
Low Beam and High Beam Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlights No Yes
Manually Interactive Transmission No Yes
Metallic Trim Located On Console and Doors Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Power Windows, Panic Button, Exterior Lights and Alarm Yes No
Panic Button Yes No
Passenger Airbag Yes No
Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment No Yes
Perimeter Lighting Activated Via Remote Yes No
Power Door Locks No Yes
Power Rack and Pinion Steering Yes No
Power Sliding Glass Moonroof Yes No
Power Sunshade Located On Rear Window No Yes
Power Telescopic Steering Column No Yes
Power Variable Assisted Steering No Yes
Power Window Lockout Yes No
Power Windows No Yes
Power Windows With Front Dual One-Touch Down Yes No
Programmable Power Door Locks Yes No
Projector Beam Halogen Headlights Yes No
Rain Sensing Intermittent Windshield Wipers No Yes
Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt Yes No
Rear 60/40 Split Folding Bench Seat With Outboard Adjustable Headrests and Fold-Down Center Armrest Yes No
Rear Armrest Storage Yes No
Rear Carpeted Floor Mats Yes Yes
Rear Heating and Air Conditioning Ducts No Yes
Rear Heating and Air Conditioning Unit No Yes
Rear HVAC Ducts Yes No
Rear In-Glass Diversity Radio Antenna Yes No
Rear Locking Differential No Yes
Rear Reclining Split Bench Seat With Power Headrests and Fold-Down Center Armrest With Redundant Front Passenger Seat Fore/Aft Control No Yes
Rear Seat Heating and Air Conditioning Controls No Yes
Rear Seat Pass Through Yes No
Rear Seat Power Outlet Yes Yes
Rear Spoiler Yes No
Rear Stabilizer Bar Yes No
Rear Trunk Spoiler No Yes
Rear Window Defroster Yes Yes
Remote Decklid Release No Yes
Remote Decklid Release Located Inside Vehicle Yes No
Remote Fuel Door Release No Yes
Rocker Panels Yes No
Rosewood Genuine Wood Trim Located On Center Floor Console, Doors and Instrument Panel No Yes
SBRP225/45R17 94V, All-Season Tires Yes No
Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags Yes Yes
Second Row 3-Point Center Seatbelt No Yes
Second Row Armrest Storage No Yes
Second Row Split Bench Power Seat Adjust 4 Ways Total No Yes
Selective Locking/Unlocking Via Remote Keyless Entry Yes No
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls Yes Yes
Side Guard Door Beams Yes Yes
Side Head Curtain Airbags Yes Yes
Skyhook Adaptable Variable Suspension No Yes
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Transmission, Audio, Navigation System, Television and Telephone (If Equipped) No Yes
Subwoofer Yes No
Sunshade Located On Moonroof Yes No
Tachometer Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes No
Television With 6.5-In. Screen Located In Front Dash No Yes
Temperature Controlled Storage Cools Front Console No Yes
Temperature Controlled Storage Cools Glovebox Yes No
Tilt Steering Column Yes Yes
Tinted Glass Yes No
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes No
Trip Computer No Yes
Trip Computer With Average Fuel Consumption, Clock, Warning Lights, Trip Odometer and Date Yes No
Trunk Anti-Trap Device Yes Yes
Trunk Light Yes No
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 Yes No
Turbocharger With Intercooler Yes No
Upgraded Leather Seats Yes No
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Lockout Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Engine Immobilizer and Alarm Yes No
Vehicle Stability Control System Operated Via ABS and Traction Control Measures Steering Wheel Direction, Wheel Speed, Lateral Acceleration and Yaw Rate Yes No
Warning Lights For Door Ajar, Low Fluids and Failed Light Yes No






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