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Home ➠ Saab ➠ 9-5 ➠ 9-5 (1997 - 2001) ➠ 2.3 t SE

1997 - 2001

General information

  • Brand: Saab
  • Model: 9-5
  • Production year: 1997 - present
  • Body: Sedan
  • Number of doors: 4-door
  • Number of car seats: 5
  • Gearbox: Manual
  • Number of gears: 5


Wheel driveFront
Drive systemFuel engine

Fuel Engine

Cylinders positionInline
Number of cylinders4
Valves per cylinder4
Engine capacity2290
Bore x stroke90,0 x 90,0 mm
Compression ratio9,3 :1
Total max power125 Kw (170 Hp)
Total max torque280 Nm
Max power kW125
Max power HP170
Max power at RPM5500 rpm
Max torque280 Nm
Max torque at RPM1800 rpm
Fuel systemInjection
Engine typeDohc
Fuel tank capacity75 liter

Electric Engine

Electric engine power-
Electric engine torque-
Electric engine type-
Number of engines-
Battery type-
Battery capacity-
Battery voltage-
Charging 230V/16A-


Top speed225 km/h
Acceleration to 100kmh8,5 s.
Urban consumption13,6 l/100km
Highway consumption7,2 l/100km
Average consumption9,6 l/100km
CO2 Emission230 g/km
Energy levelG
Average distance with a full fuel tank833 km


Number of gears5
1st gear ratio3,38:1
2nd gear ratio1,76:1
3th gear ratio1,18:1
4th gear ratio0,89:1
5th gear ratio0,66:1
6th gear ratio-
7th gear ratio-
8th gear ratio-
9th gear ratio-
Reverse gear ratio3,17:1
Final drive4,05:1


Front suspensionIndependent
Rear suspensionMulti-link
Front stabilizerYes
Rear stabilizerYes
Front BrakesVentilated disc
Rear BrakesDisc
Tire size215/55VR16
Turning circle10,8 m


Electronic brake distribution (EBD)Yes
Brake assistantNo
Driver airbag
Passenger airbagYes
Side airbagsYes (front)
Head curtain airbagsYes (front)
Electronic stability program (ESP)No
Traction controlAdditional
Locking differentialNo


Weight1525 kg
Max loading capacity535 kg
Maximum weight2060 kg
Maximum roof load100 kg


Trunk capacity500 l
Height cargo-
Sill height660 mm

Body size

Length1120 mm / -
Height1449 mm
Wheelbase2703 mm
Front track1522 mm
Rear track1522 mm


Central door lockingYes
Keyless entryNo
Electric windows
Power steeringYes
Cruise controlYes (from 9/1998)
Air conditioningYes (automatic)
Dual zone climatronicNo
Star stop systemNo
Sliding tilt sunroofNo
Roof railsNo
Electric mirrors
Daytime running light DRLNo