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

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: Automatic
  • Number of gears: 4


Wheel driveFront
Drive systemFuel engine

Fuel Engine

Cylinders position
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 speed220 km/h
Acceleration to 100kmh9,5 s.
Urban consumption14,8 l/100km
Highway consumption7,7 l/100km
Average consumption10,3 l/100km
CO2 Emission247 g/km
Energy levelG
Average distance with a full fuel tank750 km


Number of gears4
1st gear ratio3,67:1
2nd gear ratio2,10:1
3th gear ratio1,39:1
4th gear ratio1,00:1
5th gear ratio-
6th gear ratio-
7th gear ratio-
8th gear ratio-
9th gear ratio-
Reverse gear ratio4,02:1
Final drive2,56:1


Front suspensionIndependent
Rear suspensionMulti-link
Front stabilizerYes
Rear stabilizerYes
Front BrakesVentilated disc
Rear BrakesDisc
Tire size205/65VR15
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 controlNo
Locking differentialNo


Weight1485 kg
Max loading capacity535 kg
Maximum weight2020 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 conditioningNo
Dual zone climatronicNo
Star stop systemNo
Sliding tilt sunroofNo
Roof railsNo
Electric mirrors
Daytime running light DRLNo