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2003 Saab 03-Sep vs. 2005 Saab 03-Sep

To start off, 2005 Saab 03-Sep is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Saab 03-Sep. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Saab 03-Sep would be higher. Both 2003 Saab 03-Sep and 2005 Saab 03-Sep are equipped with a 1,998 cc engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (250 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 135 more horse power than 2005 Saab 03-Sep. (115 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2003 Saab 03-Sep should accelerate faster than 2005 Saab 03-Sep.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (370 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 130 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Saab 03-Sep. (240 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2003 Saab 03-Sep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Saab 03-Sep. 2005 Saab 03-Sep has automatic transmission and 2003 Saab 03-Sep has manual transmission. 2003 Saab 03-Sep will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Saab 03-Sep will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Saab 03-Sep 2005 Saab 03-Sep
Make Saab Saab
Model 03-Sep 03-Sep
Year Released 2003 2005
Body Type Convertible Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 250 HP 115 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 240 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 86 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.5:1
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1665 kg 1665 kg
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2675 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 62 L


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