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2003 Saab 03-Sep vs. 2006 Saab 05-Sep

To start off, 2006 Saab 05-Sep is newer by 3 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. At 2,956 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Saab 05-Sep is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2003 Saab 03-Sep (250 HP @ 5500 RPM) has 76 more horse power than 2006 Saab 05-Sep. (174 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2003 Saab 03-Sep should accelerate faster than 2006 Saab 05-Sep. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Saab 05-Sep weights approximately 70 kg more than 2003 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 20 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Saab 05-Sep. (350 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2003 Saab 03-Sep will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Saab 05-Sep.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Saab 03-Sep 2006 Saab 05-Sep
Make Saab Saab
Model 03-Sep 05-Sep
Year Released 2003 2006
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 2956 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 250 HP 174 HP
Engine RPM 5500 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 370 Nm 350 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 86 mm 87.5 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86 mm 82 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 18.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Top Speed 250 km/hour 210 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1665 kg 1735 kg
Vehicle Length 4640 mm 4830 mm
Vehicle Width 1770 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1470 mm
Wheelbase Size 2610 mm 2710 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.1 L/100km 7.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 61 L 75 L


 

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