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2006 Saab 05-Sep vs. 2003 Saab 03-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 2,294 cc (4 cylinders), 2006 Saab 05-Sep is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Saab 05-Sep (260 HP @ 5300 RPM) has 10 more horse power than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. (250 HP @ 5500 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Saab 05-Sep should accelerate faster than 2003 Saab 03-Sep. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Saab 03-Sep weights approximately 75 kg more than 2006 Saab 05-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 19 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Saab 05-Sep. (351 Nm @ 1900 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:

2006 Saab 05-Sep 2003 Saab 03-Sep
Make Saab Saab
Model 05-Sep 03-Sep
Year Released 2006 2003
Body Type Sedan Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2294 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 260 HP 250 HP
Engine RPM 5300 RPM 5500 RPM
Torque 351 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 2700 RPM
Engine Bore Size 89.9 mm 86 mm
Engine Stroke Size 89.9 mm 86 mm
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 245 km/hour 250 km/hour
Drive Type Front Front
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1590 kg 1665 kg
Vehicle Length 4840 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1460 mm 1440 mm
Wheelbase Size 2710 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.6 L/100km 9.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 61 L


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