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2000 Saab 9-3 Viggen 1 2 3 4 (5)

Saab 9-3 ViggenSpecifications - Engine

Four cylinders. Double overhead camshafts. Four valves per cylinder. Two balancer shafts. Electronically controlled throttle. Saab Trionic engine management system, which controls fuel injection, ignition (Saab Dl), throttle and turbo boost pressure. Turbocharger with integrated wastegate. lntercooler. Three-way catalytic converter and Lambda sensor.

Displacement: 2.290 dm3.
EEC rating: 169 kW (230 hp) at 5500 rpm.
EEC peak torque:
350 Nm at 2500 rpm.
Recommended fuel: 98 octane (min. 91).
Top speed: 155 mph; Convertible 152 mph.
0 to 60 mph: 6.5 sec; Convertible 6.7 sec.
40 to 60 mph in fourth gear: 4.7 sec.
50 to 70mph in fifth gear: 6.8 sec.
Fuel consumption* mpg: 20.6/39.2/29,7.
Fuel consumption*l/100 km: 13.7/7.2/9.6.


Alternator: 1755W 130 A. Battery: 12V 6OAh.


Transverse drive unit. Front wheel drive. Full synchromesh, five-speed manual gearbox. Torque limitation on first and second gear.


Power assisted rack and pinion steering. Steering wheel adjustable for reach. Turning circle 10.5 m (kerb to kerb).


Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD). Power assisted, grooved disc brakes all round, front discs with internal ventilation. Handbrake acting on separate rear brake shoes.


Front: MacPherson spring struts with twin-tube gas shock absorbers and an anti-roll bar.

Rear: H-shaped, twist-beam rear axle with inner and outer anti-roll bars. Coil springs and twin-tube gas shock absorbers.

Luggage and weights

Coupé/5 door: Volume 494 dm3 VDA;
451 dm3 SAE.
Convertible: Volume 295 dm3 VDA;
285 dm3 SAE.
Kerb weight: Approx. 1395—1475 kg.
Max. total weight: 1810—1870 kg.

*) Consumption figures (city/highway/combined), according to the 93/116 FC

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