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Home » Green Car News » Saab Green Cars

New Saab with Reduced emissions & improved performance

14 March 2011

New Saab with Reduced emissions & improved performance

 

Saab GB is pleased to announce prices and specifications for the new and improved 9-3 model range which goes on sale in UK dealerships next month.

With a raft of improvements including two new petrol turbo engines, enhanced specification, lower emissions and improved performance, the 9-3 range has become even more attractive and competitive than ever.

More Equipment

Saab is renowned in the motor industry for offering high levels of standard equipment in its vehicles. Standard features across the range include alloy wheels, leather trimmed interior, heated front seats, park assist and Bluetooth phone integration system along with a host of safety systems including electronic stability programme, six airbags and Saab Active Head Restraints . All MY12 9-3 models now come with automatic dimming mirrors inside and outside the vehicle, electric folding mirrors and automatic rain sensor wipers as standard, a customer saving of £400.

There are two levels of specifications, SE and Aero.

Fresh looks

The MY12 9-3 range receives a fresh face and is distinguished by new front bumpers, ‘ice block’ headlamps and a new grille. At the rear, the Saab wordmark replaces badging on the chrome trim and all Saloon variants receive a boot-mounted aerodynamic spoiler.

Inside, the cabin features titanium metallic-effect trim around the instrument panel, gearshift moulding, doors and glovebox. SE models are fitted with Leather Appointed comfort seats, while Aero models feature new graphite-fibre around the instrument panel, gearshift moulding, doors and glovebox and Leather Sport seats with contrast stitching.

Class-leading fuel efficiency

Under the bonnet, two new 2.0-litre petrol turbo engines produce 163hp and 220hp and include direct injection, variable valve timing and twin-scroll turbocharging. Both of these engines will be available with a six-speed manual and automatic transmission. In terms of CO2 per unit of horsepower, the new manual 220hp 2.0-litre petrol 9-3 Aero Saloon and SportWagon raises the bar for efficient performance and is the most powerful sub 160g/km petrol engine vehicle on sale in the UK.

Like its sibling, the 9-3 1.9-litre manual twin turbo diesel line-up also offers class-leading CO2 emissions of just 119g/km in both the Saloon and SportWagon. The MY12 9-3 SportWagon can now claim the title of being the most powerful zero first year VED estate car available in the UK and is a perfect choice for company car users, and a cost-effective option for customers keen to reduce fuel consumption and their carbon footprint.

Competitive Pricing

Saab’s vehicle pricing has always been highly competitive and the new 9-3 range will offer customers an even greater value-for-money proposition.  With all the model year upgrades on offer; new interior and exterior enhancements, increased standard specification, powerful twin turbo diesel and petrol engines, low CO2 emissions and impressive fuel economy, customers will find the 9-3 range even more attractive than before.

Charles Toosey, Managing Director at Saab GB, said: “We are very confident that the 9-3 range will be a great success in the UK and will appeal to motorists wanting a high performance, low emissions vehicle, with high levels of standard equipment and competitive pricing.”

Saab MY12 Saloon Price List:  

 

Trim

 

Fuel

 

Engine

 

HP

 

Transmission

 

CO2 (g/km)

On-the-Road

Price (OTR)

SE Diesel 1.9 TTiD 130 Manual 6-speed 119 £22,495
1.9 TTiD 160

160

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

119

153

£22,995

£24,530

1.9 TTiD 180

180

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

119

153

£23,495

£25,030

Petrol 2.0t 163

163

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

155

185

£21,495

£22,875

Aero Diesel 1.9 TTiD 180

180

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

129

153

£26,995

£28,530

Petrol 2.0T 220

220

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

155

185

£27,245

£28,770

2.0 T XWD 220

220

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

194

206

£29,255

£30,760

MY12 Saab 9-3 SportWagon Price List:

 

Trim

 

Fuel

 

Engine

 

HP

 

Transmission

 

CO2 (g/km)

On-the-Road

Price (OTR)

SE Diesel 1.9 TTiD 130 Manual 6-speed 119 £23,620
1.9 TTiD 160

160

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

119

159

£24,120

£25,655

1.9 TTiD 180

180

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

119

159

£24,620

£26,155

Petrol 2.0t 163

163

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

159

190

£22,620

£24,270

Aero Diesel 1.9 TTiD 180

180

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

135

159

£28,230

£29,655

Petrol 2.0T 220

220

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

159

190

£28,370

£30,020

2.0 T XWD 220

220

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

195

209

£30,380

£31,885

9-3X Diesel 1.9 TTiD 180

180

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

135

159

£26,495

£27,920

Petrol 2.0 T XWD 220

220

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

195

209

£27,620

£29,125

MY12 Saab 9-3 Convertible Price List:

 

Trim

 

Fuel

 

Engine

 

HP

 

Transmission

 

CO2 (g/km)

On-the-Road

Price (OTR)

SE Diesel 1.9 TTiD 160

160

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

137

162

£27,495

£28,920

1.9 TTiD 180

180

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

137

162

£27,995

£29,420

Petrol 2.0t  163

180

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

173

199

£27,495

£29,050

Aero Diesel 1.9 TTiD 180

180

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

137

162

£31,745

£33,170

Petrol 2.0T 220

220

Manual 6-speed

Automatic 6-speed

173

199

£31,995

£33,550

 

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