2010-2011
2010 Redesign Year
Saab's 9-5 is a competent car with capable and secure handling. A major 2010 redesign produced a car that wasn't as well rounded as previous 9-5s.
It handles fairly nimbly and has great fit and finish, but the 220-hp turbocharged four-cylinder engine is noisy and a little weak for the class. A stiff ride and the cramped cockpit didn't help either. Sales were meager. The brand was discontinued after 2011.
$9,825 - $11,825
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$9,450
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1999-2009
Saab's 9-5 is a competent car with capable and secure handling. The ride is firm and compliant, but road noise is pronounced.
The turbocharged 2.3-liter, 170-hp four-cylinder (185 hp from 2000 on) provides ample acceleration. The 3.0-liter, 200-hp V6 is smoother, quieter, and stronger. A higher-performance 230-hp Aero model was added for 2000. Aside from styling updates the 9-5 was largely unchanged through 2009.
$8,200 - $10,000
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$7,525 - $8,425
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$6,075 - $7,175
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$4,900 - $5,225
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$2,975 - $3,875
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$2,975 - $3,350
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$2,975 - $3,100
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$2,975
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$2,975
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$2,975 - $4,350
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