1998 Saab 900 Technical Specifications Page 1



ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS 2.3L 2.0L Turbo
Type 4-cylinder 4-cylinder
Displacement 2.3 liter (2,290 cc, 140 cu. in.) 2.0 liter (1,985 cc, 121 cu. in.)
Aspiration Naturally-aspirated Water-cooled turbocharger with APC charge pressure control, intercooler
Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5,700 185 @ 5,500 (Auto: 185 @ 5,750)
Max. torque (lb.-ft.) 155 @ 4,300 194 @ 2,100 (Auto: 170 @ 2,000)
Fuel injection Bosch Motronic Saab Trionic
Compression ratio 10.5:1 9.2:1
Bore x Stroke 3.54 in. (90 mm) x 3.54 in. (90 mm) 3.5 in. (90 mm) x 3.07 in (78 mm)
Arrangement Transverse, with dual counter-rotating balance shafts Same
Valve train Double overhead camshafts, 4 valves per cylinder Same
Cylinder block Cast iron Same
Cylinder head Light alloy, cross-flow type Same
Cooling System Water-cooled, thermostatically controlled radiator fan Same
Fuel Requirement Unleaded 87-93 AON Same

 ELECTRIC SYSTEM  
 Ignition

2.0L Saab Trionic with Direct Ignition

2.3L Bosch Motronic

Alternator 1215W, 9DA
Battery (maintenance-free) 12V, 70Ah

 STEERING  
Type Power-assisted rack and pinion, impact collapsible steering column
 Turning circle (curb to curb)  34.4 ft. (10.5 m)
Turns (lock to lock) 3.0


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