1998 Saab 900 Technical Specifications Page 2



 CHASSIS AND SUSPENSION  
 Front suspension  MacPherson struts with direct-acting gas shock absorbers and coil springs, split lower wishbones in forged aluminum, stabilizer bar, integrated wheel bearings
Rear suspension  H-formed, semi rigid torsion-beam rear axle with inner and outer stabilizer bars, sport-tuned coil springs, gas shock absorbers.
Braking system Four-wheel disc with power assist and anti-lock braking system (ABS), dual diagonal with four electronic channels (EBD: Electronic Brake force Distribution), self-adjusting, asbestos-free pads, ventilated front discs.
Parking brakes Mechanical self-adjusting on separate rear wheel drums.
Tires & Wheels  
900 S 195/60 VR 15 all-season radial Michelin tires, 6.5 x 15 three-spoke alloy wheels
900 SE  205/50 ZR radial Michelin Pilot tires, 6.5 x 16 Viking Aero II alloy wheels

 

 INTERIOR VOLUME 900 3-Door/5-Door 900 Convertible
EPA size class Midsize Subcompact
Seating capacity 5 4
Interior volume 113.7 cu. ft. 92.7 cu. ft.
Front head room (in.) 39.3 39
Front leg room (in.) 42.3 42.3
Front should room (in.) 52.4 52.4
Rear head room (in.) 37.8 37.9
Rear leg room (in.) 34.1 33.0
Rear shoulder room (in.) 52.6 41.8
Cargo capacity, rear seat folded 49.8 cu. ft. 28.3 cu. ft.
Trunk capacity 23 cu. ft. (w/parcel shelf removed) 12.5 cu. ft. Top up/10 cu. ft. Top down

 

 DIMENSIONS 900 3-Door/5-Door 900 Convertible
 Wheelbase (in.) 102.4 (2600 mm)  102.4 (2600 mm)
Front track (in.) 56.9 (1445 mm) 56.9 (1446 mm)
Rear track (in.) 56.8 (1443 mm) 56.8 (1443 mm)
Overall length (in.) 182.6 (4637 mm) 182.6 (4637 mm)
Overall width (in.) 67.4 (1711 mm) 67.4 (1711 mm)
Overall height (in.) 56.6 (1436 mm) 56.5 (1435 mm)
Curb Weight (lbs) (base curb weight with standard eqiupment)
 900S

2,980/2,990 (manual)

3,030/3,040 (automatic)

3,090 (manual)

3,140 (automatic)

900 SE Turbo

3,020/3,060 (manual)

3,080/3,120 (automatic)

3,190 (manual)

3,240 (automatic)

Fuel capacity 18.0 gallons (U.S.) 18.0 gallons (U.S.)
Aerodynamic drag 0.30 Cd 0.34 Cd


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