9-3 Viggen Technical Specifications



 

SAAB 9-3 VIGGEN TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS, 2000 MODEL YEAR

ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS

 

2.3L High Output Turbo

Type

4-cylinder

Displacement

2.3 liter (2,290 cc, 140 cu.in.)

Horsepower @ rpm

230 @ 5,500

Max. torque (lb.-ft.) @ rpm

258 @ 2,500 - 4,500

Compression ratio

9.3:1

Aspiration

Water-cooled turbocharger with APC charge pressure control, intercooler

Fuel injection

Saab Trionic-7 (T-7)

Bore x Stroke

3.5 in. (90 mm) x 3.5 in. (90 mm)

Arrangement

Transverse mounted

Valve train

Double overhead chain-driven camshafts, 4 valves per cylinder and dual counter-rotating balance shafts

Cylinder block

Cast iron

Cylinder head

Light alloy, cross-flow type with Nimonic alloy heat-resistant exhaust valves

Cooling System

Water-cooled, thermostatically controlled electric radiator fan

Fuel Recommendation

Unleaded 92-93 AON

 

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Ignition

Saab Trionic-7 (T-7) with Direct Ignition

Alternator

1755W, 130A

Battery (maintenance-free)

12V, 60 Ah

 

DRIVETRAIN

Type

Front-wheel drive

Manual transmission

Fully synchronized 5-speed with hydraulically actuated clutch

Transmission ratios:

 

First

3.38:1

Second

1.76:1

Third

1.18:1

Fourth

0.89:1

Fifth

0.66:1

Final Drive

4.05:1

 

EPA FUEL ECONOMY RATINGS

Model

9-3 Viggen

Engine

2.3L High Output Turbo

Transmission

5-Speed Manual

Est. MPG, City/Hwy

20

29

 

 

 

 

STEERING

 

Type

Power-assisted rack and pinion, impact-collapsible steering column

Steering ratio

16.6:1

Turning circle

34.4 ft. (10.5 m)

Turns (lock to lock)

3.4

 

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 power-assist disc with anti-lock braking system (ABS), dual diagonal, four electronic channels (EBD: Electronic Brake force Distribution), self-adjusting, asbestos-free pads, ventilated and grooved front discs, grooved rear discs.

Brake disc diameter

Front: 12.13 in. (308 mm)

Rear: 11.26 in. (286 mm)

Parking brakes

Mechanical self-adjusting, operating on rear wheel discs.

Tires & Wheels:

9-3 Viggen

P215/45 ZR 17 high performance Dunlop SP Sport 2000 tires.

7.5 x 17 five-spoke light alloy wheels.

INTERIOR VOLUME

9-3 VIGGEN 3 & 5-DOOR

9-3 VIGGEN CONVERTIBLE

EPA size class

Midsize

Subcompact

Seating capacity

5

4

Interior volume

110.5 cu.ft.

93.0 cu. ft.

Front head room (in.)

39.3

38.9

Front leg room (in.)

42.3

42.3

Front shoulder room (in.)

52.4

52.4

Rear head room (in.)

37.9

37.9

Rear leg room (in.)

34.1

33.0

Rear shoulder room (in.)

52.6

41.8

Cargo capacity, rear seat folded

46.0 cu.ft.

28.3 cu. ft.

Trunk capacity

21.7 cu.ft. (w/parcel shelf removed)

12.5 cu. ft. Top Up / 10.0 Top Down

DIMENSIONS

9-3 VIGGEN 3-DR

9-3 VIGGEN 5-DR

9-3 VIGGEN CONV

Wheelbase (in.)

102.6 (2605 mm)

102.6 (2605 mm)

102.6 (2605 mm)

Front track (in.)

57.2 (1466 mm)

57.2 (1466 mm)

57.2 (1466 mm)

Rear track (in.)

56.8 (1456 mm)

56.8 (1456 mm)

56.8 (1456 mm)

Overall length (in.)

180.9 (4639 mm)

180.9 (4639 mm)

180.9 (4639 mm)

Overall width (in.)

67.4 (1711 mm)

67.4 (1711 mm)

67.4 (1711 mm)

Overall height (in.)

55.7 (1428 mm)

55.7 (1428 mm)

55.5 (1423 mm)

Aerodynamic drag

0.31 Cd

0.31 Cd

0.33 Cd

Fuel capacity

17 gallons (U.S.)

17 gallons (U.S.)

17 gallons (U.S.)

Curb Weight (lbs.) (Base curb weight w/ standard equipment)

3,090 (1,405 kg)

3,140 (1,425 kg)

3,220 (1,460 kg)

 

 

 

 

SAAB 9-3 VIGGEN STANDARD EQUIPMENT, 2000 MODEL YEAR


PERFORMANCE

2.3-liter high output turbocharged 230-hp engine

5-speed manual transmission

Heavy duty hydraulic clutch actuation

4-wheel power assisted disc brakes with ABS and EBD

5-spoke 7.5 x 17 light-alloy wheels

215/45 ZR17 Dunlop SP Sport 2000 radial tires

Front and rear stabilizer bars

SAFETY

Saab Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) (Driver and passenger side air bags)

Automatic belt tensioner system for front seat occupants

3-point safety belts for all occupants

Side-impact protection system

Side-impact airbags, head and chest type, front seats

Saab Active Head Restraint (SAHR) system, front seats

Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with EBD

Welded steel construction/Safety Cage design

Front and rear energy-absorbing "crumple zones"

Well-isolated fuel tank location

Collapsible steering column

Rear side window defrosters

Headlamp wipers and washers

Rear window wiper and washer system

Color-keyed 5-mph "self-restoring" bumpers

Daytime running lights

Split, wide-angle exterior passenger mirror

EXTERIOR

Protective body side moldings

Aerodynamic bumpers with integrated spoilers, rocker panels, and rear-deck spoiler

Aerodynamic headlamps with flush lenses, halogen bulbs

Cornering lights

Side guidance reversing lights

Side-mounted direction indicator lights

Front & rear fog lights

Roof mounted antenna

Stainless steel sill plates with Viggen emblem

Undercoating and anti-corrosion treatment

Electric tilt/slide tinted glass sunroof with sunshade

Viggen Delta-Wing badges above side marker lights

INTERIOR & SEATS

CFC-free air conditioning

Electrostatic cabin air filter

Reclining front sport seats with supportive side bolsters

Black leather seats with contrasting leather inserts

Embossed Viggen Delta-Wing in front seat backrests

Textured leather door inserts

Automatic climate control

Power 8-way adjustable front seats

3-position driver's side seat memory

Adjustable lumbar support, driver’s seat

Driver’s left foot rest (dead pedal)

Adjustable-height front safety belts

Remote central locking and anti-theft alarm

Engine immobilizing anti-theft system

Power windows with one-touch feature

In-dash folding cupholder

Cupholder/coinholder in center console

Electrically adjustable and heated rearview mirrors

Head restraints at front and rear outboard seating positions

40/60/100 fold-down rear seat

Automatic headlamp shut-off and courtesy headlamp delay

Illuminated visor vanity mirrors

Overhead cabin light with dual rear spotlights

Interior courtesy light delay feature

Luggage compartment light and built-in tool kit

Heat absorbent tinted glass

Electric rear window defroster

Front/rear plush carpet floor mats

DRIVER CONTROLS & INSTRUMENTATION

Telescopic steering wheel

Variable intermittent windshield wiper/washer

Electronic speed control

80-watt AM/FM stereo cassette with 80-watt subwoofer, Weather Band and CD changer controls

6 acoustically engineered speakers

Saab Car Computer with digital clock

Steering-wheel-mounted audio controls

Stereo anti-theft lock-out code

Leather-wrapped sport steering wheel, shift knob & boot

Analog instrumentation (speedometer, tachometer, fuel and temperature gauges)

Turbo boost gauge

Digital odometer and trip meter

Dashboard Night Panel feature

Metal-look dash panel fascia


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