1984 Saab 900 Turbo Basic Specifications

1984 Saab 900 Turbo Basic Specifications


Overall Length                                  186.6 inches
Overall Width                                   66.5 inches
Overall Height                                  56.1 inches
Wheelbase                                       99.1 inches
Track Front/Rear                                56.3/56.7 inches
Curb Weight                       3-Door        2,790-2,850 lbs.
                                  4-Door        2,835-2,890 lbs.
Headroom Front/Rear                             36.8/37.4 inches (with sunroof)
Legroom Front/Rear                              41.7/36.2 inches
Front Shoulder Room               3-Door        52.2 inches
                                  4-Door        53.0 inches
Rear Shoulder Room                3-Door        53.3 inches
                                  4-Door        54.5 inches
Luggage Compartment Volume        3-Door        21.3 cubic ft. (parcel shelf in)
                                                27.2 cubic ft. (parcel shelf removed)
                                                56.5 cubic ft. (back seat folded)
                                  4-Door        21.8 cubic ft.
                                                53.0 cubic ft. (back seat folded)
Turning Radius                                  220.5 inches


Cylinders                                       4, in-line, slanted 45
Displacement                                    121.1 cubic inches (1985 cc)
Bore                                            3.54 inches
Stroke                                          3.07 inches
Compression Ratio                               8.5:1
Maximum Horsepower (SAE Net)                    135 @ 4,800 rpm
Maximum Torque Range, ft/lbs.
   (87-92 octane)                               160-172 @ 3,500 rpm
Camshaft                                        Single overhead, 5 bearings
Fuel System                                     Bosch Continuous Fuel Injection
                                                   with Lambda Control
Emissions Controls                              3-way catalyst, decel dashpot
                                                   (automatic); decel fuel shutoff
Turbocharger                                    Garrett AirResearch TC 03 with APC-
                                                   controlled wastegate
Charge Pressure Setting                         0.65 + 0.05 bar
Fuel Requirements                               Unleaded, 87 minimum octane
                                                   (pump rating)
Fuel Tank Capacity                              16.6 gallons
Cooling System Capacity                         10.5 quarts
Engine Oil Capacity                             4.5 quarts

EPA Fuel Economy Values, MPG - Manual Transmission:     21 EPA Est., 34 Est. Hwy.
                             - Automatic Transmission:  20 EPA Est., 28 Est. Hwy. 

                                              Manual                  Automatic

Front-Wheel Drive                              Yes                       Yes
Single Dry Plate Clutch                 Yes, front-mounted               ---
Primary Gear Ratio                            0.84:1                   0.92:1

Number of Forward Gears                         5                         3

Overall Ratios:    1st Gear                  13.94:1             1st   8.11:1
                   2nd Gear                   7.88:1             2nd   4.92:1
                   3rd Gear                   5.29:1             3rd   3.40:1
                   4th Gear                   3.80:1
                   5th Gear                   3.08:1
                   Reverse                   15.34:1         Reverse   7.10:1

Final Drive Ratio                             3.67:1                   3.67:1


Diagonally-divided, two-circuit foot brake system
Vacuum power assist

Wheel Brakes, Front                               Disc
Wheel Brakes, Rear                                Disc
Handbrake                                         On front wheels (mechan-
                                                     ically operated discs)
Rack-and-pinion steering gear, power-assisted
Steering wheel turns, lock to lock                3.6

Independent front wheel suspension
Transverse A-arms with pivot-mounted coil springs
Rigid rear axle, beam type
Coil springs, front and rear
Gas-pressurized shock absorbers, front and rear

Wheels                   Aluminum alloy, 5 1/2J x 15 H2

Tires                    Turbo 4-Door:  185/65 R15 87S -- Pirelli P8
                         Turbo 3-Door:  195/60 R15 86H -- Pirelli P6

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