2006 Saab 9-3 Sedan

At a Glance

Pricing $26,620 - $33,970
Drive Types FWD
Engines 2.0l I4, 2.8l V6
Transmissions A5, A6, M5, M6
Fuel Economy 17-22 (city), 28-31 (highway)

The 9-3 is an appealing compact sedan, with sleek styling and relatively affordable pricing. A choice of two turbocharged engines is available: a 210-bhp 2.0L I-4, or a 250-bhp 2.8L V-6. Transmission choices include a 5-speed manual or automatic (2.0T), or 6-speed manual or automatic (Aero). Value-conscious customers will prefer the base 2.0T due to its significantly lower price. The 9-3 Aero does have a more powerful V-6, sport suspension, and 17-inch alloy wheels, but at a significant price premium.

What Changed:

Model range simplified to base and Aero models. A new turbocharged V6 powers the Aero model.

Model/Trim/Package Engine Original MSRP
9-3 Sedan 2.0l I4 (210-bhp) A5 FWD $27,970
9-3 Sedan Aero 2.8l V6 (250-bhp) M6 FWD $32,620
9-3 Sedan Aero 2.8l V6 (250-bhp) A6 FWD $33,970
9-3 Sedan 2.0l I4 (210-bhp) M5 FWD $26,620