All-new for 2010, the 2010 Saab 9-5
is a luxury sedan with all-wheel drive and brand-new adaptive suspension as well. The Saab 9-5 is powered by a 2.8-liter turbocharged V-6 engine coupled to a six-speed automatic transmission with manual shift control.
With the same emphasis on safety for which Saab is known, the Saab 9-5 has a comprehensive safety system. Its fuel economy is rated by the EPA at 16 mpg city / 27 mpg highway.
New for 2010
The 2010 Saab 9-5 is all-new, complete with a new chassis, bodywork, and interior. While the engines and drive trains are carried over from the Saab 9-3, they are matched to a new adaptive suspension. Also new is that Adaptive Cruise Control and Traffic Sign Recognition are offered.
Engine: 2.8L turbocharged V-6
Transmission: 6-speed automatic
Body Style: Sedan
Trim: Aero Sedan
On the Outside
While the exterior of the 2010 Saab 9-5 is entirely new, it still features classic brand elements, including a three-hole nose, flat roof, elongated C-pillars, big wheels, and blacked-out pillars.
From the Inside
The interior of the Saab 9-5 is also all-new for 2010. Now standards are leather, automatic climate control, and a head-up display. Optional features include navigation, an upgraded stereo, adaptive cruise control, and Saab's Night Panel feature.
The Saab 9-5 is equipped with a 2.8-liter turbocharged V-6 engine producing 300 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque paired to a six-speed automatic transmission. Adaptive suspension is optional and added traction is gained with an electronic rear limited-slip differential. The 9-5 accelerates from zero to 60 mph in about 6.9 seconds.
Standard safety equipment on the Saab 9-5 includes driver and passenger front and side airbags, full-length side curtain airbags, traction and stability control, lane departure warning, and a head-up display.
16 mpg city/27 mpg highway
- Upscale styling
- Plenty of features
- All-wheel drive
- Splendid safety systems
- Uncertain quality and reliability
- Pricey for its class
All-new luxury sedan with promise
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