Saab 9000 (1984 - 1998)

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Details
Layout Transverse front-engine, front-wheel drive
Powertrain
Engine
  • 2.0 L B202 I4
  • 2.0 L B202 turbo I4
  • 2.3 L B234 I4
  • 2.3 L B234 turbo I4
  • 3.0 L B308 V6
Transmission 4-speed 4HP18 automatic
5-speed F25 manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,672 mm (105.2 in)
Length CC: 4,620 mm (181.9 in)
CD 4,782 mm (188.3 in)
CS: 4,761 mm (187.4 in)
Width 1,763 mm (69.4 in)
Height 1,420 mm (55.9 in)
Curb weight 1,410–1,475 kg (3,109–3,252 lb)

 

Model Code Type Displacement Power Torque 0–100 km/h (0-62 mph) Top speed Description
2.0i B202 I4 1,985 cc 125–133 PS (92–98 kW; 123–131 hp) 173 Nm (128 lb⋅ft) 11.0 s 190 km/h (118 mph) MY 85-88: 125 hp DIN (128 without cat);

since MY 89: 128 hp DIN (133 without cat)

always without DI; this engine was also used in the Saab 900

Turbo B202 I4 1,985 cc 160 PS (118 kW; 158 hp) 260 Nm (191 lb·ft) 8.9 s 210 km/h (137 mph) catalytic converter, without DI; also used in the Saab 900 Turbo 16, but never used in the 9000 CD ; there was an official tuning kit supplied by special control units and optimized fuel injection to achieve 175 PS/173 hp DIN
Turbo B202 I4 1,985 cc 163 PS (120 kW; 161 hp) 265 Nm (195 lb·ft) 8.9 s 215 km/h (134 mph) Catalytic converter, with DI, phased out in some main markets already before MY 1992 ; there was an official tuning kit supplied by special control units and optimized fuel injection to achieve 175 PS/173 hp
Turbo B202 I4 1,985 cc 175 PS (129 kW; 173 hp) 270 Nm (199 lb·ft) 8.3 s 220 km/h (137 mph) B202 turbo without catalytic converter; with and without DI
Turbo B202L I4 1,985 cc 185 PS (136 kW; 182 hp) 273 Nm (201 lb·ft) ... ... B202 Turbo with an official tuning kit supplied by special control units and optimized fuel injection, available for engines with & without cat, installed in some sports models in some markets
Turbo B202L I4 1,985 cc 195 PS (143 kW; 192 hp) 290 Nm (214 lb·ft) ... ... B202 Turbo in special models; with & without catalytic converter, supplied by special control units and optimized fuel injection, installed in some sports models in some markets
Turbo B202XL I4 1,985 cc 204 PS (150 kW; 201 hp) 290 Nm (214 lb·ft) 7.0 s 245 km/h (152 mph) B202 Turbo in special models f.e. French SP, UK Carlsson; no catalytic converter
2.0i-16 B204i I4 1,985 cc 130 PS (96 kW; 128 hp) 173 Nm (128 lb⋅ft) 11.0 s (14.0 s) 190 km/h (118 mph) new engine, called "short block" with balance shafts
2.3i-16 B234i I4 2,290 cc 147–150 PS (108–110 kW; 145–148 hp) 212 Nm (156 lb⋅ft) 10.5 s (12.5 s) 205 km/h (127 mph) "long block", always with balance shafts

"short block"; always with balance shafts

2.0t B204E I4 1,985 cc 150 PS (110 kW; 148 hp) 219 Nm (162 lb⋅ft) ... ... LPT (Low Pressure Turbo), EcoPower, with balance shafts
2.3t B234E I4 2,290 cc 170 PS (125 kW; 168 hp) 260 N⋅m (192 lbf⋅ft) ... ... LPT, EcoPower, with balance shafts
2.3T B234L I4 2,290 cc 195–200 PS (143–147 kW; 192–197 hp) 323 Nm (243 lb⋅ft) 8.0 s 230 km/h (146 mph) FPT (Full Pressure Turbo) "long block" with balance shafts

FPT "short block" with balance shafts

2.3T B234L I4 2,290 cc 195 PS (143 kW; 192 hp) 296 Nm (218 lb⋅ft) 8.5 s 225 km/h (146 mph) FPT automatic with reduced torque
2.3 Turbo Carlsson/Talladega B234R I4 2,290 cc 220 PS (162 kW; 217 hp) 334 Nm (246 lb·ft) 7.4 s 250 km/h (155 mph) special model, manual transmission only
2.3 Turbo Aero B234R I4 2,290 cc 225 PS (165 kW; 222 hp)200 PS (147 kW; 197 hp) 342 Nm

(252 lb ft)

294 Nm (217 lb·ft)

6.7 s, 8.5 s 250 km/h (155 mph);

235 km/h (146 mph)

manual transmission;

automatic transmission with reduced torque

2.0T (Aero) B204L I4 1,985 cc 185 hp (138 kW) 263 Nm

(194 lb⋅ft)

    FPT, official only available in some countries, where the B234L/R was not offered, f.e. Italy ("Italo Aero")
GM V6 B308 V6 2,962 cc 210 PS (154 kW; 207 hp) 270 Nm (199 lb·ft) 8.0 s 230 km/h (143 mph) only with Automatic transmission

 

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