SAAB 9-3 2007 vs Ford Focus 2005

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SAAB 9-3
2007 - 2010
Ford Focus
2005 - 2008
Gearbox: Manual/AutomaticManual/Automatic
Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD) / All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)Front wheel drive (FWD)
SAAB 9-3 is available with front wheel drive and four wheel (4x4) drive, while Ford Focus can be equipped only with front wheel drive.
Engines: 1.8 - 2.81.4 - 2.0


Power: 120 - 280 HP80 - 145 HP
Torque: 167 - 400 NM124 - 320 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 6.5 - 12 seconds9.3 - 14.4 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 5.4 - 11.04.7 - 8.0
SAAB 9-3 petrol engines consumes on average 2.2 litres more fuel per 100 km than Ford Focus. On average, SAAB 9-3 equipped with diesel engines consume 1.9 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Ford Focus.
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Length: 4.67 m4.47 m
Width: 1.76 m1.84 m
Height: 1.50 m1.45 m
SAAB 9-3 is 20 cm longer than the Ford Focus, 8 cm narrower, while the height of SAAB 9-3 is 5 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 419 litres482 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data1525 litres
Ford Focus has more luggage space.
Despite its longer length, SAAB 9-3 has 63 litres less trunk space than the Ford Focus. This could mean that the SAAB 9-3 uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable.
Turning diameter: 10.8 meters10.4 meters
The turning circle of the SAAB 9-3 is 0.4 metres more than that of the Ford Focus, which means SAAB 9-3 can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 1`613~ 1`858
Safety: no datano data

Average price (€): 26001400
Rating in user reviews: 9.5/10 7.9/10
Pros and Cons: SAAB 9-3 has
  • available with 4x4 drive
  • fewer faults
  • higher ratings in user reviews
Ford Focus has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • roomier boot
  • lower price
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