SAAB 9-5 2005 vs Opel Insignia 2009

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SAAB 9-5
2005 - 2010
Opel Insignia
2009 - 2013
Gearbox: Manual/AutomaticManual/Automatic
Wheel drive type: Front wheel drive (FWD)Front wheel drive (FWD) / All wheel drive (AWD, 4x4)
SAAB 9-5 is available only with front wheel drive, while Opel Insignia can be equipped with front wheel drive and four wheel (4x4) drive.
Engines: 1.9 - 2.3 (petrol, diesel)1.4 - 2.8 (petrol, diesel, lPG)


Power: 150 - 260 HP115 - 325 HP
Torque: 240 - 350 NM155 - 435 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 7.3 - 12.5 seconds6 - 13.8 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.7 - 10.65.7 - 11.4
SAAB 9-5 petrol engines consumes on average 0.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than Opel Insignia. On average, SAAB 9-5 equipped with diesel engines consume 0.8 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Opel Insignia.
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Length: 4.84 m4.90 m
Width: 1.79 m1.86 m
Height: 1.46 m1.52 m
SAAB 9-5 is smaller.
SAAB 9-5 is 6 cm shorter than the Opel Insignia, 7 cm narrower, while the height of SAAB 9-5 is 6 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 416 litres540 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data1530 litres
Opel Insignia has more luggage space.
SAAB 9-5 has 124 litres less trunk space than the Opel Insignia.
Turning diameter: 10.8 meters10.9 meters
The turning circle of the SAAB 9-5 is 0.1 metres less than that of the Opel Insignia.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 1`800~ 2`318
The SAAB 9-5 scores higher in active safety technologies (stability control, lane assist, automatic braking, etc.) tests.
Quality: no data
Average price (€): 22005000
Rating in user reviews: 8.0/10 7.4/10
Pros and Cons: SAAB 9-5 has
  • petrol and diesel engines available
  • better safety assist technologies
  • higher ratings in user reviews
  • lower price
Opel Insignia has
  • available with 4x4 drive
  • petrol, diesel and LPG engines available
  • lower fuel consumption
  • roomier boot
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