We just got the press release from the company selling off the sons and daughters of jets — and Saab's '07 US lineup has a starting price of $26,915 with a top out at $43,120. Although it may seem it's a few grand higher than the 2006 pricing entry point of $23,710 — it's really about the same, because that was including the 9-2 model, which as the release notes, was discontinued cause the General sold off its share of Fuji Heavy Industries. Sorry kiddies, that means a touch less brand-engineering this year. Despite that
bad good news, we've got the full pricing deets below the jump.
FOR RELEASE: 2006-09-08
2007 Saab Family of Vehicles: Priced and Ready to Roll
DETROIT - Saab USA has released prices for the brand's family of vehicles for model year 2007. Consumers can step into the entry-luxury vehicle segment starting at $26,915. The line-up tops out at $43,120. Following are the MSRPs, including a $745 destination fee, for the entire vehicle line-up. Included in the overall line-up are seven car variants that achieve 30 mpg, as rated by the EPA, or better on the highway.
Saab 9-3: New interior inspired by classic 900
The biggest news for the 9-3 range is the new interior for 2007. It features a redesigned cockpit with new automatic climate control and infotainment systems, a larger instrument cluster with chrome details and new interior trim. The new interior bears resemblance to the classic lines of the first generation Saab 900, and features a new navigation system as an option.
The Saab 9-3 2.0T Sport Sedan is priced at a very attractive $26,915, while the Aero V6 model takes off at $33,220. Drivers looking for a little more diversity in their vehicle's capacity can get into a Saab 9-3 2.0T or Aero V6 SportCombi priced at $27,915 and $34,120 respectively. Those who long for the open air while cruising around town can opt for the Saab 9-3 2.0T or Aero Convertible, priced at $37,515 and $43,120 respectively.
Saab 9-5: Return of the Aero
The Saab 9-5 line, refreshed inside and out just this spring, begins at $35,115 for the 2.3T sedan, and $36,210 for the Aero Sedan - both representing an excellent value in its segment. Customers seeking more cargo options can hop into a 9-5 2.3T or Aero SportCombi starting at $36,115 and $37,210, respectively.
With its exemplary safety, surprising functionality and standard fuel economy, the 9-5 SportCombi is an excellent option for those looking for a sophisticated alternative to a traditional truck.
Saab 9-7X SUV: OnStar-based Navigation Standard
The Saab 9-7X sport utility vehicle, which made its debut in 2005, is an enticing option for drivers looking for the ride height and versatility of a SUV with sporty sedan-like road manners. New for 2007 is standard turn-by-turn navigation. The 9-7X 4.2i and the 9-7X 5.3i V8 are priced at $39,735 and $41,735 respectively.
For the 2007 model year, the Saab 9-2X has been discontinued as a result of the dissolution of the General Motors relationship with Fuji Heavy Industries.
Fuel Economy: Seven variants at 30 mpg
Included in the overall line-up are seven car variants that achieve 30 mpg, as rated by the EPA, or better on the highway. Those vehicles are the Saab 9-3 2.0T SportSedan six-speed manual; 9-3 2.0T SportSedan five-speed automatic; 9-3 2.0T SportCombi six-speed manual; 9-3 2.0T SportCombi five-speed automatic; 9-3 Convertible 5-speed automatic; 9-5 2.3T Sedan five-speed manual; and the 9-5 2.3T SportCombi five-speed manual.
Saab is a division of General Motors Corp. Saab USA is the importer and/or distributor of Saab 9-3, 9-5 and 9-7X automobiles for Saab Automobile AB, Sweden. Saab offers vehicle warranty coverage up to five years or 100,000 miles. Visit www.saabusa.com for more information.
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