Saab 9-3 UK Price
Saab announced the official pricing and specs of the new 9-3 range for the UK and based on that the car has a base price of £22,495 for the sedan version.
The revised and upgraded Saab 9-3 is available as sedan, convertible and estate versions, all of them get a minor facelift over the predecessors and come with a bunch of new equipments and a couple of refined and very clean engines that are fairly low on CO2 emissions, making the 9-3 an attractive car when it comes to calculating how much tax you are going to have t pay over the year!
Saab 9-3 is a fascinating alternative to BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C Class. It has a certain charm that is hard to get at first glance, but Saab enthusiasts can wax lyrical about it for days!
You have to say given all the improvements on the new model, it is now good value as well. You might as well wait another year for an all-new 9-3 to arrive.
Pricing and specifications of 2012 Saab 9-3 in UK:
With a raft of improvements including two new petrol turbo engines, enhanced specification, lower emissions and improved performance, the 9-3 range has become even more attractive and competitive than ever.
Saab is renowned in the motor industry for offering high levels of standard equipment in its vehicles. Standard features across the range include alloy wheels, leather trimmed interior, heated front seats, parkassist and Bluetooth phone integration system along with a host of safety systems including electronic stability programme, six airbags andSaab Active Head Restraints . All MY12 9-3 models now come with automatic dimming mirrors inside and outside the vehicle, electric folding mirrors and automatic rain sensor wipers as standard, a customersaving of £400.
There are two levels of specifications, SE and Aero.
The MY12 9-3 range receives a fresh face and is distinguished by new front bumpers, ‘ice block’ headlamps and a new grille. At the rear, the Saab wordmark replaces badging on the chrome trim and all Saloon variants receive a boot-mounted aerodynamic spoiler.
Inside, the cabin features titanium metallic-effect trim around the instrument panel, gearshift moulding, doors and glovebox. SE models are fitted with Leather Appointed comfort seats, while Aero models feature new graphite-fibre around the instrument panel, gearshift moulding, doors and glovebox and Leather Sport seats with contrast stitching.
Class-leading fuel efficiency
Under the bonnet, two new 2.0-litre petrol turbo engines produce 163hp and 220hp and include direct injection, variable valve timing and twin-scroll turbocharging. Both of these engines will be available with asix-speed manual and automatic transmission. In terms of CO2per unit of horsepower, the new manual 220hp 2.0-litre petrol 9-3 Aero Saloon and SportWagon raises the bar for efficient performance and is the most powerful sub 160g/km petrol engine vehicle on sale in the UK.
Like its sibling, the 9-3 1.9-litre manual twin turbo diesel line-up also offers class-leading CO2emissions of just 119g/km in both the Saloon and SportWagon. The MY12 9-3 SportWagon can now claim the title of being the most powerful zero first year VED estate car available in the UK and is a perfect choice for company car users, and a cost-effective option for customers keen toreduce fuel consumption and their carbon footprint.
Saab’s vehicle pricing has always been highly competitive and the new9-3 range will offer customers an even greater value-for-money proposition. With all the model year upgrades on offer; new interior and exterior enhancements, increased standard specification, powerful twin turbo diesel and petrol engines, low CO2 emissions and impressive fuel economy, customers will find the 9-3 range even more attractive than before.
Charles Toosey, Managing Director at Saab GB, said: “We are very confident that the 9-3 range will be a great success in the UK and will appeal to motorists wanting a high performance, low emissions vehicle, with high levels of standard equipment and competitive pricing.”
Saab MY12 Saloon Price List:
|SE||Diesel||1.9 TTiD||130||Manual 6-speed||119||£22,495|
|1.9 TTiD||160 160||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||119 153||£22,995 £24,530|
|1.9 TTiD||180 180||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||119 153||£23,495 £25,030|
|Petrol||2.0t||163 163||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||155 185||£21,495 £22,875|
|Aero||Diesel||1.9 TTiD||180 180||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||129 153||£26,995 £28,530|
|Petrol||2.0T||220 220||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||155 185||£27,245 £28,770|
|2.0 T XWD||220 220||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||194 206||£29,255 £30,760|
MY12 Saab 9-3 SportWagon Price List:
|SE||Diesel||1.9 TTiD||130||Manual 6-speed||119||£23,620|
|1.9 TTiD||160 160||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||119 159||£24,120 £25,655|
|1.9 TTiD||180 180||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||119 159||£24,620 £26,155|
|Petrol||2.0t||163 163||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||159 190||£22,620 £24,270|
|Aero||Diesel||1.9 TTiD||180 180||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||135 159||£28,230 £29,655|
|Petrol||2.0T||220 220||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||159 190||£28,370 £30,020|
|2.0 T XWD||220 220||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||195 209||£30,380 £31,885|
|9-3X||Diesel||1.9 TTiD||180 180||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||135 159||£26,495 £27,920|
|Petrol||2.0 T XWD||220 220||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||195 209||£27,620 £29,125|
MY12 Saab 9-3 Convertible Price List:
|SE||Diesel||1.9 TTiD||160 160||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||137 162||£27,495 £28,920|
|1.9 TTiD||180 180||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||137 162||£27,995 £29,420|
|Petrol||2.0t||163 180||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||173 199||£27,495 £29,050|
|Aero||Diesel||1.9 TTiD||180 180||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||137 162||£31,745 £33,170|
|Petrol||2.0T||220 220||Manual 6-speed Automatic 6-speed||173 199||£31,995 £33,550|