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Saab 9-5 MPG

 

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Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2000 2000 4dr Sedan turbocharged 220hp 2.3L I4 5-sp shiftable automatic FWD 22.17
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With the turbocharged 250hp 2.0L I4 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2000 Saab 9-5 has been averaging 22.17 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2000 Saab 9-5s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 62 miles per hour (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (14.7 percent), in heavy traffic (3.7 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2000 Saab 9-5 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2000 2000 4dr Sedan turbocharged 185hp 2.3L I4 5-sp automatic FWD 21.6
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Saab 9-5

Saab 9-5 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2011 4dr Sedan turbocharged 220hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
So far doing mixed highway and suburban driving, getting about 26-28 on the highway while around 19-22 driving around suburbs. see full Saab 9-5 review
2007 4dr Sedan turbocharged 260hp 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Fuel economy is outstanding for such a fast car. At a steady 100 km/h speed, I can keep my economy numbers at 7.5 L/100km or lower see full Saab 9-5 review
2007 4dr Sedan turbocharged 260hp 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
It gets 29mpg highway if you keep it at 70mph. Just completed 700 mile weekend trip with extended 85-90mph speeds, averaging 26.5mpg. Avg 22/23 in the city. Can run regular with only slight performance degrade. What other 260hp car gets this mileage? see full Saab 9-5 review
2006 4dr Sedan turbocharged 260hp 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Does pretty good for size of car see full Saab 9-5 review
2006 4dr Wagon turbocharged 260hp 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Sportiness with fuel economy. Great combination see full Saab 9-5 review
2005 4dr Sedan turbocharged 250hp 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
35-40 mpg HWY and 25 city for a large luxury sedan with impressive acceleration see full Saab 9-5 review
2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 220hp 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
4 hours of 70-75 mph, summer temperatures with the A/C on -- 35 miles to the Imperial gallon see full Saab 9-5 review
2005 4dr Wagon turbocharged 185hp 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
9-5 get close to 30 mpg on highway, very close to what econ cars get. see full Saab 9-5 review
2004 4dr Sedan turbocharged 220hp 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Great for power avaialable see full Saab 9-5 review
2003 4dr Sedan turbocharged 185hp 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Excellent for such a large and powerful car. I consistently get about 28 mpg in mixed driving, normally with a good share of very congested urban driving in the mix. see full Saab 9-5 review
Saab 9-5 Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Sedan turbocharged 260hp 2.3L I4
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
I had hoped for better economy from 2.3L, but it is really really really hard not to go like a bat out of hell with all of the available power! see full Saab 9-5 review
2002 4dr Wagon turbocharged 185hp 2.3L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
The hotter running turbo-charged engine requires mid and / or high test. see full Saab 9-5 review
 

2000 Saab 9-5 Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Saab 9-5's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.

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