- Year: 2006
- Make: Saab
- Model: 9-5
- Trims Available: 1
- Made In: SWEDEN
- Body & Doors: SEDAN 4-DR
- Engine: 2.3L L4 DOHC 16V TURBO
- Transmission: 5-Speed Automatic
- Driveline: FWD
- Seating: 5
- MSRP: $$34,100 USD
- MPG: 18 - 21 miles/gallon/28 - 29 miles/gallon
- Tires: 235/45R17
- Tank Size: 18.50 gallon
2006 Saab 9-5 Review
2006 Saab 9-5 has an enjoyable SEDAN 4-DR body style. It is manufactured in Sweden. The car has 1 variation available for its customers. 2006 Saab 9-5 is seating 5 people. The engine type is 2.3L L4 DOHC 16V TURBO. The car has a large tank size capacity of 18.50 gallon. 2006 Saab 9-5 uses 18 - 21 miles/gallon of gasoline in the city. On highways, the usage of gasoline comes to only 28 - 29 miles/gallon. The wheel of the vehicle's axle are FWD driveline. The tires are 235/45R17 which provide comfort and little to non friction. The overall length of the model is 190.40 in. The height of the vehicle is 57.20 in. which is kept as low as possible to keep the vehicle's center of gravity as close to the ground as possible. The Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price is $34,100 USD. The invoice price of the dealer comes to $31,884 USD. 2006 Saab 9-5 has had 2 recalls in the past 15 years.
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Safety & Recalls
Recall 114598 started on 02/03/2016 by ODI effecting 113,716 units.
Summary: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2006-2011 Saab 9-3 vehicles manufactured May 31, 2002, to February 15, 2011, 2006-2009 Saab 9-5 vehicles manufactured June 7, 2005, to May 28, 2009, and 2008-2009 Saturn Astra vehicles manufactured April 11, 2007, to July 24, 2008. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
Consequence: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator on Saab 9-3 and 9-5 vehicles and will replace the driver's frontal airbag module on Saturn Astra vehicles, free of charge. The recall began on March 1, 2017. Owners may contact Saab customer service at 1-800-955-9007 or Saturn customer service at 1-800-553-6000. GM's number for this recall is 28810.
Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Recall 76302 started on 04/09/2008 by OVSC effecting 57,389 units.
Summary: SAAB IS RECALLING 57,389 MY 2002-2008 9-5 SERIES VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT." DURING COMPLIANCE TESTING, ONE OF THE UPPER INTERIOR OCCUPANT PROTECTION TEST POINTS EXCEEDED THE STANDARD'S REQUIREMENTS.
Consequence: IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, PERSONAL INJURY TO OCCUPANTS MAY OCCUR.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A-PILLAR TRIM WITH IMPROVED ENERGY-ABSORBING CAPABILITY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 25, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SAAB AT 1-800-955-9007.
Notes: SAAB RECALL NO. 15204/E080101.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.