The 2012 Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan is a powerful vehicle that comes with a variety of engine choices for both its 2.0T and Aero trims, including: a 2.0T Manual, a 2.0T Automatic, a 2.0T XWD (all-wheel-drive), Manual and a 2.0T XWD (all-wheel-drive) Automatic, so you're sure to find the perfect engine for your needs.
Fuel consumption varies due to the engine chosen for this Sport Sedan, from a decent 20 combined mpg with the 2.0T XWD Automatic to a more-respectable 24 mpg combined with the 2.0T Manual engine. Though the 2.0T Automatic with AWD only gets 22 mpg combined, it achieves 28 mpg on the highway. Transmissions offerings vary due to the particular engine chosen.
With a starting MSRP below $30k, the Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan is very affordable, and it's also family-friendly.
Standard features are plentiful for the Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan. The 2.0T trim comes with 16-inch alloy wheels, Automatic Climate Control, Saab Active Head Restraint, a Saab Infotainment package, Cruise Control, and Electronic Stability Program. Navigation is optional with the Aero trim. Options include Bluetooth compatibility, Saab Park Assist, a telephone console, CD storage Smart Slot, several interior accents, and several wheel choices. The Aero trim comes equipped with even more impressive features, including: Bi-Xenon cornering headlights, seventeen-inch alloy wheels, a Bose Surround Sound System, an electrically-operated glass mooonroof and electrically-operated seats, a sports chassis, and an interior mirror with garage door opener for the Aero trim.
Though the Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan is still available this year, it is no longer being produced due to the company's disbandment. Though the brand will continue to cover its drivers in terms of warranties and maintenance, you could have difficultly procuring parts or other services throughout the vehicle's lifetime.