1.2. The Saab 9-5 cars - the summary

The Saab 9-5 cars are issued since 1997, in 2002 the updating of their appearance which concerned a front bumper, headlights, a front grille and the back combined lamps was made. For the rest models till 2002 almost do not differ in the issue. The model of 2002 of the issue is taken as a basis in the present manual, and distinctions between it and early models are stipulated separately.

The considered cars delivered on the Russian market are completed petrol (4-and 6-cylinder) or diesel (V6) with the turbocharged engine interfaced to 5-staged RKPP or AT giving forward wheels.

Completely independent suspension bracket of forward wheels consists of Mac-Ferson's racks, cross levers and the stabilizer. Back completely independent suspension bracket includes the longitudinal lever, 2 cross drafts and the stabilizer.

Brakes are equipped by the vacuum amplifier. All brake mechanisms disk. The ABS system is regularly installed. As the additional equipment control systems of stability of the car (TCS and ESP) can be installed.

Steering is rack, with the hydraulic booster.

On all models safety cushions of the driver and the forward passenger, and also side safety cushions serially are established.