Saab has announced details and pricing of its facelifted 9-3
14 March 2011

Saab has released pricing and specifications of its facelifted Saab 9-3.

Hitting showrooms next month, the revised 9-3 will cost from £21,495 and features two new petrol engines, higher standard equipment levels and improved CO2 figures, according to the firm.

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Under the bonnet, the new 2.0-litre petrol engines – a turbocharged 163bhp and 220bhp version – are mated to a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic ‘box. Standard kit includes alloy wheels, heated seats, park assist, Bluetooth, electric folding mirrors and rain sensor wipers.

Available in two trim levels - SE and Aero - and three body styles - saloon, sport wagon or convertible – SE models get comfort leather and titanium-effect trim around the instrument panel, gearshift, doors and glovebox, while the Aero adds leather sports seats and graphite-fibre touches.

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The entry-level manual 2.0-litre SE saloon model costs from £21,495 and emits 155g/km of CO2, climbing to £30,760 for the 2.0 T XWD automatic saloon, with 206g/km.

The £23,495 1.9 TTiD version – described as the "most powerful sub 120g/km saloon and estate on sale in the UK" - produces 180bhp with 119g/km emissions.

Opt for the £27,245 2.0-litre petrol version and you get a car with a similar claim - the "most powerful sub 160g/km petrol Saloon and Estate on sale in the UK" – which produces 220bhp and 155g/km.

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