Subaru vs Saab Estates - specifications

 Subaru Legacy Sports TourerSaab 9-3 Sportwagon
On the road price/total as tested"£23,395/£23,825""£27,495/£33,975"
"Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)"N/A"£10,283/37.4 per cent"
Running costs/contract hire70.9ppm*/£517* 72.6ppm/£522
Annual tax liability std/higher rate"£1,081/£1,965""£1,270/£2,310"
"Annual fuel cost (12/20,000 miles)""£1,892/£3,154""£1,769/£2,949"
Ins group (out of 50)/quote/VED/cost 26/£356/D/£14032/£451/D/£140
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd serviceN/A£300/£340/£300
Length/wheelbase "4,720/2,670mm""4,870/2,675mm"
Engine"Flat-four/1,998cc turbo""4cyl in-line/1,910cc twin turbo"
Peak power"148/3,600 bhp/rpm""178/4,000 bhp/rpm"
Peak torque"350/1,800 Nm/rpm""400/1,850 Nm/rpm"
Transmission"5-spd, man/4wd ""6-spd, man/fwd "
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 64 litres/space saver58 litres/space saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down)"459/1,649 litres""419/1,287 litres"
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight"1,565/435/1,700kg""1,675/445/1,600kg"
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.8 metres/0.30Cd10.8 metres/0.33Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery"3yrs 60,000/3yrs Mondial""3yrs 60,000/3yrs AA"
Service intervals/UK dealers"12,000 miles/84""18,000 miles/90"
Driver Power car/dealer positionN/A/567/19
Euro NCAP adult/child/pedest/total4/N/A/1/325/NA/1/40
0-60/30-70mph9.1/9.4 secs8.4/7.8 secs (in wet)
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 4.6/8.6 secs3.5/5.0 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 10.3/N/A secs6.5/8.8 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph "126mph/2,200rpm""137mph/2,000rpm"
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 51.1/37.9/10.0 metres47.4/34.9/9.1 metres (in wet)
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph65/48/63/69dB70/46/62/70dB
Auto Express economy/range33.6mpg/466 miles35.4mpg/452 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 39.8/56.5/49.6mpg36.7/60.1/48.7mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket214/151g/km/21 per cent229/154g/km/21 per cent
Airbags/Isofix/parking/rain sensorsSix/yes/no/noSix/yes/yes/no
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise controlNo/yes/yes"£1,300/yes/yes"
Clim ctrl/leather/elec/heated seatsYes/yes/yes/ye"Yes/yes/£1,100/yes"
Elec sunroof/met paint/xenon lightsYes/yes/yes£500/£500/yes
Sat nav/CD changer/aux/BluetootYes/yes/no/£225"£1,780/yes/no/£375"


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