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Saab 9-5 2013 review

Overall towcar rating


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Key information

  • Transmission: Manual
  • Year of manufacture: 2013
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Engine size: 2.2litres
  • Solo fuel economy: 40 miles per gallon
  • Towing fuel economy: 27 miles per gallon
  • Kerb weight: 1800 kg
  • Nose weight: 75 kg
  • Body type: Estate

Towcar summary

What's good?

reliable best seats ever good in snow with winter tyres

What's bad?


Would you recommend it?


Towing performance *****

How well does it tow?

tows lunar delta 640ew twin axle with ease plenty of torque so pulls well stable in all but very high winds dont know caravan is on the back

Solo performance *****

What's it like without the caravan?

drives well comfortable and relaxing drive

Reliability *****

Anything to look out for?

if buying one look for service history

Practicality *****

Is it easy to live with?

plenty of space especially with rear seats down swallows all caravan gear up

Buying experience ****

Did you buy it new or used?


Where did you buy it?

Independent showroom

What was the seller like?

good service would buy again from them


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