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    FAQs about the Saab 9-5 (2010+)

    Windshield wiper size
    Driver side: 24"
    Passenger side: 21"

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    Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

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    1. Geographical area

    Y = Northern Europe

    2. Country
    S = Sweden

    3. Car Manufacturer
    3 = Saab Automobile AB

    4. Product Line
    G = 9-5

    5. Model Series
    N = 9-5 Turbo4/Turbo6 Sedan
    P = 9-5 Turbo4/Turbo6 SportCombi
    R = Aero Sedan

    6. Body Type
    4 = 4-door
    5 = 5-door

    7. Gearbox
    A = 6-speed automatic/FWD
    B = 6-speed automatic/XWD
    M = 6-speed manual/FWD
    N = 6-speed manual/XWD

    8. Engine variant
    G = 1.6T I4
    J = 2.8T V6
    R = 2.0T I4

    9. Check character
    0-9 or X

    10. Model year
    A = 2010
    B = 2011
    C = 2012

    11. Place of manufacture
    4 = Trollhattan, Sweden
    9 = Trollhattan, Sweden pre-production series

    12. Serial number
    000001 - 999999

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    Hi Frank- some additions to the VIN decoder:
    "P" in the Model Series section means: 9-5 SportCombi Turbo 4
    "5" in Body Type obviously means: 5 doors
    "G" in Engine Variant means: 1.6T I4
    /Micke

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    You can find a VIN Decoder working for SAAB models form 1950 till 2012 here - http://saabsportugal.com/decoder-en/

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    9-5 SC - MY 2012


    SAABsPORTUGAL - VIN decoder results




    Now also working with NEVS 9-3


    SAABsPORTUGAL - VIN decoder results

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    Thank you so much for this site while it finally did show me that the Saab I want to buy is a normal series car and not a pre-production car.
    You made my day

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