2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible.

The 2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible has 2 model options: Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L and Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L.

The 2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact Cars car class.

The 2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible is 23 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L 21 18 28
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 24 20 32

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible is $2,800.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $2,500 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L $3,000 spend $3,500 more
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L $2,600 spend $1,500 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible will consume in one year is 13 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L 14
Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 12

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2 2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible model options.

Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible Automatic (S6) 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 28
Combined MPG 21
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $3,500
Fuel Cost $3,000
Fuel Type 1 Gasoline or E85
Fuel Type 2 E85
ATV Type FFV
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (S6)
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible Manual 6-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 20
Highway MPG 32
Combined MPG 24
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $1,500
Fuel Cost $2,600
Fuel Type 1 Gasoline or E85
Fuel Type 2 E85
ATV Type FFV
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 6-spd
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? Yes

Disclaimer

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