Safety Features

See the list of 2010 Saab 9-3 safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

4dr Sedan

  • Brakes, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Clutch pedal with starter interlock
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Air bags, frontal, driver and right front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Air bags, side curtain for outboard seats and side torso for the front seats (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and rear seat occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, front
  • Safety belts, 3-point, all rear seating positions
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) for child safety seats
  • Child Safety Locks, rear doors
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Does not monitor spare tire.)
  • Head restraints, active, front seats

XWD 4dr Sedan XWD

  • Brakes, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Air bags, frontal, driver and right front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Air bags, side curtain for outboard seats and side torso for the front seats (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and rear seat occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, front
  • Safety belts, 3-point, all rear seating positions
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) for child safety seats
  • Child Safety Locks, rear doors
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Does not monitor spare tire.)
  • Head restraints, active, front seats

Aero 4dr Sedan Aero

  • Brakes, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Air bags, frontal, driver and right front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Air bags, side curtain for outboard seats and side torso for the front seats (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and rear seat occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • OnStar, 1-year of Safe and Sound plan. Includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Hands Free Calling, OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, and Low Mileage Discount (OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Vehicle Diagnostics capabilities vary by model. Remote door unlock success varies with conditions. Ability to locate stolen vehicles varies with conditions. Subscription Service Agreement required. Call 1-888-4ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827) or visit onstar.com for OnStar's Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and details and system limitations.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, front
  • Safety belts, 3-point, all rear seating positions
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) for child safety seats
  • Child Safety Locks, rear doors
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Does not monitor spare tire.)
  • Head restraints, active, front seats

Aero XWD 4dr Sedan Aero XWD

  • Brakes, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Air bags, frontal, driver and right front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Air bags, side curtain for outboard seats and side torso for the front seats (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and rear seat occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • OnStar, 1-year of Safe and Sound plan. Includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Hands Free Calling, OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, and Low Mileage Discount (OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Vehicle Diagnostics capabilities vary by model. Remote door unlock success varies with conditions. Ability to locate stolen vehicles varies with conditions. Subscription Service Agreement required. Call 1-888-4ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827) or visit onstar.com for OnStar's Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and details and system limitations.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, front
  • Safety belts, 3-point, all rear seating positions
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) for child safety seats
  • Child Safety Locks, rear doors
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Does not monitor spare tire.)
  • Head restraints, active, front seats

4dr Wagon FWD

  • Brakes, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Clutch pedal with starter interlock
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Air bags, frontal, driver and right front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Air bags, side curtain for outboard seats and side torso for the front seats (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and rear seat occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, front
  • Safety belts, 3-point, all rear seating positions
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) for child safety seats
  • Child Safety Locks, rear doors
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Does not monitor spare tire.)
  • Head restraints, active, front seats

9-3X 4dr Wagon 9-3X AWD

  • Brakes, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Air bags, frontal, driver and right front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Air bags, side curtain for outboard seats and side torso for the front seats (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and rear seat occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, front
  • Safety belts, 3-point, all rear seating positions
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) for child safety seats
  • Child Safety Locks, rear doors
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Does not monitor spare tire.)
  • Head restraints, active, front seats

Aero 4dr Wagon Aero FWD

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Does not monitor spare tire.)
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) for child safety seats
  • Brakes, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Air bags, frontal, driver and right front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Air bags, side curtain for outboard seats and side torso for the front seats (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and rear seat occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • OnStar, 1-year of Safe and Sound plan. Includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Hands Free Calling, OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, and Low Mileage Discount (OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Vehicle Diagnostics capabilities vary by model. Remote door unlock success varies with conditions. Ability to locate stolen vehicles varies with conditions. Subscription Service Agreement required. Call 1-888-4ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827) or visit onstar.com for OnStar's Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and details and system limitations.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, front
  • Safety belts, 3-point, all rear seating positions
  • Child Safety Locks, rear doors
  • Head restraints, active, front seats

2dr Convertible FWD

  • Brakes, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Clutch pedal with starter interlock
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Air bags, frontal, driver and right front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Air bags, side head/thorax for front seats (Head/thorax side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front seat occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, front
  • Safety belts, 3-point, all rear seating positions
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) for child safety seats
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Does not monitor spare tire.)
  • Head restraints, active, front seats

Aero 2dr Convertible Aero FWD

  • Brakes, Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD)
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
  • Traction control system (TCS)
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Air bags, frontal, driver and right front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Air bags, side head/thorax for front seats (Head/thorax side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front seat occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. See the vehicle's Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • OnStar, 1-year of Safe and Sound plan. Includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Hands Free Calling, OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, and Low Mileage Discount (OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Vehicle Diagnostics capabilities vary by model. Remote door unlock success varies with conditions. Ability to locate stolen vehicles varies with conditions. Subscription Service Agreement required. Call 1-888-4ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827) or visit onstar.com for OnStar's Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and details and system limitations.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, front
  • Safety belts, 3-point, all rear seating positions
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren) for child safety seats
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (Does not monitor spare tire.)
  • Head restraints, active, front seats