Safety Features

See the list of 2012 Saab 9-3 safety features that comes standard for the available trims / styles.

4dr Sedan Manual FWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Front seat belt height adjustment
  • Front side-impact thorax air bags
  • Rear pop-up roll bars
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child door lock system
  • Child seat LATCH system
  • Emergency trunk release handle

4dr Sedan Auto FWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Front seat belt height adjustment
  • Front side-impact thorax air bags
  • Rear pop-up roll bars
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child door lock system
  • Child seat LATCH system
  • Emergency trunk release handle

4dr Sedan Manual XWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Front seat belt height adjustment
  • Front side-impact thorax air bags
  • Rear pop-up roll bars
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child door lock system
  • Child seat LATCH system
  • Emergency trunk release handle

4dr Sedan Auto XWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Front seat belt height adjustment
  • Front side-impact thorax air bags
  • Rear pop-up roll bars
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child door lock system
  • Child seat LATCH system
  • Emergency trunk release handle

Aero 4dr Sedan Manual Aero FWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Front seat belt height adjustment
  • Front side-impact thorax air bags
  • Rear pop-up roll bars
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • OnStar system -inc: 6-months Directions & Connections, Bluetooth
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child door lock system
  • Child seat LATCH system
  • Emergency trunk release handle

Aero 4dr Sedan Auto Aero FWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Front seat belt height adjustment
  • Front side-impact thorax air bags
  • Rear pop-up roll bars
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • OnStar system -inc: 6-months Directions & Connections, Bluetooth
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child door lock system
  • Child seat LATCH system
  • Emergency trunk release handle

Aero 4dr Sedan Manual Aero XWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Front seat belt height adjustment
  • Front side-impact thorax air bags
  • Rear pop-up roll bars
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • OnStar system -inc: 6-months Directions & Connections, Bluetooth
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child door lock system
  • Child seat LATCH system
  • Emergency trunk release handle

Aero 4dr Sedan Auto Aero XWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Front seat belt height adjustment
  • Front side-impact thorax air bags
  • Rear pop-up roll bars
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • OnStar system -inc: 6-months Directions & Connections, Bluetooth
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child door lock system
  • Child seat LATCH system
  • Emergency trunk release handle

4dr Wagon Manual FWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Front seat belt height adjustment
  • Front side-impact thorax air bags
  • Rear pop-up roll bars
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child door lock system
  • Child seat LATCH system

4dr Wagon Auto FWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Front seat belt height adjustment
  • Front side-impact thorax air bags
  • Rear pop-up roll bars
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child door lock system
  • Child seat LATCH system

4dr Wagon Manual XWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Front seat belt height adjustment
  • Front side-impact thorax air bags
  • Rear pop-up roll bars
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child door lock system
  • Child seat LATCH system

4dr Wagon Auto XWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Front & rear side curtain air bags
  • Front seat belt height adjustment
  • Front side-impact thorax air bags
  • Rear pop-up roll bars
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child door lock system
  • Child seat LATCH system

2dr Convertible Manual FWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Side impact head & thorax air bags
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child seat LATCH system
  • Emergency trunk release handle

2dr Convertible Auto FWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Side impact head & thorax air bags
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child seat LATCH system
  • Emergency trunk release handle

Aero 2dr Convertible Manual Aero FWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Side impact head & thorax air bags
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • OnStar system -inc: 6-months Directions & Connections, Bluetooth
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child seat LATCH system
  • Emergency trunk release handle

Aero 2dr Convertible Auto Aero FWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Side impact head & thorax air bags
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • OnStar system -inc: 6-months Directions & Connections, Bluetooth
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child seat LATCH system
  • Emergency trunk release handle

Independence 2dr Convertible Manual Independence FWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Side impact head & thorax air bags
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • OnStar system -inc: 6-months Directions & Connections, Bluetooth
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child seat LATCH system
  • Emergency trunk release handle

Independence 2dr Convertible Auto Independence FWD

  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Electronic stability program
  • Traction control system
  • Dual stage driver & front passenger air bags
  • Side impact head & thorax air bags
  • Front passenger sensing system
  • OnStar system -inc: 6-months Directions & Connections, Bluetooth
  • Front outboard safety belt pre-tensioners
  • Front outboard safety belt force limiters
  • Tire pressure monitor
  • Child seat LATCH system
  • Emergency trunk release handle