A versatile premium car with a sporty driving style, the 2000 Saab 9-3 is available as a two-door convertible, three-door hatchback, or a five-door hatchback. The hatchback models seat five passengers while the convertible only has room for four. The standard engine is a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine which produces 185 hp. The performance focused Viggen trims utilize a turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder which generates 230 hp. The FWD 9-3 utilizes a five-speed manual transmission across all body styles and trim levels however a four-speed automatic is optional.