Complete Engines for Saab 9-2X
After a couple hundred thousand miles of driving, it might be necessary to replace your Saab or Subarus Saab 9-2X motor. In addition to powering the Saab 9-2x, this engine also can power the Subaru Impreza WRX. As you prepare to replace the motor of the car, it is important to consider the trim level, the type of motor, what conditions your car usually endures, and the performance that you want it to have.What are the types of Saab 9-2X motor?The Saab 9-2X engine is a four-cylinder, 16-valve, gas motor. You have some choices when it comes to a replacement motor for your Saab. This model of the vehicle was Saabs first all-wheel-drive vehicle. This type of engine is compatible with some of Subarus Impreza models, which also feature all-wheel drive. The two primary types of engine assemblies you can choose from are:
- Naturally aspirated: The motor for the Saab 9-2X wagon and Subaru WRX has a 2.5-liter linear base unit that is naturally aspirated. This engine has 165-horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 166-pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm. It powers the four-speed automatic transmission or optional five-speed manual drivetrain of the different models of the vehicles.
- Turbo: The turbocharged Saab 9-2X 2.0-liter engine has 227-horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 217-pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm. Its used in the Saab 9-2X Aero trim level of the Saab. The turbocharged motor of the Saab 9-2X Aero can also accommodate the four-speed automatic transmission or five-speed manual drivetrain.
- Horizontal orientation: The motor for the Saab 9-2X and the Subaru WRX has its flat-4 cylinders spread out in a horizontal orientation. The idea behind this design is to enhance heat dissipation.
- Inter-cooled: This four-cylinder Saab motor has an inter-cooling system that helps to keep each of the cylinders cooled for smoother pickup and speed when going uphill.
When the motor of your Saab 9-2X needs to be replaced, there are several options available for getting a new one. If you prefer OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer parts), select a 9-2X naturally aspirated or turbo engine that was made by Saab. These OEM parts will have the same fittings and specifications as the original engine that was in your car. The Subaru WRX engine assembly is also a direct replacement option.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by Saab.