Saab’s 9-3 1.9 TTiD (stock 180hp/400Nm) It’s a very reliable common rail engine, also very economical with Excellent Performance; TTID is a brilliant car, completely underestimated. Often compare this engine with BMW 320d EfficientDynamics, from which it is still better: it requires no dynamic forfeiture for the sake of the fuel economy, It’s quiet, smooth and, best of all, quick.
At the same time, as other Saab cars, it is very tunable to 200 plus hp, common rails are much more tunable than older diesels. “Ordinary” remapping receives nearly +20 HP and +30Nm:
- Hirsch Performance 200hp/430Nm €1,309
- Nordic Tuning Dalarna Stage 1 220hp/460Nm 3500 SEK or €338
- Maptun Performance 210 Hp/450Nm €437,20 (loan remap device),
- BSR 210 Hp/450Nm 539€ (loan remap device)
Below you can see the acceleration after remapping, factory acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h (0-60 MPH) is declared to 8.6 seconds, and as you can see afeter remapping it is 7.11 seconds: