For the Saab 9-3 there is a multitude of audio options, not all options will be delivered in every country. The names of the various systems are not so obvious, these are as follows:

ES1-4, 70W:               Saab Audio System
ES1-7, 150W:             Saab Infotainment System
ES2-7, 150W:             Saab Infotainment System upgrade
ES2-13, 300W:           Saab Infotainment System upgrade
ES3-7, 150W:             Saab Infotainment System upgrade
ES3-13, 300W:           Saab Infotainment System upgrade
ES4-7, 150W:             Saab Infotainment Plus with Navigation and AVR
ES4-13, 300W:           Saab Infotainment Plus with Navigation and AVR

The Sound Systems are classified as follows:

Premium 70 Sound System (ES1-4)
Premium 150 Sound System (ES1-7, ES2-7, ES3-7, ES4-7)
Prestige 300 Sound System (ES2-13, ES3-13, ES4-13)

The Sound systems loudspeaker have the following configurations.

    4 speakers: Includes 2 speakers in the dash and 2 in the corners of the shelf
    7 speakers: The 4 speakers above plus 2 speakers in the front doors and a speaker in the centre of the dashboard
    13 speakers: The 7 speakers above plus 4 speakers in the rear shelf (2 treble & 2 bass), and 2 tweeters in the dashboard. The combi has 12 speakers.


audio configuration

70 Watt: This amplifier is integrated in the entertainment head unit (EHU).
150 Watt: The EHU amp plus a 80 watt amp under the left front seat (AMP1)
300 Watt: The EHU amplifier AMP1 plus a 150W amp in the trunk (AMP2).

Several radio units

Models from 2007 have another audiosystem. The following options are available:

  • Premium 150 sound system
  • Prestige 300 sound system
  • Bose® sound system
  • Bose® surround system

The following units have been used.

Infotainment Infotainment plus
infotainment infotainment plus

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