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THINKING MAN'S 3 SERIES or RICH MAN'S VECTRA?

Advantages: Strong, Safe, Long Lasting and Reliable. Fuel Economy. Seats & Ride Comfort.
Disadvantages: Too Expensive. Not Truly Class Competitive. Road Noise.

WHAT IS IT? The 9-3 Sport Saloon is Saab's mid-range saloon, as Saab's marketing department would like you to think, competitor to the Audi A4 BMW 3 Series, and Mercedes C Class. Their marketing department is rather ambitious in its aspirations I fe ...

RICHADA 08.04.2006 · Read full review
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Who needs a BMW?

Advantages: the drive, fuel economy, refinement, reliability
Disadvantages: terrible CD player

...Although recently replaced by the 'all new' Saab 9-3, the last generation car still has more than enough to offer anyone seeking a comfortable and stylish alternative to the BMW 3-series and Audi A4 brigade. From the outside, the car is understated bu ...

HokaHey 05.11.2007 · Read full review
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Pretty good but not perfect

Advantages: Looks and drives good
Disadvantages: Small niggly problems spoiling the experience

The Saab initially was the first car I've had that I'd been completely happy with. 2 years of trouble free motoring left me a happy customer. However over the course of the third year I've started having some small problems. Most of the problems have been ...

sgraham7 09.05.2007 · Read full review
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saab 9.3 vector convertible

Advantages: Pretty
Disadvantages: unreliable`

Since buying our Saab from new in 2007 it has needed: new break pads, new alternator, new horn, new roof wirering, the fuel injecters reconditioned, a new particulate filter and finally a new catalytic converter. Oh the joy. The last four things on the li ...

abiw 10.05.2010 · Read full review
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93 versus BMW and Audi

Advantages: second hand value
Disadvantages: cost new

This Saab is an excellent machine and has a specific place in the market where its true value can be appreciated. If you are buying a new car in this class then it is not good value its too expensive and looses value too quickly, however, if its a used c ...

1963sporty 12.05.2008 · Read full review
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