1984 Saab 900 User Reviews

1984 Saab 900 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 5 reviews

  • Performance:3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars 3.4 / 5
  • Appearance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Overall: 3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5

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Kelly5078 writes:
1984 Saab 900 Review
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Pros

Comfortable seats (for sitting in while waiting for the wrecker)

Cons

Its existence

Kelly5078
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Horrible, Miserable Excuse For A Car — This miserable turkey belonged was my wife's car. We bought it for Saab's safety reputation, as we had babies at the time. We were misinformed. The only thing safe about it was that it often wouldn't move at all. Everything on this car felt heavy: the stick, clutch, steering, everything. I felt like I needed to work out at the gym to manhandle it around. A Ford Explorer is nimble by comparison. A cast iron skillet is nimble by comparison. A defective cruise control caused it to run away on me. That was only part of the fun of driving this thing. I finally told my wife that if this car was there when I got back in the evening, I was leaving her. It was gone.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Kirsty writes:
1984 Saab 900 Review
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5

Pros

handles perfectly, plenty of power on tap, stunning looks, solidly built

Cons

absolutely none

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Beautiful, Elegant, Perfect In Every Way And So Fun! — the 900 sedan is the most stunning of the saab range, 2 litre turbocharged engine provides uplifting performance which surprises drivers of more modern cars as you easily cruise past them! Build quality is solid and reliable, appearance is elegant, interior is comfortable and well planned, the fun factor is well off the charts - every time I drive this car I can't wipe the smile from my face for hours, she always does EXACTLY what you ask her, the handling is superb and you can fling her into a corner knowing that she'll grip like a limpet and accellerate out with never a scary moment. Cost of ownership is a little higher than the average car, but not much, and this is NOT an average car - this is the most beautiful and fun car you will ever drive, and well worth the couple of extra £ on the fuel consumption ;) She's for fun, not for money saving! AND YES SHE *IS* 1984 - the number plate was an error by the DVLA when we imported her!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Antti writes:
1984 Saab 900 Review
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3

Pros

nothing

Cons

gas mileage

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Yeah — Ate lots of gas, also overheated at motorways if you drove too long at speeds over 130km/h otherwise a good solid car wich didn't need repairs. sold it after i crashed it to a tree at winter time. but it was my first car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Magnus writes:
1984 Saab 900 Review
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5

Pros

Great car

Cons

Nothing

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Saab 900 T16 Spg (aero) Heuschmidt — The fastest car I ever had. 162mph (260km/h). Not the car on the picture. I have to scan my original pictures

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Eric writes:
1984 Saab 900 Review
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4

Pros

Good Control

Cons

Not Very Reliable

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Fun Car To Drive — Dont Ever Buy one of these cars!!!!!!!!! you will spend more money into it to get it fixed then it is to go buy a new one.

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1980 Saab 900 Reviews

Capable Runabout, Solidly Built And Safe By Kirsty

this GL spec (low spec) 900 non turbo did not have power steering, hatches are not as pretty as sedans IMO, but looks are individual and eye catching nontheless. Performance was pretty average, build... Read More

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1982 Saab 900 Reviews

1982 Saab 900 Turbo By David

Just purchased this 1982 Saab. So far, I can say that the performance is impressive for early 80's turbo tech; about 150 horsepower from the 1.9 liter four. The styling is quirky and has aged well. I ... Read More

Saab 900 Gl By Christer

First family car! Worked like a charm. But not a thrill in any way!!! Terrible condition when we bought it. A lot of rust around the wheel arks! Got some replace peaces from a relative who worked at a... Read More

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1983 Saab 900 Reviews

Awesome! By Caleb

Totally a collectible, beautiful swedish design, reliable swedish engineering, and it has a turbo. This car has a 2.0 liter inline 4 w/ a turbo that gets up and goes. Known for their reliablity and dr... Read More

Love Or Hate Looks By Brian

although it was not a pretty car it did go well . they are difficult to park accurately because of the large bumper overhang at each end. Read More

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1985 Saab 900 Reviews

Good First Car. Very Safe By Cyrus

Very narrow and long car so it is a bit strange to drive at first. You may notice a slight instability at high speeds... This is easily fixed by putting spacers on the front wheels. No power steer... Read More

Great Car By Gus

This is a great car that I got a great price on. It's a sporty, classic car. It is the most ingeniously created car I have ever owned. Everything about it is made to make life easier. It's big enoug... Read More

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1986 Saab 900 Reviews

Good Car All Around. By Liamthedave

I got my 1986 Saab 900, non turbo, in August of 2013. After blowing a CV joint in November of the same year(donuts are less spectacular in a front wheel drive), and then repairing it, I have come to a... Read More

Fantastic Car, But Showing Its Age. By Alex

I owned my 1986 Saab 900 over ten years ago, so the mists of time may have romanticized the ownership experience. Even so, I must admit in all truthfulness the 1986 Saab 900 was a wonderful car: c... Read More

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