1988 Saab 900 User Reviews

1988 Saab 900 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 5 reviews

  • Performance:3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars3 out of 5 stars 3 / 5
  • Appearance:3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars3.2 out of 5 stars 3.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 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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ppicc63 writes:
1988 Saab 900 Review
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5

Pros

Enjoyed this car as much as I enjoyed my first 900 Saab.  Reliable!!!

Cons

Needs new roof  no ac/

ppicc63
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Great Road Handling Car Fun For Chicago Summers — 2nd saab Wish they were still around , I would buy another Saab in a heartbeat if SAAB Sweden was still making them. A heavy car, great handling and dependable. Roomy and comfortable Minimal maintenance on this car. 2 oil changes a year, most maintenance was cosmetic.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Jaron writes:
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Fast, Turbo, Sunroof, Manual, Fun to drive

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none

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1988 Saab 900 Spg — The thing handles like a dream, needed few repairs but was well worth it, sexy inside and out, would pay much more for this car its so worth it, awesomely fun car to have and drive it is SWEET! YEA!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Juha writes:
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3

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Style, driveability

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High oil and gas consumption

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One Of The Most Beautiful Cars In The World — Performance is bad in the normally aspirated engines, don't know about the turbo ones, gearbox is bad. Quality is fantastic, you can feel it. Everywhere else exept in the engine room. Appearance is sexy... I love its interior as well as exterior. This Saab consumes very much oil and about 10 litres of gas to 100 km average. The car is, for its age fantastic to drive. Seats are awesome, chassis unbelievable. Jus perfect toughness. Steering is great.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Alexander writes:
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Swedish

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no turbo

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My Third Car — Swedish SAAB invented the turbo and electronical seat heater, but this one I bought did not have any of that! This car was obtained in order to let my cousin use it for a few weeks, since the engine of his Fiat coupe 16V Pininfarina had a blown up. Did a full service on it, came with new tires and most of the "worn out" parts were already replaced by previous owner. Car was running good considering the age and milage. Good car, reliable and cheap.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Linus writes:
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Nope

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nope

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Nope — This was my first car. not a very nice one but sheap. i works quite good, sheap spare parts and a solid build. Drinks quite a lot of gas but it's an old car. Mine was a 2.0i 115hp. not fast

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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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

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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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1984 Saab 900 Reviews

Horrible, Miserable Excuse For A Car By Kelly5078

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... Read More

Beautiful, Elegant, Perfect In Every Way And So Fun! By Kirsty

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 qual... 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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