1997 Saab 900 User Reviews

1997 Saab 900 Review Ratings

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  • Performance:4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5
  • Appearance:4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars 4.2 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 9 reviews
"speed" 6 reviews
"reliable car" 5 reviews
"turbo" 5 reviews
CONS
"seat" 4 reviews
"expensive car" 4 reviews
"high maintenance" 3 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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1997 Saab 900 2 Dr SE Talladega Turbo Convertible Review
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Turbo, Great Design Drop top, Leather, Interior Quality. Rare.

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Electronic issues, Parts are rare, Cost repair/maintenance. FWD. Bad Handling, slow off the line.  

Don_Blue
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It's Fun To Drive But Not To Own. — A classic car with to many complications, turbo was nice but very laggy especially at this age, handling is very bad for a sports car, great looking, no trunk space, great folding top. Slow off the line but decent passing power, decent fuel economy but too much money to keep it running compared to power/money ratio.

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

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1997 Saab 900 2 Dr S Convertible Review
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Nice size good on gas easy to park. and sexy convertible.I truly enjoy this car. and has snow traction button so  I did  get through the winter with ease.

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It needs and ignition which is about $150.00 put in it and the  crank shift seal needs to be replaced as well.  I don't  have the money to fix so  looking to sell fast.

chall4648
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Love It!!! No Money To Fix It! — The saab is a reliable car and easy to fall in love with. the convertible was a plus. as well as in the city parking. the sound system was standard and reliable. was easy to maintain. Great in the summer and strong in the winter.. .

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1997 Saab 900 4 Dr S Hatchback Review
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the sound system i put in

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breaks too much

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Dont Buy Unless Ur Not Gona Beat On It — broke too many times cant handle being beat on.rides a little high and it handles great .the gas milege is alright at like almost 20 miles to gal.you cant try to shift too fast or the gears grind even if the clucts is on the floor

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

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1997 Saab 900 4 Dr SE Turbo Hatchback Review
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Fun, fast, safe

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Cost of repairs

elarayan1
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If You Take Care Of It, It Will Take Care Of You. — Excellent, fun car to drive, good handling. Manual Transmission with a Turbo is worth the extra cost. Great gas mileage, average maintenance. All parts are expensive, but repairs are predictable. Find a good Saab mechanic and stick with them. If you're buying used read the service history first.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1997 Saab 900 2 Dr SE Turbo Hatchback Review
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Everything

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Gonna Own Saabs For Ever — SAAB SAAB SAAB, enough said..... Fast excellent build quality and performance. This was my fourth Saab, and there is no other car like it. Once you drive one would will always own one, that is what happened to me 4 years ago.

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

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1997 Saab 900 4 Dr S Hatchback Review
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Economical

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the broken wiindshield LOL

35

My Saab — I love my car. I got it at a steal! It has beautiful leather seats that heat up in the winter so I never have to get into a cold car. It is a very fun car to drive and I love the sun moon roof.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1997 Saab 900 4 Dr SE Turbo Hatchback Review
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Swedish

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Amazing — I like everything about it except that it is a 5 door. It is manual and amazing. It Is fast enough for me. It cost me $1800. It is amazing to drive. It holds all me sailing stuff with ease. I love this car.

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

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1997 Saab 900 4 Dr SE Talladega Turbo Hatchback Review
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It feels like floating on a cloud... A fast heated seat cloud

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Expensive repairs... REALLY EXPENSIVE

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Amazing And Really Safe — I loved this car soo much! It was amazing! It was no Ferrari or anything like that but it handled amazingly i loved the air suspension around corners cause you couldn't feel a thing. It had every luxury feature you could think of. I would do anything to un-total this car! It saved my life in a crash and i cam out without a single scratch and only had a minor concussion.

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

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1997 Saab 900 4 Dr S Hatchback Review
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Its fast and well built

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nothing

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Saab Rules — My Saab has over 170000 miles and the turbo is still going strong, this car is built to last and to perform the entire time. i love it and i couldn't have asked for more of a car. it goes fast too.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1997 Saab 900 2 Dr S Convertible Review
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Comfy

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Isnt 1

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Brilliant — I like it so much. I feel privilaged to have a car that is comfortable and i dont get ill whilst being driven in it because of the fresh air i get when we put the roof down. It Nice

Primary Use: Family transportation

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1998 Saab 900 Reviews

It's A Keeper. By bennybob

Fell in love with this car when I first saw it and have taken long trips with it, to North Carolina and Outer Banks having no trouble with it. Enjoy it most in the summer with the top down and the AC ... Read More

You Either Love It Or Hate It! By Janey

Well firstly it's not a convertible, it's a Talladega, this application didn't have my trim on the option list. The handling on this car is fantastic, I would never go with another car for handling. T... Read More

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1996 Saab 900 Reviews

The Best Overall Car Ive Owned (have Had 7so Far) By chitownfan420

the car is comfortable quiet and legitimately fast. its very classy and practical with out being smug or boring. its rust resistant i live in Rockford (northern IL where we have to use tons of salt to... Read More

My Favorite Car By jkopf75

I love the looks of this car. It was the first SAAB I ever drove and has been my favorite model ever since! Saab perfected the turbo engine and it's really a blast to drive with the ragtop down in t... Read More

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1995 Saab 900 Reviews

Lots Of Style And Reliability For Modest Cost. By Dane

I bought this car off a 3 year lease return with 50k miles. I now have 170k miles and I've run it hard through Minnesota winters. The car stills runs great with only minor maintenance repairs. It even... Read More

Saab Rules By Lars

Not cheap to run but very good value all in all. A true 4-seater with ability to cover long distances in a very relaxed fashion. Cruise contro on, top off and you're ready to travel anywhere in Europe... Read More

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1994 Saab 900 Reviews

Gotta Love The Swede! By Will

Handling is exceptional along with braking. Build quality is good on mechanicals but not so much on interior parts. The car is a neat green color and it has the S.E wheels which look nice. Its no s... Read More

Best First Car In Existence...also The Easiest Car To Learn Stick On!! By Zach

from a glance...u wouldn't think much of it...and if you just quickly test drive it, u would think its just a normal car, but to live with it is like having another best friend that you hang out an... Read More

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1993 Saab 900 Reviews

Awesome! By czaplowka68

An evolution of the 99 fi rst seen in 1968, the 900, launched in 1979, makes a great classic buy. Offered in saloon, hatch or convertible forms, there’s a derivative for every occasion, prices are low... Read More

Cool Cruiser By Steve

Performance and handling make this car a relaxed cruiser. I really enjoy driving this although I wish it had a little bit more power. Fuel consumption is not particularly great. The appearance and ... Read More

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