1997 Saab 900 User Reviews

1997 Saab 900 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 22 reviews

  • 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: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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"fuel economy" 9 reviews
"ride" 8 reviews
"speed" 6 reviews
"reliable car" 5 reviews
"turbo" 5 reviews
"expensive car" 4 reviews
"high maintenance" 3 reviews
"seat" 3 reviews
"power" 2 reviews

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


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


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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Hans writes:
1997 Saab 900 4 Dr SE Talladega Turbo Hatchback Review


Interior ammenities, turbo, gas mileage.


Can't figure out how to get the rear windshield washer fluid dispenser to work or the headlight wiper fluid dispenser to work.  


Saab 900 Se Talladega Turbo — Saab Turbo is awesome, gas mileage is decent with 22/30. Car runs as smooth as anyone could ask and has great pickup. Interior is immaculate, two-toned leather speaks class. Never would have expected such a fantastic car for the price, excellent automobile.

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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

Read all 15 1995 Saab 900 reviews

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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