2000 Saab 9-3 User Reviews

2000 Saab 9-3 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 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Build Quality: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
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"power" 10 reviews
"speed" 6 reviews
"build quality" 4 reviews
"ride" 4 reviews
"cheap car" 3 reviews
CONS
"handling" 4 reviews
"gearbox" 3 reviews
"build quality" 2 reviews
"interior" 2 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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2000 Saab 9-3 Base Sedan Review
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my fav part of this car is just driving it on a curvey back road as fast as i can

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the worst part of this car is no dearer support

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Great Cars Super Safe And Fun — this a safe a reliable car i have own it now 5 yrs and had minor problems like belts and hoses brakes jobs no major torble out of it in a 100k miles. but even at 200k on the car the leather looks great the daash is still intact. it get 35mpg highway and city can be as low as 19mpg

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2000 Saab 9-3 SE Convertible Review
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The engine is lovely

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The handling isn't

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Saab....hmmmm — Posemoble. Lovely engine, vivid acceleration...chassis cant handle the power. Damy cheap second hand though....trundling along, top down, knowing you havent spent a fortune, sitting in leather lined luxury , can't be bad really. Go, on, try one....you know you want to ;0)

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2000 Saab 9-3 SE Review
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Power!

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Location of ignition, again!

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Not Sure What This Is Asking? — Firstly, I dislike the location of ignition. I just can't get used to it, it doesn't seem natural. I also dislike having to leave the gear lever in a selected gear before you can remove the keys from the ignition. But, because the rest of the car is what it is, I put up with these minor faults.

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

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2000 Saab 9-3 SE Convertible Review
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all of it

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mpg lol

45

Amazing — i have allways wanted one of these and now i got one for £3000, it is lovely to drive and look at. i use it all the time and i allways have the roof down if it isn't raining lol i would recommend one to anyone

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2000 Saab 9-3 SE Convertible Review
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everything

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Saab Dream — fantastic all year sports car fast, comfortable just great the roof is silky smooth eklectric in about 20 seconds from fully open to fully closed, great road holding excellent air con and even pretty good on fuel - looing forward to the spring and summer to really get the benefit.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Was alot faster than it looked, that caught a few people out at traffic lights.

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I Would By Another One Tomorrow If I Had The Money. — I loved the pure power of this car! was great fun to floor it and go. Best thing was Saab's trip computer never told you current MPg just average, cos they obviously new any driver would be scared by the 7MPG when the car was floored from standstill! hehehe, Considering this car never fully had a proper service in the 5 years i had i (oil and filter change every year without fail though) it did well to take 180000 miles and still pass an MOT before i traded it in for the C4. Sadly this car needed major repairs so had to go (£2500 worth of repairs, Air con compressor, Clutch, Timing Chain.) but was such a great car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2000 Saab 9-3 SE Convertible Review
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Great styling, great in snow, very fast, lots of options- but thats all!

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Mechanically plagued with problems and interior electrical options all unreliable! $$$$$COSTLY!

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Saabs - Most Unreliable "luxury" Car Ever! But They Do Look Good. — Known for engine oil sludge build-up due to oil pan being mounted too close to catalytic converter- engines being replaced before 100,000 miles!!! BEWARE-must change oil every 3,000 miles!!!! Radio, computer screen, climate control, power seat, soft-top-hydraulics, power antenna- all problematic! Engine light comes on constantly- many issues. Saab owned by GM from 1994-2009-explains a lot! Great styling, gas mileage, very fast- not worth it!

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2000 Saab 9-3 SE Convertible Review
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Looks good and great performance when required

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non

35

My Fun Car — Great car, comfort performance looks and desirability always getting looked at with hood down shades on and music blearing out (even in the rain lol) . However I'm no poser as you may have guessed.The only down side in todays eco friendly life is the fuel consumption but when you use the power you pay the price.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2000 Saab 9-3 Base Sedan Review
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fast, cheap, decent build.

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not excellent handling.  interior is bland at best.  some build quailty could be better

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My Saab 9-3 — It is very fast for what it is and it is easy to get a hell of a lot more horsepower out of it. Handling could be better being front wheel drive what with my old car being a BMW. After new shocks, springs, rear sway and some other suspension reinforcements, the handling is pretty sweet though. Not a bad car for the price for sure.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2000 Saab 9-3 Base Convertible Review
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Quick, fun to drive, well built

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Since there are no Saab dealers in my area, parts can get pretty expensive, luckily I'm kind of a gearhead!

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My 2000 Saab 9-3 Convertible — I like this little guy. It's fun to drive and kinda quick. It has a stock boosted 2.0 liter that will run a 15.65 in the quarter mile which isn't to shabby in my opinion. It'll even beat some of the V8's out there on the street. Having the top down on a sunny day is nice too. It's also nice when it's 20 degrees outside when you want to freeze my friends' asses off!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2011 Saab 9-3 Reviews

Awesome!!! By Huntman1116

I love this car because it looks great and is powerful. It is especially great for those who want to stand out from the crowd and not drive a run of the mill luxury vehicles like a mercedes or bmw. Read More

Excellent By sqlpython

The fit and finish of this Saab are excellent. Saab is an stealth entry into the 3 series competition at a very competitive price. All the features you expect to find in a luxury performance sedan. ... Read More

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2010 Saab 9-3 Reviews

Awesome Looking And Driving Vehicle! By MikeV3

This is a very nice vehicle. It drives well and handles better. This car has the XWD (cross-wheel drive) and is great in snow and leather seats are heated and very comfortable. It also has 17" 5-st... Read More

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2009 Saab 9-3 Reviews

I Like It By saabfanchi

I miss the button dash Saab like my 2006 9-3 that I sold. This one has a very GM dash with the GM radio and the knobs for the climate control look like they come from the GM Europe parts bin. Read More

Saab 9-3 Aero Xwd By Ho

Performance - acceleration good 0-60 about 5.5 sec, braking good, handling good, Seat comfort good Build Quality - No major repair done. But some small repairs. Appearance - Exterior looks sharp and ... Read More

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2008 Saab 9-3 Reviews

Bmw Sucks ! Drive A Saab By Jan

One of the best cars you can get. It can outrun a bmw, audi and merc. And still it runs cheaper on fuel. Service bills are cheaper also. I have the 180 bhp Twin turbo diesel now. It holds 400NM of to... Read More

The Seats... The Seats ... The Seats... By AMME

I have owned three Saab convertibles, but this is the finest. No problems what-so-ever. Performance and handling are great as is the build quality. A quiet and fun ride. An amazing car, if you en... Read More

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2007 Saab 9-3 Reviews

Beautiful, Fun, And Safe Car That Is Very Fun And Zippy To Drive. By kc603

I loved this car! It was my second Saab and I couldn't have asked for more in a car. It performed the way I wanted it to, was easy for me to take care of, and always kept me safe. I also loved the lit... Read More

Great Drive Great Price By Bizzizle

Overall superb vehicle. It doesnt exceed at anything, but it does everything well. Commuter vehicle, road warrior, work truck, and anything in between. Its done them all and performed like a champ.... Read More

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