2004 Saab 9-3 User Reviews

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Jan writes:
2004 Saab 9-3 Aero Review
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5

Pros

EVERYTHING

Cons

....

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Saab 9-3 — Its just amazing! Has to to experienced :D Only thing that sucks is the CD players that Saab uses, theire connections arent made for " Upgrading your soundsystem" , and they have a tendensy to be broken. But exept that its the BEST!

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Justin writes:
2004 Saab 9-3 Aero Review
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5

Pros

Quick, head turner in Aero trim, COMFORTABLE seats

Cons

I sold it.

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I Miss This Car — Performance - Acceleration wasn't bad from a stop, but it really shined in the mid and upper RPM range. 60-80mph is about 4 seconds, making it a blast to drive on the highway. Handling was very tight and offered good feedback for a FWD car, torque steer was non-existant.

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Hans writes:
2004 Saab 9-3 Linear Review
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4

Pros

looks, fun factor

Cons

build quality

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My Saab 9-3 — performance- the usual turbo lag. build quality- overall pretty good, but slight rattles are audible appearance- love it. definitely unique and gorgeous cost of ownership- great gas mileage, i get 31 hw, overall around 27 fun factor-sport shift is fun, but would rather have a stick shift

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Afzal writes:
2004 Saab 9-3 Linear Review
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4

Pros

Smooth and Comfortable ride

Cons

Expensive parts and hard to find any accessories

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Chevy Should Model Their Other Cars After This — Great alternative to average mill of the market like Honda, Toyota etc... Exceptionally smooth ride, I've heard people say Audi has a smooth ride... Driven both, I think this is far nicer. Not knocking Audi, I love the Audi as well, A6 perhaps might be my next car. Performance is well balanced, handling could be more aggressive but then you'd loose the comfort. Overall great car. Pretty good gas mileage as well, average usually 28+, highway with aggressive driving around 32-33, people with lighter food then mine can yield 34-36mpg.

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Laurie writes:
2004 Saab 9-3 Aero Review
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5

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Handling, power, quality, looks, reliability

Cons

The front end is so low I keep scraping it on curbs...but who cares?!

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I Love My Saab 9-3 Aero! — I love my car - still...after 4 years of driving it like crazy. Even before we had it tuned by Frank of SQR (Sweden), it was fast - pulled nice and hard and handled really well. Now, well, hold on tight when you floor it! I've had it on the track a few times (Thunderhill - Willows, CA), and it's so much fun. Admittedly, it can't keep up with the high-powered Corvettes or Vipers on the straight, but it has nearly always trounced them through the curves (sure - driver experience has something to do with that, too) - the handling is superb. It has had its share of minor mechanical issues, but nothing earth-shattering in severity or cost. Besides bumper wear from city parking it still looks good and the interior still feels and looks like new. I would (and often do) recommend this car. But if you're a driver who is less concerned with performance, opt for another trim level - the sport suspension of the Aero often proves too jarring for some who prefer a softer, squishier ride.

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Dan writes:
2004 Saab 9-3 Linear Review
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4

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Fun, Comfortable, Classy

Cons

Breakdust, lower model slightly underpowered

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A Very Comparable Sport Sedan — Nice sporty car at a decent price. You'll definately find more performance in the higher models with the larger mitsubishi turbo vs the garret. The linear with 175 hp is by all means still a fun quick car, but the areo with the 210 hp brings a new meaning to thrill ride. Major complaint would be the brakes, brake dust is like no other on this car so i'll prob switch over to some ceramic pads and larger discs. Not alot of aftermarket options, and quality is not quite up to saab par since it was bought by GM. All in all this is a fun, classy, comfortable car which is right in line with the A4, S60, and 3 series.

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Kris writes:
2004 Saab 9-3 Arc Review
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5

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Turbo

Cons

Not the smoothest ride ever

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Coolest Car Ever! — Silver Arc with Turbo.Leather interior, auto everything, 6 disc changer with awsome stereo system. Couldn't ask for a better car.

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Andy writes:
2004 Saab 9-3 Review
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5

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Looks, turbo performance, strong build, great handling, well specced

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Occasional rattles from the roof, has had some items replaced under warranty, bland dashboard

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A Four Season Convertible — The car has a number of features that make this a true four season, family convertible. The car has four seats which are usable, the roof line isn't too low, and the performance is well suited to the car. Truly capable of hitting it's 137mph top speed, but just as happy pootling around town

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Bo writes:
2004 Saab 9-3 Aero Review
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5

Pros

i can smoke bimmer too!

Cons

On-Star sux! i can't hook up my blue tooth because of it. GM's most stupid piece of idea.

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Saab 9-3 Aero — a perfect combination of rarity, ride comfort, fuel economy, quality, and perforance if necessary.

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Scott writes:
2004 Saab 9-3 Linear Review
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5

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Reliable euro car that outperforms other sedans.

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Very expencive imported parts.

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Quick European 4 Door. — Smooth 5 speed . Great inerior and options with a 16 valve 2.0 with turbocharger.

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