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1997 Saab 9000 4 Dr CSE Turbo Hatchback Review
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Every Car Enthusiast Should Drive One Once In Their Lives!!! — See above, but other items of note: : Impeccable safety and winter handling : Seats are extremely comfortable and the leather is designer quality : Very solid and well-built feel and thick body metal (not vulnerable to hail) : Hatch and cargo capacity are very helpful : Back seat legroom is hard to find in good sporty cars like this : Only faults are lack of glovebox and cabin storage

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: In all honesty (and I've driven and owned many highly regarded cars) this may be one of the best cars that I've ever owned.  The power and acceleration, particularly when already at speed, is indescribable.  I love being able to bury a WRX or high-end Euro driving like a maniac on the expressway.  Other greats are the Harmon-Kardon stereo, the pristine quiet of the cabin, and great MPG (for such a powerful car).

Cons: Unfortunately, one of the other Pros about the car is that it is easy to work on ... and unfortunately, the car is at an age (or vintage) that requires a lot of TLC.  It now has 150k on it and might now be starting to show some of it's age with components that are, understandably, starting to wear out (i.e., heater core, radiator, starter, engine mounts, etc.)

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1997 Saab 9000 Review
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Review Of The Saab 9000 Cd Low Pressure Turbo. — great car to drive. excellent power for overtaking and great economy on long trips. parts are expensive so its not great when it goes wrong. the build quality is good for a mid 80 design. the seats are the most comfortable i have ever sat in and it is fun to drive up winding hills rapidly and it grips like glue for such a large car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: smooth, quiet, quick around town and economical.

Cons: there is a bit of wind noise that comes through the drivers door seal. it is annoying. parts and labour are not cheap.

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1997 Saab 9000 4 Dr CSE Turbo Hatchback Review
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Safe Swedish Lump Of Metal ;) — LPT - only for cruising, get Aero for sleeper performance. No big probs during 1,5 years over 15k km. Interior, especialy at night is like in a palne. Love the body styling, but thats for everyone different. About 13l/10km urban, 8l/100km extra urban. Check DI cassette and timing chain. They are pretty expensive.

Pros: Turboish sounds, and spacy interior with green ilummination.

Cons: Only 110kw

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1997 Saab 9000 4 Dr CSE Anniversary Turbo Hatchback Review
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Cost Of Ownership — That was an amazing first car! Sporty!!! And I think that is one of the best for that times! It worked well, but cause I am a bit crazy driver it was not cheap to own it ))) so i would say that it is awesome car with a good quality!

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

Pros: Sporty Legend

Cons: Bad driving experience

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1997 Saab 9000 4 Dr CSE Turbo Hatchback Review
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This Car Is Everything A Teenage Boy Wants And More Lol Screw The Ford Focus(no Offense Intended)... — This car is a blast to drive. With the stickshift tranny and turbocharged engine this car is a very quick and enjoyable everyday car. I would definatly recomend this car to anyone i knew and all of their friends. Top speed.....north of 130 lol atleast thats as fa as its let me push it so far....

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

Pros: Fast as hell and fun to drive

Cons: No real dislikes...except its kinda expensive to maintain the brand new appearance for 10 years

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1997 Saab 9000 4 Dr CSE Turbo Hatchback Review
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My Saab — it's huge and always feels safe...nice leather, walnut dash, air con, cruise, loads of gizmos on the dash..lots of new buttons to press...it would be lovely if it were clean and not silver!! i only bought silver cos i was desperate to own one again! hate silver cars...2 flash!! that's all!

Pros: huge

Cons: expensive

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1997 Saab 9000 4 Dr CSE Anniversary Turbo Hatchback Review
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Saab 9000 Cse Anniversary — Fantastic car. Not quite as fast as previous 175BHP 9000 Turbo, but not far off. Great Handling despite needing a full suspension overhaul! Renowned Saab quality, no squeaks, a few rattles and still whisper quiet inside @ licence losing speeds! Cheapish to run and insure. Classy looks, especially with Aero wheels fitted and colour is AWESOME - Amethyst (Purple in the sun, black all other times!) Fun Factor - 9/10 (123,500ish miles and counting)

Pros: Looks, quality, reliability, handling, refinement

Cons: Getting on a bit!

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1997 Saab 9000 4 Dr CSE Turbo Hatchback Review
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Saab Cse 9000 Turbo 4dr Hatchback — - cabin too loud while driving - fast , great handling - Great winter car -awful summer car - very fun to drive neat little car - Gas mileage is fair , maintenance can be a pain - Bought car for 1000 so cant complain - great 2nd car not so great for new drivers because of the turbo

Pros: handling is great and its fun to drive

Cons: overheats in summer

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1997 Saab 9000 4 Dr Aero Turbo Hatchback Review
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Racing Car Adapted For Street Use — This is a custom built performance car, acceleration is extreme and late breaking abilities coupled with handling characteristics are meant for one thing.... speed.

Pros: fast as hell

Cons: unless you have SCCA or better racing credentials, you'll have trouble controlling it

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1997 Saab 9000 4 Dr Aero Turbo Hatchback Review
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Fantastic Car Let Down With Poor Handling — This car can beat a lambo, of the same age from 30-70, the point that you want it the most for over taking that lorry. the seats are the best I have ever sat in, all the controles are set out within easy reach(you can see the air craft infuances).the one and only problem is the handling, all you will ever get is understear the body isn't that stiff and benifits from lower and stiffer springs uprated shock's and strut brases allover the place. It will be better but still not grate

Pros: Intercontenental cruser

Cons: Handling, cost of parts

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1998 Saab 9000 Reviews

My A50 By Thomas

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1996 Saab 9000 Reviews

I Love It!!! By Christer

Very nice, very nice indeed!!! I drove it 55 mil non-stop and felt like a king when I stept out of the car. Quit cheap to own considering the 224 hp engine both on fuel and incureans. I ´m gonna kee... Read More

Great Value For Money By Kresten

Smallest engine, but it's not bad at all - runs like a dream Exellent build quality and great comfort Not the most sleek sledge on the hill, but quite classic I guess Parts are quite expensive - but s... Read More

1995 Saab 9000 Reviews

Find Your Own Road And Move Your Mind. By Aaron

I've had the car for about a month now, and it's been a very enjoyable ride so far. I like that it has kept up its durability over 17 years and didn't give the former owner (who was its only) any ... Read More

Spirited Swedish Sports Sedan(ish-hatchback) By Logan

192,000 miles and still driving like new. The electrical system can be a bit confusing to work on, and the only part of the car that's been difficult to maintain myself. The 9000 is fairly typical fro... Read More

1994 Saab 9000 Reviews

Pimp Mobil :) By Chris

they were 10 years ahead of any other make in there time so don't need to worry about all them new things as it already has it, its so fun to drive you can't feel how fast your going as it has dual ... Read More

If You Have Deap Pockets, Buy One... By Sam

Very fast car, looked sleek and sporty. Sunroof whistled, breaks rattled, turbo blew once $900, gearbox ended up almost losing 4th gear due to me stupidly turning the boost up too high making the auto... Read More

1993 Saab 9000 Reviews

If You Get A Good One - Hold On To It! By John

It's not a rocketship, but open-road performance is perfectly adequate. Makes Max torque at 3200rpm, which is about 130kph in 5th. Which means overtaking is quite effortless, as it's all HP from the... Read More

Great Traveling Car. I Love It. By Tristan

I love this car with a passion, my neighbors would ask me if I'm selling it , I'll say no. My gf would tell me to sell it , i tell her hell no. I am going to keep this car until it cant go no more, or... Read More

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