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2002 Saab 9-3 Viggen ConvertibleReview
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Been A Saab Owner Since My First 900s New In 1984 — 2.3 4cyl has great petrol milage (28-30 MPG combined Hwy city) and power to pass 230 unmodified HPwith 258 lb/ft torque. The Viggen badging has recieved thumbs up from motorcyclist and others. I drive 80 miles R/T to and from work daily no problems and shift effortlessly. 60 - 0 in about 125 ft.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: performance afor the price and good looks

Cons: limited repair shops when required.

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2002 Saab 9-3 SEReview
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Saab 9-3 — lag, lag, rocket ship - no low end, great once on boost some rattles, bit ugly, crap mpg, but great in winter with heated seats that will burn you flesh off, doesn't go round corners fast in a straight line, not a fun car but reliable and solid

Pros: Solid

Cons: crap mpg

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2002 Saab 9-3 SEReview
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02 Saab 9-3 Under Rated And Forgotten — Dislike-Rear twist beam suspension Like- Power and weight One of the best cars out there, station wagon cargo area and a sport hatch to hide it. Saab needs to bring back the 9-3 hatch, it's perfect if you don't want a wagon but want the cargo room. Once the Konis were installed the car became a totally different creature. This car will surprise you.

Pros: Light, Fast, Comfortable

Cons: No 6sp and a twist beam rear suspension

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2002 Saab 9-3 SEReview
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Like Driving On Air — This car is amazing! For a sporty luxury car I couldnt ask for more! It handles like a charm and the ride is always extremely smooth. Its not too expensive if you know the right people in the right places (aka Essex, for anyone with a Saab take it to Mark).

Pros: sleek, afordable and durable

Cons: replacement parts tend to be a bit expensive

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2002 Saab 9-3 SEReview
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Gm's Best Foreign Counterpart — The performance on my Saab is awesome especially with the built-in turbocharger (thank you Sweden). Car has a little over 40,000 miles on the odometer but doesn't feel like its been used at all. If you don't know the 2002 model was the last year Saab made a hatchback and then the 2003's were all 4 door sedans which reduced some of its beauty but made up for it in power and handling.My Saab gives 30 mpg on the highway and approximately 20-25 in the city depending on driving conditions, including an important factor traffic. This car is definitely fun to drive I took it to Florida and the ride was just amazing with the take off on this piece of swedish machinery.

Pros: 4 cylinder Turbocharged engine

Cons: A slew of engine sludge complaints on 2002 9-3's

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2002 Saab 9-3 ViggenReview
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A Performance Car That's Practical — I have to say this is probably the best car I've bought new. In just under 90k miles very little about it has been bad. Even though its super sweet turbocharged engine launches it 0-60 faster than some Porsche and BMWs, it gets mid 20 mpg average economy or better, had a 5 star safety rating long before that was a selling point, and can haul more stuff than some station wagons. I've spent under $2k in out of warranty repairs and upgrades to this car so far and it has only left me stranded twice after driving cross country 3 times. Better in the snow than my 4wd Trooper, faster than most soul-less japanese boy cars, and that quirky Scandanavian style.

Pros: Fantastic performance and handling at any speed in any weather. roomy, comfy, all the toys and options. Better than average MPG for a performance car.

Cons: Occasional expen$ive repairs and parts. Can be hard to find help in some areas of the country to fix. Often too tempting to speed. Cost over $35k in 02, worth maybe $10k now.

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2002 Saab 9-3 SEReview
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Its An Ok Car — Handles good. Awesome acceleration in Sport mode. Looks arent the greatest, but it works.

Pros: Power and acceleration (144 mph top speed, not bad for an '02.)

Cons: Styling isnt the greatest

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2002 Saab 9-3 SEReview
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It Is A Sporty 4 Door Car With A Large Heart — Ask me, and I'll tell you that I love it it took a year to find it and no I'm not selling also we are total Chevy fans so in a word it fits!

Pros: The leather/ cloth combo seats color, speed, sound, attiude, look and too much to say..........

Cons: the guy that owned it before backed in to his dads truck........

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2002 Saab 9-3 SEReview
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Quick, Reliable, Overengineered Euro. Not For Everyone. Lots Of Room For Junk In Trunk — this is my wife's car, it's a nice car and has some creature comforts. it's the last of the "5 door" saabs as they went to the sport saloon in 2003. if i was about 4 inches shorter and this were a stickshift car i'd love it. as it is, it's a quick turbo charged car that is a touch on the small side. she likes it and that's what matters.

Pros: 4 cyl turbo performance with some economy, large trunk even with backseat unfolded.

Cons: small cabin interior, quirky "stuff", lack of dealerships

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2002 Saab 9-3Review
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2002 Saab 9-3 Aero Hot Auto Convertible Maptun Stage 3 — Owned from 2005 until 2012. Modified by MapTun to give 270bhp/370Nm Very fast in the mid range! Comfortable and pretty reliable. Fat rear anti-roll bar fitted which improved handling and reduced torque steer. Sold to a friend who still has it and likes it. A genuine four seat rag top with enough luggage space for a weeks holiday

Pros: Mid range acceleration is awesome.

Cons: Handling was not great stock, but now it is modified it's pretty good!

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2011 Saab 9-3 Reviews

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For a 10 year old car it seems to be in very good condition. 78,000 on it now and hoping to take it to 170,000!! I owned a 2006 Saab convertible and loved it. When Saab went under it was very disap... Read More

2010 Saab 9-3 Reviews

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2009 Saab 9-3 Reviews

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I think the car is a great value and its features are outstanding. Read More

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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

2008 Saab 9-3 Reviews

Review By Guru212BN

I believe its an excellent value. Top shelf, truly. Read More

Review By David

Great car with low miles. Reasonable price. Im very pleased. Read More

2007 Saab 9-3 Reviews

Review By Roibeard

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