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2002 Saab 9-5 Arc 3.0TReview
Mike writes:

A Saab Story — Certain parts are more expensive than Asian imports, but the value is fantastic. Excellent handling, extremely efficient 5 speed automatic transmission, fantastic sound system, great option packages. Xenon headlights, parking sensors, rain sensors, heated and cooled seats, rear heated seats. You can have all of this for less than a Civic.

Pros: Safe, quiet, great used car value.

Cons: A little higher maintenance than many Asian imports

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2002 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3TReview
KH writes:

Something's Almost About To Break Down — Saab 95's absolutely amazing...sudden take-offs, stable, brakes that bites tough...handles well in rain...heavy rain...yo-i...engine's an expensive bit if you aren't your own mechanic...cos dealer charges a bomb...diff to change seals in certain part...FC's good...like 11km per litre...comfort esp for tall fellas...bad pain's a past...good fun car large boot to put your bicycle...golf...tennis...mountain gear...whatever...take e aero if u can...best in the world...

Pros: acceleration; road handling; fc; comfort; large fuel tank - less frequent refills

Cons: wide turn radius; window switches outdated since last predecessor; complex engine layout

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2002 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3TReview
Jacob writes:

Jacob's 9-5 — It has a few things wrong with it but runs well and handles great. it has the smaller engine, so not as much get up and go as the V6, but still quick and fun to drive with the manual and a turbo under the hood. Though with the 4 banger, it gets around 35mpg on the highway so i'm thankful for that. The vehicle is very solid and one of the safest cars on the planet having 5 layers of steel for the body...not foam. All these factors are of course most important, but the car also looks like a million bucks. I've been asked many times if it's brand new and its 7 years old. This is the best car I've had yet, but probably won't buy another Saab because GM is cutting corners and putting the same interior in the Saabs as they do the Chevy's. There's nothing wrong with Chevy's interior...as long as it's in a Chevy.

Pros: Gorgeous and fun to drive

Cons: Expensive if it needs repair

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2002 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3TReview
Carl writes:

Dull Car — Get a car that has had fewer owners and it might run smoothly. Major repairs on this car : start engine, wheel alignment. In general the Saab 95 is quite dull to drive. It is a very normal car with no special feeling about it. A little fun thing is the "S" function if you have auto transmission. It will accelerate with more power. The 95 has a powerful acceleration, but driving around in the city is annoying because it's too long and diffictult to park.

Pros: comfortable

Cons: computer screen display blurs out

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2002 Saab 9-5 AeroReview
Chris writes:

Unique Car — Awesome car, I love it! Accelerates like crazy, especially 2nd gear! Very comfortable, great gas mileage (~30mpg highway), 250 hp + overboost! Sexy looks, luxury style, great handling. When I first drove this car, I had never driven a turbo car before, and DAMN! I just accelerated like normal, the turbo started spooling up, and I just kept going faster and faster! check out thesaabnet.com for more info, it's the best resource for saab info, and lots of helpful people in the forums. It's also nice to have a car that's a little less common. This ain't a Corolla; you won't see 14 other ones just like it in the parking lot. UrbanDictionary described it pretty well; "the thinking man's Mercedes."

Pros: Style, performance, handling, turbo, gas mileage

Cons: can be hard to find parts, hard to find a good shop that knows Saabs.

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2002 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3T Review
zeinnoor says:
vs2002 Audi A4
2002 Saab 9-5 Linear 2.3T winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Looks/Style Ranked 2002 Audi A4 better.
Would Buy Ranked 2002 Audi A4 better.
"Value and less mechanical fault. SAAB IS HORRIBLE"

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2011 Saab 9-5 Reviews

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2010 Saab 9-5 Reviews

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2009 Saab 9-5 Reviews

Super Saab By saabs4ever

love it, i finally found a garage that can fix it this car is awesome i can say anything bad about it The fuel mileage is great, fun to drive, safe as can be. overall a great car. saab forever Read More

2008 Saab 9-5 Reviews

Would Like To Own It But... By Mshash

This drives beautifully and gets great milege on my weekly commute to Boston 33MPH on the Mass pike. there is nothing negative I can say about this car except that we are selling it. It is fun to dr... Read More

Slightly Pricey, But Great Performance By Lee

Beautiful, fast, and smooth. The 2.3 engine puts out 265hp, and the turbo has little to no lag. Smooth performance anywhere in the RPM range. Read More

2007 Saab 9-5 Reviews

Review By dleesac

The Saab is not comparable to any other car. It is unique and wonderful to drive. I wish Saab cars continued to be marketed in the USA. Read More

It Moves With Stealth By classic_001

SAAB swedish engineering at its best , a reliably engineerd vehicle with a safety rating comparable to Volvo a really spacious family sedan that glides down the road with very little road noise like ... Read More


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