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2006 Saab 9-3Review
Joseph writes:
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This car was an excellent car. It got great gas mileage.

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2006 Saab 9-3Review
chivas writes:
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Love saab cars and I’m looking for one now

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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T ConvertibleReview
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Overall I Like Driving It And My Wife Loves He Car. — Steering is affected by road crown, pulls with only a minor crown, (tiresome on long trips). Very low to ground MUST be careful of curbs, concrete parking stops and street gutters which will tear-up the air dam and underside front panel. Radio is integral to electronics and can not be replaced. On-board telephone is useless and does not work in the USA.

Pros: Good looking, Great color, Lime Yellow

Cons: Suspension geometry,

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2006 Saab 9-3 AeroReview
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Great Car! — I've had this car for about 5 years now and still love it! Drives excellent, handles even better and its very easy/low cost to maintain! Over the last few years, the car has met every need that I've had, its been very comfortable when taking long trips and very reliable when properly taken care of! Road noise is my main complaint about it, but certainly its not anything out of the ordinary but as you can expect its not a mercedes/bmw either. Performance wise the engine is more than enough for a family car, daily commute etc. I would buy this car again as well as recommend it to anyone!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Looks, comfortable, reliable, low fuel consumption, great handling

Cons: Interior road noise, and somewhat stiffer ride.

22 of 22 people found this review helpful.
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2006 Saab 9-3 AeroReview
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Smooth As A Jet! — I love this vehicle... I consider it to be high performance sports sedan that runs, handles, and performs like a dream! Better than a BMW 3 Series, or an Audi A4 any day. This is really the best you can get for your money.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Instant turbo power, racing bucket style front seats, handles and responds like a dream, engine runs like a band new jet.

Cons: Gas -I'm averaging 20mpg.

12 of 12 people found this review helpful.
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2006 Saab 9-3 AeroReview
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Best Car I've Ever Had... So Far. — This car is comfortable, powerful, classy, sporty, and unique. It's not too big and not too small. The color is very nice in person. It's truly the best car I've had and I wish I could keep it until the wheels fall off. =)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: powerful, great value, loaded with options found on more expensive cars, unique

Cons: premium unleaded "recommended," synthetic oil

9 of 10 people found this review helpful.
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2006 Saab 9-3 AeroReview
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A True Love/hate Relationship — During the few times that everything is working on the car I absolutely love it. Unfortunately those are few and far between. Look of the car: 9/10 - I hated the look of Saabs as a kid but they definitely improved that over time, a really nice looking car IMO. Driving Experience: 10/10 - The car can take off and drives almost as well as a BMW, no joke Maintenance Issues: 3/10 - Coming from a Honda Civic that never ever had an issue this has been so frustrating. Reliability will be a HUGE factor in my next car purchase.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's simply a joy to drive.  The turbo and sports suspension make it fun to fly around back roads or weave through traffic on the highway.

Cons: Little and big things are always going wrong, worst of all is that the car is in a constant state of misalignment and it causes me to wear my front tires out every 12-18 months.  Other issues include bearings wearing out, battery dying every year or so due to the turbo overheating it, the fan needing lubed constantly or is squeels and eventually seizes up, and the CD player skips a lot.

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2006 Saab 9-3 AeroReview
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This Car Blew Me Away. — If i'd had the cash, I'd have driven away with this car that day. This is a great car to consider if you are looking at a European sports sedan. It's a great contender in the category in terms of power and feel. It is a blast to drive and so comforting knowing how safe it is. If you get a chance, do yourself a favor and consider a Saab. You won't be sorry. You'll actually probably be angry at GM for their role in Saab's bankruptcy. Just sayin'.

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

Pros: Power, Handling, Pedigree, Refinement

Cons: Repair costs, Parts availability, Saab is bankrupt

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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T ConvertibleReview
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Swweettt!!!!!!!!! — I like how sharp the car looks and unique the color was compared to the other Saab convertibles I saw on the road. Very comfortable and sharp looking, with a nice feel of safety due to added features. I never had any issues with the car, only needed scheduled maintenance. Would get up to 30 mpg on highway trips yet extremely fun to drive with or without the top down! I highly recommend a Saab and feel their are not many if any other convertibles that are built with the unique combination of safety and style than the Saab 2T.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Very comfortable and sharp looking, with a nice feel of safety due to added features.  I never had any issues with the car, only needed scheduled maintenance.  Would get up to 30 mpg on highway trips yet extremely fun to drive with or without the top down!

Cons: Like most sports cars the tires do not last as long as one would hope

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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0TReview
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A Great Looking And Driving Car, That Frustrated And Disappointed Me! — This is a tough review for me. I went from having a 2002 Saab 9-5, which was a great car, to a 2006 Saab 9-3 which was a very disappointing car. The source of my frustrations, for the most part, were ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS! The center stack trip computer display was a nightmare! The stereo, climate control, and trip computer functions constantly scrambled their read-outs. I drove a dozen different Saab models, in my local dealer's loaner car fleet. I only ended up keeping the vehicle for 1 year and 9 months! I also had issues with premature brake wear on the rear brakes, which created a cloud of brake dust! I also had the rear leather seat cover repaired under warranty, due to premature wear. All things were covered under warranty, at no charge. I also received great service from my local dealership, but the quality was certainly not what Iwould expect from a $30,000 automobile!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: A car that I wanted to like, but let me down!

Cons: Numerous electrical problems

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2011 Saab 9-3 Reviews

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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

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

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

The SAAB 9-3 is a well engineered car that drives smoother than any other make or model car Ive had. I own a 2006 SAAB 9-3 and would be interested in getting a newer model. Read More

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