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2006 Saab 9-3 Aero ConvertibleReview
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Saab 9-3 — Its great, tyres resonable, wipers cheap, only had it 2 years and it has gone through both of its MOT's with no problems at all, its just a little bit thirsty. But when the roof is down, God its good fun.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I would recomend SAAB to any anyone.

Cons: The only thing i hate about my SAAB, is when you see the Audi cab you just wonder if i should have paid a little more and got one of them.

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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0TReview
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Its Different, And If Taken Care Of, Will Run For A Very Long Time. — Performance: for a 2 liter turbo four, its awesome. Love driving it on the highway Build quality: High quality build. held up very well without any problems Appearance: Stealthily understated. Having said that, it is starting to show its age. Cost of ownership. Services are costly. But its a euro car, its part of package Fun factor: Definitely fun. playing with the turbo is great. Wish it was a manual and had a sportier tire package, but great anyway.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: great performance and decent fuel efficiency

Cons: if you use the rear seats and hate pricey services

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2006 Saab 9-3 AeroReview
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Saab 9-3 Aero 2.0t — Performance: Explosive acceleration, turbo charged 2.0 pumps out 210bhp and 220lb ft torque. It's very quiet though and doesn't feel as fast as it is Build quality: Pretty good, solid, well screwed together. Some cheap plastics, but most is very nice. Occasional rattles, mainly due to hard sports suspension Apperence: Very pretty, and Aero trim sets apart with deep front splitter, side skirts, rear lip spoiler and lovely alloy wheels. Looks very classy and sporty. Cost of onwership: Fairly average, MPG is a bit lower than I expected, averaging 28-29mpg, have seen 35-38. Fun factor: Very comfortable and relaxing to drive, so not a back road blaster, but there's always something to keep you interested, be it the surging turbo performance, delightful and ergonomic interior, or high-tech equipment.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Fast, comfortable, practical, pretty

Cons: Bit thirsty, muted steering

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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0TReview
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Lacking Power Yet Still Fun To Drive — I like my cars styling interior and out, but it needs new wheels, window tint standard, definately more power output. I mean out of a turbocharged I-4 it should run way better than 210hp. the 0-60 is also slow esp. compared to cars with the same amnt. of power.

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

Pros: Fun to drive

Cons: Little Tuning parts available

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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0TReview
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Like It — i love the throttle response...the turbo is awesome. if ur not payin attention to ur speed, u'll be goin 90 and not even realize it. great gas mileage too, i get about 33 mpg highway..gotta love it.. sometimes while driving on a rough road, you feel everything

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: mpg, comfortable, fast

Cons: tire noise/ you feel almost every bump

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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0TReview
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If You Love Speed, Buy One. — I love my car, it has the speed I was looking for, it hugs the curves...I haven't had any problems with it. It is a great car for road trips because of the smooth ride. The interior is spacious and comfortable, the exterior is sexy and sporty. It gets great gas mileage and it is the perfect car for me. =]

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Speed

Cons: Costly to Repair

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2006 Saab 9-3 AeroReview
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Must Have — Best in its class, powerful V6 Turbo 250HP engine, fantastic handling & braking. Service only after 20,000 Km. Low cost of ownership. Most fun to drive - inspiring piece of machinery, very responsive. I just love it! What more can I say?

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Superb performance & handling

Cons: Low resale value (in the GCC)

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2006 Saab 9-3Review
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I Am A Saab Convert - I Will Buy Another When My Second Car (6 Year Old Honda Accord) Dies —

I bought the Saab 9-3 on a dare from my brother who said GM could not make a car that people would like over the long haul. Fortunately, this car has proven him wrong and made me a happy customer. As mentioned elsewhere, the car has good performance and can keep up with many V6 engines with 210 with the standard four turbo. Acceleration is not a sports car, but neither is it meant to be that. It is a good mid-sized sedan with spiritied performance, about 7.8 seconds 0-60 mph. The car has typical Saab build quality, a few rattles after nearly 40,000 miles, but only a couple of minor ones. Nothing else has gone wrong, and all service has been free up to 36,000 miles under the total care package that Saab offers for three years or 36K, whichever comes first. I only wish my Honda Accord (2003) was as good with a busted transmission, broken rear defroster, and recalled wiper motor in the first 76,000 miles! The appearance is fine and not exotic looking. A solid car with a solid imagine that is fairly aerodynamic. I get as much as 36 on the highway, ranging from 30-36 mpg. In the city, if I push the engine hard I can get it down to 16 mpg but under normal driving conditions get 22 mpg. Since the handling is great the ride is a little more bumpy than normal as I suspect the GM epsilon suspension (designed in Germany for Vauxhall and Opel orginally) was tuned for maximum handling, not ride quality. Still, it makes it fun to drive although not the smoothest ride. Want a smooth ride? Go buy a Lexus. Want fun? A Saab can fit the need.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Fun to drive, great handling, good performance with great gas mileage, relilable

Cons: Rougher ride than many comparable cars due to emphasiss on handling

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2006 Saab 9-3 2.0T ConvertibleReview
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Car — I love this car. It rides like a cloud and is a very dependable car. Whenever I take it out, it shows me something new. Gas mileage is awesome and can go on the highway for 32 mpg. I love it.

Pros: good gas mileage. amazing pick up. easy handling.

Cons: none

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2006 Saab 9-3 AeroReview
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Saab 9-3 Aero — Ever drive a 2.0t? imagin that with a deep growl, hid's and a v6 turbo STOCK. Simply amazing, i highly suggest you buy one. Preowned is very affordable. I highly recommend buying one. Get one new if u have the dough.

Pros: Everything

Cons: Small back seat

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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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A design classic always the Saab. Loved by designers. Read More

2009 Saab 9-3 Reviews

Review By Guru8PVQC

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

Review By GuruTCKSZ

The SAAB is a GREAT value, as long as you have a mechanic that will fix them reasonably. Really fun to drive, great features only found on high end luxury cars, German engineering (German components,... Read More

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