2006 Saab 9-5 User Reviews

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2006 Saab 9-5 SportReview
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Hotness — I was looking for an '06 or newer wagon to haul my musical equipment with greater ease. As soon as i saw this one with the color combination, the sport package (aka Aero, since '06 was the only year without an "Aero" badge, even though the vin suggests otherwise), and the visibility package (xenon headlights, parking assistant, rain sensing wipers), I was sold!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Love the looks of this car. Been a Saab owner for around 10 years. Just bought this one mid august '14, so I'm still learning it. The 2 tone leather seats sold me. As well as the jet black pain with dark tinted windows, xenon headlights, etc. Its just a stellar car.

Cons: Hard to say at this moment. my '02 9-5 was a headache, but i knew it would be (99-04 were some troubled years for saab...). I imagine parts aren't gonna be any cheaper than they were for my previous saabs, and I'm sure they won't be any easier to find. Its all a labor of love...

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2006 Saab 9-5 2.3TReview
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Better Than Public Preception. — This car gives me features and creature comforts found in $40K cars at a fourth of the cost! Saabs have a distinct sound when running. Whereas with some cars you aren't sure if they're running or not. Not the case with Saabs. Their slogan is "Born of Jets". Totally applies.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Styling looks like cars 6-7 years newer.  Great gas mileage but with lots of power.  Comfortable ride on long trips.  Lots of leg room for all passengers.

Cons: Some services can only be done by a Saab mechanic.

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Its My Baby — For pure refinement in the pleasure of effort free motoring I highly recommend the Saab 95 2.0ltr Linear Estate its practicle for sleeping in for when the rear seats are folded down there is 8 ft to stretch out in .

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: When you ask it to go it goes up to 140mph

Cons: None

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Too Little Too Late — I love the solid saab quality, still build to last handling is still one of the best in its class but too old, too cheap inside (gm radio panel same as in a daewoo!! I''l buy the new one if saab can survive

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: it really handless and remains comfortable

Cons: old, low quality interior

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2006 Saab 9-5 2.3TReview
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Oh I Wish I Had A Muscle Car — Roomy enough, the seats could be more compfortable however. Geat 6 disk cd changer, xm radio, but not so fond of onstar, theyre not always acurate w directions and compass, better invest in a navigation system than talking to the onstar fools. back to the car, drives really smooth, pretty fast and a very safe car. almost wish i got a bmw, but then again am i really that pretentious? really i shoulda got a muscle car from the 60s or 70s :)

Pros: good car overall.  baught it mostly because its a safe car, gets decent milage, not a lot of people drive sabbs so its somewhat unique, xm radio is awesome, moonroof is cool, doesnt need oil changes hardly ever

Cons: seats could be more copfortable, cup holders could be better, when it does need to be fixed parts can cost,

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vs2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK 350 Convertible
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Family Car Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK 350 Convertible worse.
"More space."
Value Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK 350 Convertible better.
"All around better experience."

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Reviews From Other Years

2011 Saab 9-5 Reviews

176,000 Miles And Still Going Strong By Viggen1

We custom ordered this 9-5 arc from Sweden in 2004 and after 176,000 it is still going strong. Mobil1 0w 40 every 5,000 miles and routine transmission fluid flushed are the key. This is a great famil... Read More

Saab's Best Model By jamiller01

Overall I am very pleased with this car. Having replaced my 2001 9-5 I had expectations that were certainly met with this next generation model. Missing only the overhead aviation light, this model r... Read More

2010 Saab 9-5 Reviews

One Of The Most Distinctive Looking Cars On The Road By Viggen1

This is probably one of the best riding SAABs ever built. BMW and Mercedes do not compare with the legroom in the rear or the ride quality. Drive Sense really makes a difference when switched to spo... Read More

The Most Advanced Saab Ever Built By saabfanchi

Love that it has everything except ventilated seats! It has navigation, voice commands, rear seat DVD entertainment system, all wheel drive, amazingly unique stylling, power, heads up display, adapti... Read More

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

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

Love This Car. By Jacob

This is a very fast car that has interesting fun Swedish quirks. The inside is spacious and this is the first car I don't sit all the way back in. Slow from a start, this 3800 pound vehicle jumps... Read More

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