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2008 Saab 9-3 2.0TReview
Melissa writes:
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In A Hurry? — Excellant handling. If you need to get somewhere quick, this car will get you there! Great on gas, Cockpit is well designed and user freindly. Easy to maintain. The car is still new so no reports on maintenance just yet. Hard to believe it is under 250HP! If you really want to have some fun, switch it to manual mode :-)

Pros: Exterior design, Simplicity, Great on gas

Cons: Saab does not have Bluetooth technology :-(

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2008 Saab 9-3 AeroReview
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Saab (sob) Stories — Cheap interior relative to the wifey's Audi. Needs a stiffer suspension even though sport tuned. Amazing torque and precision for FWD. I've had 3 Saabs, best one to date...want the Turbo X wagon next. WHen you need groceries, you need them fast.

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2008 Saab 9-3 2.0T ConvertibleReview
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Saab 9.3 Is A Practical, Fun, Safer And Quality Car — Purchased as my daily driver in AZ, I enjoy the 2.0 Turbocharged Engine. I thought it would be light on power but it is definitely adequate for the car. I opted for a fuly loaded 2.0T with nav and the optional sand top and Fusion Blue Exterior. Gets about 28MPG on the highway and looks reall nice with the top up or down!

Pros: Mileage, Style, and exclusivity

Cons: NO V8 Rumble and performance

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2008 Saab 9-3 2.0TReview
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Beautiful And Fast — Fairly rare, yet highly underrated. Turbo adds alot of power all around, and interior is very smooth.

Pros: Fast, Gorgeous, Head-turner

Cons: stock rims detract from exterior of car, unless you get the Aero

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2008 Saab 9-3 AeroReview
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Swedish Stunner — A realistic alternative to BMW 3 series, Audi A4 and Mercedes C Class. Not as common but just as expensive!

Pros: The Turbo and the leather!

Cons: Like all small executive level cars, low level of standard specification

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2008 Saab 9-3 2.0TReview
dbcoyle writes:
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Very Tight, Very Quick, The Sportcombi Is No-brainer. — I drove about 12 cars over a 1 month period. From Volvo, BMW, Audi, Subaru, Cadillac, VW, Acura, even Ford .... the list goes on. My 2nd choice was a Subaru Legacy GT specB, but they couldn't find one with a stick on the east coast. So I finally hiked 30 miles to my nearest Saab dealer, drove the 9-3, and I knew that was it. It is the ONLY car with: manual transmission, 200+hp 4-cyl turbo, NO navigation(!), seat warmers (important), except for the Subaru. But for essentially the same price, I didn't see the Subaru holding up as well as the Saab. It just seemed... to have 1990's fit and finish. When I saw the combi had the same mass, wheelbase, 0-60, etc.. as the sedan, then that was the final option that sold the wife. (That is, I could spend the $ on this without the hastle.) Sometimes I wish I went for the Aero (only $1.8K more for equivalent options), but when I fill up the tank and avg 30mpg, I'm convinced I did the right thing.

Owner for 0 years, 1 months

Primary Use: Family transportation

Miles Driven per Year:12

Pros: everything but Nav, very tight, quick, good mileage, 6-speed stick,

Cons: have to upgrade to the 17" 5-spoke wheels, standard 16" wheels are horribly ugly.  The
dealerships won't do it, has to be found as is from factory.   Don't get the base audio,
upgrade to premium Bose audio.

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2008 Saab 9-3 Aero ConvertibleReview
AMME writes:
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The Seats... The Seats ... The Seats... — I have owned three Saab convertibles, but this is the finest. No problems what-so-ever. Performance and handling are great as is the build quality. A quiet and fun ride. An amazing car, if you enjoy the open air and sun. A truly beautiful automobile

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Driving fun and comfort

Cons: If you do not like the open air

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2008 Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible Review
GuruLJ813 says:
vs2009 Acura MDX SH-AWD with Technology Package
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Back Seats Ranked 2009 Acura MDX SH-AWD with Technology Package better.
"Much more roomy"
Value Ranked 2009 Acura MDX SH-AWD with Technology Package better.
"More value for a family environment."
2008 Saab 9-3 2.0T Review
RBX_GT2 says:
Overall amazing car.
vs2008 Ford Mustang V6 Deluxe Convertible RWD
2008 Saab 9-3 2.0T winning categories:
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Power Ranked 2008 Ford Mustang V6 Deluxe Convertible RWD better.
"Its larger engine."
Handling Ranked 2008 Ford Mustang V6 Deluxe Convertible RWD worse.
"Because its a refined European car."
Looks/Style Ranked 2008 Ford Mustang V6 Deluxe Convertible RWD worse.
"Because its European."
Front Seats Ranked 2008 Ford Mustang V6 Deluxe Convertible RWD worse.
"Theyre more comfortable."
Back Seats Ranked 2008 Ford Mustang V6 Deluxe Convertible RWD worse.
"A lot more legroom, and the existence of rear doors."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2008 Ford Mustang V6 Deluxe Convertible RWD worse.
"More trunk space."
Family Car Ranked 2008 Ford Mustang V6 Deluxe Convertible RWD worse.
"Its rear doors and larger rear seats."
Value Ranked 2008 Ford Mustang V6 Deluxe Convertible RWD worse.
"You can get Saabs for much cheaper than theyre worth."
Would Buy Ranked 2008 Ford Mustang V6 Deluxe Convertible RWD worse.
"Because its a Saab."
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2008 Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible Review
dcnblus says:
Higher performance with six-cylinder engine. My son owns this one - great looking slightly lower, tuned suspension and Aero looks are sharp. Long term reliability may not be as good as 4 cylinder.
vs2008 Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible
2008 Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible winning categories:
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Front Seats Ranked 2008 Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible better.
"Seats are same, just trimmed to look a little nicer"
Would Buy Ranked 2008 Saab 9-3 Aero Convertible better.
"Because its unique and performance can be enhanced even more with turbo 6 cylinder"
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2011 Saab 9-3 Reviews

Review By Saabfan54

Saabs are one of a kind. They are in fact...true gems from Sweden. Read More

Review By Guru9Z8PZW

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

Review By GuruV79J3

Is a nice and exite car for fun on drive Read More

Review By Julesibm

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

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

2006 Saab 9-3 Reviews

Review By Joseph

This car was an excellent car. It got great gas mileage. Read More

Review By chivas

Love saab cars and I’m looking for one now Read More

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