Saab 9-3 Model Overview

Saab 9-3 Questions

Bench Test Accelerator Pedal?

Purchased recently at auction. Engine will not rev past 2,700 rpm, bad idle. New coils, new throttle body (calibrated), cleaned H24 connector and various other connectors, including ECM, plugged ...

1999 Saab 9 3 Series Top Will Not Go Down

1999 Saab 9 3 Series convertible top will not go down

Why Is My Exhaust Smoking?

I drive a 2000 Saab 9-3 and when I drive with my new oil cap on it smokes out of the exhaust. I had broke my old one so I ordered the new one and just taped on the broken oil cap. When I drive wit...

Why Is My Power Steering So Stiff While Driving?

I put power steering fluid in my car but it still drives stiff afterwards....it literally did not help...what can it be?

2007 Saab 93 2.0 T Convertible Left Turn Signal And Left Low Beam Failure.

Just had both side low beams replaced. Three days later the Sid showed left low beam and left turn signal failure. Restarted the car and the Sid show "check ok". Got out of the car and checked the...

Saab 9-3 Overview

The Saab 9-3 is the direct descendant of the legendary Saab 900. Their changing of the guard occurred in 1998, as the 9-3 debuted as a 1999.

The major differences in the 9-3 were behind the scenes, rather than on the surface; much in the way of technical improvement marked this new model. But the big departure cane in 2003, when the 9-3 became a four-door sedan, a notable change from the typical Saab hatchback. It has also been available as a convertible since 2004.

The Swedish carmaker's 5-passenger sport sedan has as its main competitors these other European-branded cars: the Audi A-4, the BMW 3 Series, and the Volvo S Series. Each is considered a sporty luxury sedan, with slightly varying emphasis on handling, safety, performance, and plushness.

Every Saab 9-3 features a turbocharged engine, whether it's 4- or 6-cylinder. The original theme of the manufacturer lives on, with the driver's "cockpit" reminiscent of that of a jet aircraft. As always in Saab tradition, the ignition is located not to the right of the steering wheel, but down at the base of the center console.

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