Input on Saab 9-5

Discussion in 'Automotive' started by Bernie, Aug 18, 2004.

  1. Bernie

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    I know that Saab's are not the type of car that people on here talk about very often (if ever) but I was wondering if anybody has any experiences with them, (particularly the 9-5) and any issues, concerns or service problems that I should be aware of. Thanks.
     
  2. John Doe

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    What year/model/engine/trans/bodystyle/trim level would you be looking at?

    Slightly more information than none is generally the best way to get the answers you are after.
     
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    Like Pats says, but be warned saab has some pricey parts....
     
  4. preludacris

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    Too much money to fix. You can more than likely get a better car that can be easily maintained than a Saab.
     
  5. John Doe

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    Thing is, Saabs can be very reliable and therefore cost very little to fix.. because there isn't much to fix.
     
  6. preludacris

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    The same could be said about BMW, Mercedes....even Acura, all are reliable cars.
    But around here, it will cost you and arm and a leg to fix a Saab. Especially a used car, maintainance is a given when buying a used car.
     
  7. Bernie

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    I'm looking at a 2001 9-5 Aero Wagon in the pewter colour - 2.3 liter, 5 speed, turbo (of course), pretty loaded and in super shape. I drove a 99 6 cylinder last year and it was an interesting car to drive - they definitely feel different. I have two kids that play hockey, basketball and soccer, so I need space for gear but still want to have a somewhat sporty vehicle. My main concern is servicing here in Halifax. Would I have to take it to the dealer on Kempt road ($79 an hour for Saab service) or is there somebody who is good with this make. I have heard that there is a guy in the northend that is great with these but still not sure.
     
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    I love the new 9-5s :eek:
     
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