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Saab 9-3 Saloon 2.2TiD Vector 4d (2003/52)

Saab 9-3 Saloon 2.2TiD Vector 4d (2003/52) - Owner Review

Vector model with traction control is really good on windy roads in all conditions! Great overall ride quality.
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Saab 9-3 Saloon (02-11)

Value

4 out of 5

Decent motor when rated aginst Audi / BMW / Volvo.

Costs

4 out of 5

Good overall... servicing intervals 1800 miles lead to lower service costs for high mileage drivers... such as me!

Driving

5 out of 5

Vector model with traction control is really good on windy roads in all conditions! Great overall ride quality.

Performance

4 out of 5

A bit thirsty against other diesel engines, but quick and not too noisy.

Reliability

3 out of 5

A couple of software issues have needed visits to dealer in between services, but no major problems.

Image

5 out of 5

I think it looks superb and better than the common BM and Audi brands.

Comfort

5 out of 5

Quality all the way and great to drive all day.

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Insurance group: 23

Security

5 out of 5

No problems yet!

Service

1 out of 5

Service from Brecks in York has got noticeably worse since they moved to new premises. Humberside SAAB in Grimsby and Alexanders in Thornaby are faultless.

Problems

Bodywork
-

Engine
Engine management system software bugs... 2 causing loss of power.

Gearbox
-

Other
Power steering seal pulling in air and causing squeaky steering at low speed... sorted under warranty.

Ownership

Did you buy the car new?
No

Would you buy the same model again?
No

Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?
Yes