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Saab 9-3 Saloon 1.9TiD Vector Sport Anniversary (150bhp) 4d Auto (2007/07)

Saab 9-3 Saloon 1.9TiD Vector Sport Anniversary (150bhp) 4d Auto (2007/07) - Owner Review

Large boot space, seats fold flat for extra loading space. Easily carries 4 passengers in comfort. Great fuel economy returning 47+mpg.
5

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Roy Dalton on

Saab 9-3 Saloon 1.9TiD Vector Sport Anniversary (150bhp) 4d Auto (2007/07)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That I like the finer things in life without having to flaunt it.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Family all like it, they think I've grown up! My friend said "That's a posh car you drive".

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, just buy a later model as this car is truly an amazing car to drive and own.

What are you likely to buy next?
Not planning on buying another car, hoping to keep this one. If I win the lottery I'd buy an Aston Martin DBS!

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£6,995

When did you buy the car?
April 2012

Did you get a good deal and why?
Part exchanged my MINI Cooper 52 plate, got £3,995 off list price, paid £3,000 cash.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Wanted a good all rounder car that doesn't stand out.

What was the dealer like?
Very pleasant experience. Very professional, friendly, welcoming. Not at all pushy or watching us look around their showroom. Never drank so much coffee!

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
This car is fantastic, whether its trundling around town, cruising on motorways or zipping around country lanes. Plenty of power always on tap.

What's it like to park?
Really easy to park, rear parking sensors which are not too sensitive.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No, just had it MOT'd and main service done, cost £433. Needed front spring & brakes.

What's most practical about your car?
Large boot space, seats fold flat for extra loading space. Easily carries 4 passengers in comfort. Great fuel economy returning 47+mpg.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Heated door mirrors, boot opens remotely, 10 speaker system giving great sound, lights on doors when opened and parking sensors.

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