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Saab 9-3 Saloon 1.9 TiD (150bhp) Turbo Edition 4d (2009/59)

Saab 9-3 Saloon 1.9 TiD (150bhp) Turbo Edition 4d (2009/59) - Owner Review

Easy to drive, comfortable, easy drive, economical.
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Review submitted by
Craig Beavis on

Saab 9-3 Saloon (02-11)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Is an executive motor and drives like it, looks good and has a bit of class.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Big car, nice looking, comfy.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yeah, but would want the warranty to be valid, may go for the complete Aero if had another choice.

What are you likely to buy next?
Merc C220 or Audi A5, BMW 325.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Didn't buy from a dealer

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£7,500

When did you buy the car?
December 2012

Did you get a good deal and why?
Against forecourt prices I got a good deal for the quality of the car and the extras it has.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Sat nav & leather interior.

What was the dealer like?
-

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very easy, comfort beyond belief on long drives.

What's it like to park?
Easy, big car so have that in mind but parking sensors help and easy viewing around car.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
I have had to search hard to get suspension parts for rear, which cost a few hundred but was told this was just unlucky and the gearbox selector went which I was told was common. Wouldn't have expected this as it's only 3 yrs old and would have been covered by warranty.

What's most practical about your car?
Easy to drive, comfortable, easy drive, economical.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Sat nav until it was stolen, great bit of Pioneer kit.

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