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Saab 9-3 Saloon 2.2TiD Vector 4d (2004/04)

Saab 9-3 Saloon 2.2TiD Vector 4d (2004/04) - Owner Review

sometimes it starts and you can go places in it.
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Review submitted by
Tom Scott on

Saab 9-3 Saloon (02-11)

Summary

1 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I'm a bit up myself and I am happy to flush bucketloads of money down the toilet.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They like it - especially my local garage who absolutely love it.

Would you buy this car again and why?
If Saab was the last car maker on earth I'd buy a bus pass.

What are you likely to buy next?
Anything Japanese

Buying experience

1 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£6,500

When did you buy the car?
May 2007

Did you get a good deal and why?
No - he tucked me up good and proper

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
It looked like a lot of car for the money. Little did I know there was a big catch!

What was the dealer like?
sneaky

Driving it

3 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
when it goes, and there is nothing wrong with it, it's quite nice. Not earth shatteringly fast though.

What's it like to park?
fine

Living with it

2 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
How long have you got - just about everything has broken. The main issue is the cost of replacement parts. Eg. new headlight £700, door mirror glass £80, electric window motor £350 and the big one, Fuel pump £2,000 (yes, not a mistype)

What's most practical about your car?
sometimes it starts and you can go places in it.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
engine

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