Date: Mon, 19 Jan 1998 21:13:22 GMT
From: cbainesnopsamdu (Chris)
Subject: Re: SAAB repair -- Is it true what they say?

Hey Joel, I have had two SAABS so far (I'm 19yo....i love them). One was an ANCIENT 1984 900 Turbo and the present one is a 92 900s. Both of my cars have had their moments in the shop, but they are usually in the shop because the people who owned them before me were lax in caring for them. Once I got them back to fully working and keep the maintenence up, they go on forever. The 84 has about 150,000 miles on it and is going strong, while the 92 has nearly 100,000 on it and purrs like a kitten. They are GREAT cars, but just like every other european car they MUST be taken care of...... And from all the people I know who own the convertible......if you buy it, it won't be your last!!! --Chris On Sun, 18 Jan 1998 18:44:32 -0800, wrote: >Joel Silverman wrote: >> I am thinking about buying a new Saab 900 S convertible, but am worried >> about the Saab's "reputation" for being in the mechanic's garage as often as >> it's in your own garage. Is this reputation deserved? Is it as true with >> Saab's more recent cars? >> >> Thanks, >> Joel >> ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ ____ >> Joel Silverman >> Atlanta, Georgia >> >> (address modified to minimize spam - to reply, remove "xx"s) > >Saab customer return buyer rate is well into 90%, last time I looked. >That should tell you exactly what kind of car relationship you may be >getting into. > >I own an 1997 900 SE. Great car, I love it. These cars will require >regular maintenance, but from what I heard, if you take care of it, it >will take care of you. > >-Dima

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