Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 21:14:29 -0400
From: Four Weis <mweinopsamcom>
Subject: Re: What can you fit in a 9-3?


Thank you for your compliment, since you are implying a classic 900 or 9000 holds as much as a 747 cargo conversion. This is not true, but you also believe it is totally unfair to compare the cargo capacity of a classic 900 or 9000 to the 9-3, which may be true. Malcom and others have used a classic 900 as a camper, but I would suspect the 9-3 is also capable of sleeping two adults in the back as well. The minimal lip(liftover) at the floor of the back of a car may not be a big thing if you are young and have a healthy back, but why does Saab make such a big thing over this "design feature" in the 9-5 wagon? You have to pay the extra money for the 9-5 wagon when this "design feature" was standard in the classic Saabs. My back is not as strong as it used to be so I got an old classic hatchback to use as a cargo hauler - because it has no lip in the back. Phil Born wrote: > Perhaps, but the question relates to the 9-3. You might as well be saying > you can fit much more stuff in a 747 cargo conversion. > > "Nilsa and Barry Mabel" <mabelsnopsamp.rr.com> wrote in message > news:CTCw8.190086$GF1.25595722nopsamoon.nyroc.rr.com... > > The original (classic) 900 and 9000 hatchbacks hold even more and have > less > > 'lift over'. > > > > Tio Barry > > "Josh" <joshRemoveThisToMailMegrantnopsam.ca> wrote in message > > news:FHBw8.27819$N16.1136882nopsam1.calgary.shaw.ca... > > > Does anybody else have stories about the cargo capacity of their sporty, > > > luxurious 9-3? We've fit a full-sized stove in the hatch, and another > > time > > > we fit a 9 cubic foot freezer, being able to close the hatch and see out > > of > > > the mirrors both times! > > > > > > What other car drives like a 9-3 and can hold that much stuff? ;-) > > > > > > > > > >

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