Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2003 15:20:06 +0100
From: mickx <>
Subject: Re: New 9-3 Sport saloon - Fuel Economy?

Sean Barclay wrote: > I get between 28 and 31. > > > "" <> wrote in message > news:3f66d851$0$12156$ > >>Hello! >> >>I am considering moving to the new Saab 9-3 from my current car (Lexus >>IS200). The only negative thing I've heard about the 9-3 is that fuel >>economy is supposed to be very poor - quoted in a recent magazine review > > as > >>23-25mpg on a good day. >> >>Has anyone had experience first hand, either of the 1.8 or 2.0, preferably >>with auto box attached. I currently get 28-34 combined with the Lex and >>don't want to see my fuel bill increase too much if it can be helped. >> >>Any advice greatly appreciated. >> >>Thanks >> >> > > > Sean Can you share your thoughts on the new model, in time I guess I will update, but I am keen to hear the pro's & con's from the man in the street. PS Forgive me if this thread has already been discussed, am 2 months new to the group :)

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