Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2004 07:52:48 GMT From: "James Sweet" <jamessweetnospamail.com> Subject: Re: Help needed! 900s or 900 se?
"LauraK" <lkrznospamcomnospam> wrote in message news:20040703193333.29866.00000789nospam18.aol.com... > >I'm shopping for my first second hand saab and looking for a convertible > >(I'm a woman!), and don't know the difference between the 900s and the > >900se. Looking at 1996/1997 models. Non turbo. Automatic. > > Get a turbo. Saab is known for their turbos. Saab turbos are relatively trouble > free. Non-turbo Saab engines don't have good reputations, overall. > With the turbo, you won't be lagging behind anybody, but will still have the > fuel efficiency of a 4-cylinder. > You can probably get a better deal on a manual transmission. > The non-turbo Saab engines are every bit as good as the turbo engines other than being less powerful. While the turbos are good, they do require more meticulous maintenance, gotta change the oil on time every time and it's highly recommended to run synthetic.