Date: 16 Aug 2004 16:04:40 -0700 From: jsh1120nospamast.net (jsh1120) Subject: Re: Saabaru
"WitchDr" <Witch**DRnospamnobulkemail.net.ru> wrote in message news:<3YWdnWzuTs3PGILcRVn-qQnospamphia.com>... > > ...By the time you end up with what you want, your at $30K. Kind of steep > considering the showroom had a 9-3 Arc that was reasonable optioned, manual > trans for $31,500. The 9-3 Arc is such a nice car inside, it's not even > close. Had I been able to walk away with a 9-2X for $23K, I'd have seriously > considered it. Instead I opted for a much much cheaper "pre-owned" > Viggen....and it is soooooooo nice and unbelievably fast. Maybe the 9-2X is > a tad faster but I'll take the minor hit because the Viggen is so far ahead > of the 9-2X in terms of looks, interior, etc. My choice was an '04 9-5 ARC wagon at about $9000 off msrp of $40.5K. Needed a wagon for the canine portion of the family so the 9-3 wasn't an option. Love the 2.3T turbo. Not as quick as the 9-2X, but far less "peaky" engine.