I really don't have much experience in this except that the autobody shops can charge a fortune for relatively trivial repairs, so this will likely cost quite a good amount to fix properly using a shop. Really depends how deep the damage is, but any paint work is costly alone. I am assuming the car is Canadian? Unfortunately the OG9-3's on the market here are mostly trashed, rusty, and high mileage so if you compare with recently sold cars in Canada, most are selling for well south of $3k. Convincing the insurer to look at cars sold in the American market might be a challenge (it's really not the same) and very few TSN listings are Canadian.
I think if you have some evidence (rust free, recent work, low mileage etc) that it was a creampuff, it is likely worth haggling. On the upside, there are lots of people dumping saabs cheap up here still, so if it is not repairable, there should be something out there.Posts in this Thread:
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