Date: Tue, 10 Mar 1998 13:27:15 +0000
From: jaggnopsamrlog.com
Subject: Re: Constructive Criticism 95 900 SE


In article <3504A2F6.42FBnopsam.net>, davidwnopsam.net wrote: > Mark wrote: > > > > I've got my eye on a 1995 900 SE and I've heard a few negative comments. If you own or > > have owned a similar model, and are not a Volvo, Audi or BMW saboteur, I would love some > > constructive critism. > > > > I have owned a few older Saabs 1976 99 and a 1983 900 and although they had a few > > problems they were great cars. > > > > Will I be making a $20,000 mistake? > > > > Thanks for your time. > > Mark > Mark, I don't have a "new" Saab (post-93), but I've heard enough both on this newsgroup and from various mechanics to tell you to STAY AWAY FROM THE V-6. The '95 with a V4 (turbo or non-turbo) is supposed to be better than the '94, but to be truly safe you should try to buy a year or two newer. Whatever you do, make sure you get the car checked out thoroughly by an independent mechanic (CAA has a great program here in Canada where you can go to an authorized garage and have a complete inspection done for only $75, and it is very, very thorough - I knew EXACTLY what I was getting into with my '87 900S before I bought it). Probably best to go to a Saab specialist. Good luck! Jeff. -- "Hope" is the thing with feathers - That perches in the soul - And sings the tune without the words And never stops - at all. - Emily Dickinson

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