Date: Fri, 03 Apr 1998 14:42:01 -0600
Subject: Re: Just ordered 9-5

In article <6g2ovk$nhd$>, wrote: > > > I've owned a 1990 Saab 900S since it was new and I've really liked it. I test > drove a new 9-5 last week, though . . . What a fantastic car! The clutch and > steering are much lighter than on my 900, but I'll adjust. Handling is > superb, and the 170 hp engine is a capable power plant. > > Enjoy your new car! I'll probably jump on board this summer. > > Regards, > Robert > > In article <>, > "Williams" <> wrote: > > > > Hey all, > > > > Just ordered my first Saab (a 9-5). Would be interested in any info > > from fellow Saab owners like: > > > > 1. Is the 2.3, 170 hps turbo ballsy enough? > > 2. How's the maintenance sched? > > 3. Has anyone else test driven a 9-5? Opinions vs. the 900 and 9000. > > > > Any other info you'd think I'd be interested in. > > > > Thanks, > > > > Mike > > Mike Did you really put a deposit down on a 9-5? Wouldn't you want these questions answered before you made your decision? How much off sticker did you get? And Robert- I checked out a 9-5 too, but I didn't get a chance to test drive it. Like you, I was very impressed, to say the least. I didn't think much of the pictures I had seen, but when I saw it in person I was blown away. My first thought was "this must be the sport model". I looked inside, saw the all the wood trim and nice seats covered in gorgeous leather. Got to be 40 grand I thought. Then I saw the sticker: 32 plus change! I couldn't believe it! I've been seriously considering a 98 Passat, but this Saab has got me thinking. Should I spend this much on a car? Will my wife let me? Is it wise to buy a first year model from Saab (I heard the 94 900 had lots of problems). My guess is that Saab cannot keep the price this low for long. steve -----== Posted via Deja News, The Leader in Internet Discussion ==----- Now offering spam-free web-based newsreading

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