Date: 21 Sep 1998 15:09:57 GMT
From: "RGB" <>
Subject: Re: Saab V-6 reputation

The Saab V-6 non-turbo at 170 HP doesn't have more power than the 185 HP V-4 turbo. This is some of the bad reputation, as some people wonder what the point of owning a V-6 is when the V-4 turbo actually has more power. Just a thought. Roman ----- Advansys Technology Group <> wrote in article <0szM1.946$nR1.728840nopsam6>... > Why do Saab's with a V-6 have such a horrible reputation?????? > > I currently own a '95 Saab SE convertible with a V-6 and have had no > problems whatsoever. It runs and sounds great and obviously offers more > power than the typical 4 banger. I also understand the V-6 is the only line > which offers a traction control system as standard. > > The first time I ever heard about the bad reputation of the V-6 was when I > attempted to trade my car in on a larger car last week. The lot I went to > called a couple of Saab dealerships here in the northwest and everyone told > them to stay away from the V-6 because they are trouble and difficult to > sell. It was like my car had the plague! I was suspicious of this > particular car lot until I heard the same thing from three completely > separate sources. Even Saab dealerships in other states where telling > people the same thing. > > What am I missing????? Do Saabs with the V-6 really suck this bad??? Did I > make a huge mistake when I bought what I thought was a great car?? > Help!!! > Damon B. > > >

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