Date: Mon, 09 Nov 1998 17:54:44 GMT
From: r600nopsamejanews.com
Subject: Re: 9-3 $$$$$


In article <724bjg$i1c$1nopsam3.Belgium.EU.net>, "Johan LAUWERS" <lauwers.sablonnopsam.be> wrote: > Hi Linda, > > I like your short and to the point remarks about Saab. > > From an incredible saab-fan. > > Johan. > > E-mail : johan.lauwersnopsampt.be > Bwitchinnopsam.net heeft geschreven in bericht ... > > > >just interested....what are the other makes > >you're comparing ? > > Linda > > > > <maxmavennopsamport.com> writes: > > > >> I just got a "quote" for a new 9-3 SE 5-speed (200hp, new cup holder) of > >> $33,800. > >> > >> Are they nuts? This is another $1,300 more than current suggested > >> retail. > >> > >> World market for cars is down and most other dealers are "dealing". > >> Saab (or the dealer) just raised prices? > >> > >> Sure the Saab is a great car. I am a first time buyer, above average > >> income, and I am not cheap. I shop value, not only price. But after I > >> pay for a CD player and a few extras for a 9-3 Saab, the price will be > >> near 35k. I can spend $11,000 less and get less, but not 11K less in > >> value. I can spend a few more thousand and get alot more. Does Saab > >> know that there is competition? > >> > >> I have picked out a few cars to buy, one a few thousand more, and one a > >> whole lot less than the Saab. I buy value and compare what I can get > >> for my money. Saab is a good car. I would like to buy it. In > >> Portland, Oregon (USA), prices paid are near suggested retail, and you > >> wait 6-8 weeks to get a car. Dealer inventories in Portland are low on > >> the 9-3 and pretty good on the 9-5. Competition for other cars makes > >> is so is much better and there is NO wait. If I buy another make, I > >> doubt Saab will ever be a car in my future. > >> > >> I will be calling Saab customer service in Norcross, Georgia > >> (1-800-955-9007) to find out more. > >> > >> Max > >> "Perhaps, maybe, depending, a new Saab owner, otherwise not" > >> > >> Compare the 9-3 to a comparably-equipped A4 or new 3-series and you're looking at a lot more than $33k for those cars. Lots of performance, quantitative safety (according to IIHS, lowest accident injury rate of any mid-size car sold in the U.S. based on real accidents, not crash tests), innovative features, fully-equipped with things other cars don't even offer and unparelleled versatility. Suddenly $33k for a 9-3 doesn't sound so bad anymore, does it? > > > > > > -----------== Posted via Deja News, The Discussion Network ==---------- http://www.dejanews.com/ Search, Read, Discuss, or Start Your Own

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