Date: Thu, 08 Jul 1999 01:02:21 -0700
From: "Michael C. Wright" <>
Subject: Re: Buying a 96 900 SE

My wife has a 96 900SE V6. She also owned a 95 900SE V6 and put 60,000 miles on it before trading it for a used 96 in 1998. The 96 year seems to be a much better car than her 95. The paint is better, and she has had no major problems in the first 26,000 miles. It (like the 95) is an automatic. We liked both cars, but the 96 seems faster and more solid. We'll get a 9-3 next time around. ---------- In article <7lun09$2rt$>, wrote: > Hey Folks, > > I owned an 85 900S years ago and loved the car (except for the > acceleration). So its time to buy a car again and I'm looking for > another Saab. > > I've got a chance to buy a '96 900 SE with about 28,000 Miles on it. > It seems to have just about all the options. What is a fair price? > I've heard about reliability problems on the 94-96 models... is that a > legitimate concern? Anything I should look out for? It has about a > year left on the warranty. Should I consider extending that for a few > years? > > Also, when I tried to put the car into 5th gear the shifter slid all > the way to the right (above reverse). After a few tries I was able to > get it into 5th by not going all the way over. When I turned off the > car I was able to slip it into reverse without pulling up the handle. > The dealer said that they would fix it tomorrow. Is this a big deal? > > Thanks in advance... > Cheers, > Jeff > > > Sent via > Share what you know. Learn what you don't.

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