Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 22:47:28 -0400
From: Four Weis <mweinopsamcom>
Subject: Re: Turbo and Gas MPG...


I don't know what Saab did to the 9-3 2.0 NA engine, but I get 30 mpg with my 2.0 NA Saab 900 with a manual transmission. Maybe Sweden has some different emissions standards or something to explain the poor mileage. Goran Larsson wrote: > In article <38F2664D.DECDEB61nopsamcom>, Four Weis <mweinopsamcom> wrote: > > > Compare apples to apples and oranges to oranges. The same four cylinder > > engine with and without a turbo in the same car. In this case the NA engine > > probably will get better mileage, just because most drivers, if given a turbo > > will use it. > > The Saab 9-3 is still available with a 2.0 NA here in Sweden. That > combination has the worst fuel consumption of the 2.0 Saab engines > and what I have heard is that it will not be available the next model > year due to the poor fuel economy. This will make Saab turbo only. > > -- > Göran Larsson hoh AT approve DOT se > Senior Systems Analyst

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