Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 19:55:42 +0200 From: "James A. Barbour" <jamesnopsams.co.uk> Subject: Re: Saab's reliable or not??????
Assembled in the US? Nooooooooo. Not yet, anyway, although they are talking about building the awful new badge-engineered Saab/Caddy soft-roader at a Pontiac plant somewhere. But for now they're all still built in Sweden except the convertibles, which are put together in Finland I think. Cheers James in article NgND6.11356$Ce4.1048772nopsam1.rdc1.ct.home.com, Xorg at xorgnopsamam.visto.com wrote on 20/4/01 4:36 am: > We have a 99 9-3 with 30K miles on it, and it is by far the most troublefree > car we've ever owned. > > The only flaw or problem we've ever had was a broken heat switch - replaced > free under warranty. > > This being said, I have noted some difference between various 99 models. > Our car was clearly a later run and was assembled overseas. It has a cup > holder in the dash, which some earlier 9-3's from that year don't, and we > don't have the GM sticker on the handhold inside the window. > > Of note, those cars seem to have been assembled in the USA, and the people > I've met who complain about their Saabs all have this particular model of > 9-3. > > Xorg