Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2001 00:04:54 GMT
From: ziggynopsamplace.invalid
Subject: Re: Buying first used Saab (UK) - advice sought!


I said.... buy a Toyota instead. On Sun, 14 Oct 2001 00:00:09 +0100, "ooglewoogle" <glen.rutherfordnopsamorld.com> wrote: >:)hi grunff... >:) >:)thanks very much for your reply...very helpful! >:) >:)one other thing - i was wondering what mpg you got on >:)both of your saabs? >:) >:)thanks again >:) >:)glen >:) >:) >:)"Grunff" <runffnopsamo.co.uk> wrote in message >:)news:KS_x7.15104$fo2.1674571nopsam6-win.server.ntlworld.com... >:)> On the whole, 9000s are better value than 900s. However, 900s are simpler >:)to >:)> work on, which means easier maintenance if you diy, or cheaper labour if >:)you >:)> use a garage. Parts prices are verty similar. >:)> >:)> They're very different cars, so decide which you like best. I have both, >:)and >:)> love them for different reasons. 900s are lots of fun, handle nicely, >:)corner >:)> well, but are not very modern feeling. They are, IMHO, the definitive >:)Saab. >:)> >:)> 9000s OTOH are more modern, smoother, more refined. Much more comfy for >:)> longer journeys than 900s, but not as much fun, and not as good round >:)> corners. >:)> >:)> Don't let high miles scare you, 150k is no problem. What's important is >:)that >:)> the car's been taken care of. The oil should be clean, and you should have >:)> significant service history. Especially important for turbo cars. >:)> >:)> Good luck. >:)> >:)> >:)> Grunff >:)> >:)> >:)

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