Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2001 00:00:09 +0100 From: "ooglewoogle" <glen.rutherfordnopsamorld.com> Subject: Re: Buying first used Saab (UK) - advice sought!
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 > >