Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 11:36:46 +0100
From: H. <musicboxnopsamrider.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Any word on a Saab Diesel?


There has been a 2.2 turbo diesel in the Uk since 1998, and the 9-5 has just been handed a choice of diesels coinciding with the changes to the 2002 model. 3.0V6 diesel, or the same 2.2 from the 9-3. The choice is yours - the 3.0V6 has almost as much torque as the 9-5 Aero... drove one yesterday - VERY impressed. Not as economic as the best Audi diesels, but there again, it's a nicer car than an A6!!! (Please don't start those arguments again either! Toyata v Saab is getting a little dull - pansy jap versus pig-iron Swede, no comparison, no competition!) On Wed, 17 Oct 2001 06:49:44 -0000, "Paul" <nonopsam.com> wrote: >Greetings, all > >Anyone know if Saab makes a diesel? Any plans for one in the US? Europe? > >I've got a '99 9-5 wagon -- gets 28-30 mpg hwy (which is 'fair' in my book) >but just sux around town -- 20-25 mpg....and god help you if you drive it >hard. It's a decent car but I'm looking for improved milage on my next >car. > >TIA > >Paul

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