Date: Tue, 7 May 2002 00:45:03 -0400
From: "Geo" <nonopsamom>
Subject: Re: 1999 9-5SE 170hp 4 cylinder MPG?


I'm getting 32-34mpg US highway, 21-22 city with my 93 9000CSET, 5-spd, 151k miles. How can you beat that? Basically the same 2.3 engine. Natural Light Black and White Photography http://www.phastnet.com/~geos/ -George- "AJ023" <aj023nopsamcom> wrote in message news:20020504121530.06894.00006440nopsamf.aol.com... > Hello. I am in the market for another car. I was reading the car magazines > and consumer reports, and the 1999 Saab 9-5SE got nice writeups and also had > the best reliability of the Euro sedans to boot. Is the 4 cylinder engine the > better engine in terms of reliability and maintanence over the 6 cylinder? > Also in terms of fuel economy, I noticed that the rated MPG figures here in the > USA are actually on par with some 6 cylinder engines. Is it true that this 4 > cylinder car would cost the same in fuel as one of those 6 cylinder cars? I > would have thought that since its a 4 cylinder, it would be alot cheaper in > fuel costs than any 6 cylinder engine. > >

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