Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 21:40:32 -0400 From: Kalman Rubinson <kr4nopsamedu> Subject: Re: Good years and models?
On Thu, 13 Jun 2002 01:18:50 GMT, "X" <xnopsamm> wrote: >Too bad? > >Not so, my end of lease price was $17800, I was able to buy the car for >$13,500 from the lease company with almost no haggling! I know. I may give it a shot. even though I don't really want to BUY it. Kal >"Kalman Rubinson" <kr4nopsamedu> wrote in message >news:h6nfgu4q338akcfqp2mcljdj0b71usnm5tnopsamcom... >> On Wed, 12 Jun 2002 19:06:39 -0400, "JC" <johnc_22nopsamo.com> wrote: >> >> >I'd look for the latest year you can afford in a 9-3SE, while avoiding >1999 >> >if possible. I read the 9-3 board at http://www.saabnet.com religiously >and >> >1999's seem to have more minor glitches than the later years of the 9-3, >and >> >it was the first year for the 9-3, though many will argue it's basically >the >> >same car as the 1998 900. However Saab did proclaim the number of >changes >> >to the '99 9-3 which mostly seem related to some of the gadgetry rather >than >> >engine components. >> >> My 1999 9-3SE is without any glitches and it is a significant >> improvement over the 900. The front suspension, in terms >> of handling and ride as well as immunity to potholes is much >> better than the 1996 900SE I had before. Too bad the lease >> is up next month. >> >> Kal >