Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 13:00:19 GMT
From: "Rami" <raminopsamrro.fi>
Subject: Re: Saab 9-5, Volvo V60, or Audi A6


My vote is for Saab. I have a 9000cde and a Volvo 740 td which is of course worse in really icy roads due its rear wheel drive. Before I bought Saab I test drove many different cars, couple of them where 4wd and I find out that even here in northern Finland 4wd is actually needed only if you are towing something all the time or driving in forest or bad snowy roads. Buy the way one test driver here in Finland said once years ago that 4wd means that you can get stuck in worse places than ever and get more trouble getting out. Rami "shs" <shsnopsami.com> kirjoitti viestiss”:6Rs4a.163395$HN5.695729nopsamnsc51.ops.asp.att.net... > Thanks for the responses. Dollar for dollar, the Saab or Volvo seem the > better deal, and I happen to like the styling of the Saab more than the > Volvo (also better legroom in the rear of the Saab, almost non-existent in > the Volvo). The issue now gets down to the fact that Saab is front wheel, > not AWD. Thoughts? We've had a really bad winter here, and I'd like to make > a decision that I won't regret. If the Saab was an AWD, it'd be a > no-brainer. > > "shs" <shsnopsami.com> wrote in message > news:sYf4a.141667$SD6.6624nopsamnsc03... > > Which would you choose if you were out there buying a new car? It's > snowing > > nonstop here in Boston, and it's time for me to get a decent winter car. > > > > > >

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