Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 02:02:12 GMT
From: Linus <rickmnopsamam.yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: should a buy a saab


On Sun, 24 Aug 2003 21:13:43 -0400, "Kenneth S." <nimrodnopsams.com> wrote: >> > Perhaps current model Saabs are more reliable. It seems from the U.S. >publication Consumer Reports that they are. But the question here was >about mid-90s Saabs. On the basis of my experience, and what I have >seen elsewhere, it seems clear to me that Saabs of this vintage are >significantly less reliable than other used cars. They are also more >expensive to repair. That's a fatal combination, and it goes a long way >to explain the high rate of depreciation of Saabs. A high rate of >depreciation is something that is of concern to me, because I expect >very soon to be trading in this car, and I will be looking around for >another used car that I can expect to be more reliable, and less >expensive to maintain. Thanks for the info Kenneth. It seems that there are a lot of disgruntled Saab owners and I am scratching this vintage of Saab off my list. May still look at some of the more classic 900 styles with a Turbo 4. After a lot of research, I'm still quite apprehensive though.

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