Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2003 02:48:46 -0400 From: "Michael S. Jessop" <candiazoonopsamcom> Subject: Re: New 9-3 Sport saloon - Fuel Economy?
I have been averaging 30 mpg since I bought the car in early July. (Sometimes more, sometimes less depending on ration of highway to city travel). Mike J. In article <3f66d851$0$12156$7b0f0fd3nopsamral.news.newnet.co.uk>, news.mistral.co.uk <jeff.nospamnopsamswell.co.uk> wrote: : Hello! : : I am considering moving to the new Saab 9-3 from my current car (Lexus : IS200). The only negative thing I've heard about the 9-3 is that fuel : economy is supposed to be very poor - quoted in a recent magazine review as : 23-25mpg on a good day. : : Has anyone had experience first hand, either of the 1.8 or 2.0, preferably : with auto box attached. I currently get 28-34 combined with the Lex and : don't want to see my fuel bill increase too much if it can be helped. : : Any advice greatly appreciated. : : Thanks : :