Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 20:03:40 -0500 From: Shane Almeida <almeida.spam.is.evilnospam.is.evil.mindless.com> Subject: Re: Looking for "Real-World" Info on 9-3 and/or 9-5
On Tue, 19 Jul 2005 20:52:40 -0400, BRH wrote: > Saab caught my interest when I realized that they are part of the > current GM "employee discount" promotion. On top of that, I have approx > $1500 in points on my GM credit card, which (I think) could be applied > to the purchase on top of the "employee discount". All of this makes > Saab probably the most affordable line for me. Check again. Last I looked, the GM credit card points didn't count toward Saabs. > Are these complaints by Consumer Reports valid? Is road/wind noise > excessive? Has the track record on these cars been poor with regard to > reliability? How was your experience with the included routine > maintenance, and with warranty work? I have a 2004 9-3 and I wouldn't call the road/wind noise excessive. Test drive one and see for yourself though. I haven't have any problems with my car so far, but it's less than 1.5 years old.