Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2006 08:20:30 -0400
From: "WitchDr" <Witch**>
Subject: Re: Dependable Cars JD Power Survey (somewhat long)

"- Bob -" <> wrote in message news:la2td29g836ftthek7sh9ph2hddc3n3tfenospamcom... > On 12 Aug 2006 07:09:35 -0700, > Yes, they do fall fast. A car of a particular level of refinement > costs a certain amount to produce. So, Saabs sell for typical prices > at the dealer. However, they don't have all that much of a following > so the used market is weak. Smart guys take advantage of that. You are right about that. 2 years ago I picked up a 00 Viggen with 28k. Best dang thing I ever did. I have a buddy who is into selling used Porsches and a dealer had the Vig on a trade in, all they wanted was to break even which was $18,500. The car is ultra-fast, corners like crazy, and I'm getting 30MPG! Can someone tell me why I would want to buy a new car? Is there a car built today with the Viggens performance level that can achieve 27-30MPG with regularity? I haven't seen one. The 9-3SS looked good but its $$$, gets less milage than a Vig, and is slower. Not knocking it, just not sure why I would want to pay $600 for 4 years or so. BTW- Only problems were a SID (warranty replace), DI Cassette(recall), and Cat(recall).

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