Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2006 03:03:57 GMT
From: "Tim" <tbrooks7nospamspring.com>
Subject: Re: FS: 2001 Saab 9-5 wagon-Durham, NC


Well, we finally sold the wagon (86,000 miles on it and we got 9,000.00 for it, which is far more than a dealer was willing to give on trade). I find it interesting how perception impacts the price of a car so much in that the SAAB is still driving great but loses resale value very quickly. "Tim" <tbrooks7nospamspring.com> wrote in message news:yONGg.12790$xp2.12179nospamread1.news.pas.earthlink.net... > You guys talk like your single or you've been deluded into thinking you > have some power in the decision making in your family ;-). > > To be honest, the sightlines in the Saab rearview mirror aren't great but > not sure a minivan will be any better. > > the backseat is a little cumbersome to put the kids into in that I bump my > 2 year old boy's head sometimes and puttiing in the infant seat into it's > base in the middle of the back seat is a little tough for my wife. > > lastly, my kid likes sitting higher up so he can see what is happening > around him. > > do you really think the Saab is safer than the newest minvans by honda or > toyota? > > > "SG" <sgnospamo.com> wrote in message > news:20060821055608.430b1480.sgnospamo.com... >> On Mon, 21 Aug 2006 08:19:42 -0400 >> Fred W <Malt_Houndnospamm-me-not*yahoo.com> wrote: >> >>> Tim wrote: >>> > Hello, we are selling our Saab wagon because with 2 kids we want to >>> > get a >>> > minivan. It has close to 86,000 miles on it and is running great. >>> > Leather, >>> > cooling seats with sunroof. Write for pictures and more details. >>> > 9,999.00 >>> > Tim >>> > >>> > >>> >>> No man their right mind *wants* to get a minivan. Tell the truth, Tim. >>> Your *wife* wants to get a minvan, right? >>> >>> The SAAB wagon you already have is more than capable of doing everything >>> any mini-van can do and in far better style. >>> >>> Not to mention the fact that your kids are far safer in the back seat of >>> the 9-5 than they will be in any minivan. >>> >>> -- >>> -Fred W >> >> >> Tim, >> >> Why would you want to risk the safety of your family in a minivan? >> >> The Safety cannot even be compared to a Saab's 9-5 superior safety >> record. >> >> I am unsure why you need a minivan, seriously. It does not sound logical >> to me, only the other way around makes sense. >> >> SG > >

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