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Posted by SteveC [Email] (more from SteveC) on Wed, 18 Jan 2012 11:50:04 Share Post by Email
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I have an 08 9-5 wagon lease return coming up in April. Not decided what to do. It is GMAC return. It has around 100,000 km and there has been zero issues with this car. Buyout is about about $18k+tax (cdn).

I would like to keep it as I know without even looking I wont be able to find any other make/model with comparable features here for this price. However, my wife does not want to keep it. I would trade her my 2012 MB350 (which she loves) and use the Saab as my daily driver/commuter. But some problems;

1. I just returned a 9-7x in Oct (MB replaced it) and the buyout was $28k, GM now has it on their lot for $21k - so concerned with value of the saab (despite comaprison with other makes). I felt good sticking GM with this one! (although it was a good truck).
2. Road noise - of all the good things i like about this car, i cannot handle the road noise - anybody have any help with this?
3. Warranty - although not a big issue with me, GM here has already told me they wont be honoring my drivetrain warranty (i think i have some left). Right now, i dont need it.
4. Another option - i can give this back if too expensive and buy another Saab - but i know the one i have.

Any advice.

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