Re: Plug-In Hybrids, i.e. Chevy Volt - Saab General Bulletin Board - Saabnet.com
NG900 & OG93 |
Vintage Models |
Clubs & SOC |
Other Cars |
Member Photo Galleries |
Member Directory |
*Buddy Registry |
*Mileage Registry |
What's New |
Photo of the Month |
I get what you are saying re commuting. Short trips stuck in traffic really is hard on cars. Ours don't see as much of that (our traffic is not so bad with some open road mixed in). The old ones typically stay within ~100 miles of home though. No big deal to get a tow back if the worst happens.
I guess the other consideration is that if we're going 1000+ miles, a large % of that is fairly remote in general, and really remote in SAAB terms. I know California has some fairly remote spots, but there are some really long stretches in Canada with little around, not even a gas station, and for the most part, only the biggest cities have anything SAAB around. Pretty much any small town shop knows what to do with a Suburban, but most will look at you like you have 3 heads if you show up with some weird European car with "the engine in backwards". In many cases, one can work out a solution with what is available (and I usually carry a few key spare parts), but it can be more of a headache.
Posts in this Thread:
- soooo my 9-5 replacement is.........., Mark from Toronto, Fri, 20 Jul 2018 18:38:36
- Re: soooo my 9-5 replacement is.........., Jim Matthews , Tue, 24 Jul 2018 03:22:32
- Re: soooo my 9-5 replacement is.........., DE , Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:35:44
- Nice, TimN , Sun, 22 Jul 2018 07:00:12
- Re: soooo my 9-5 replacement is.........., Snowmobile , Sat, 21 Jul 2018 04:33:33
Post a Followup
No Site Registration is Required to Post - Site Membership is optional (Member Features List), but helps to keep the site online
for all Saabers. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member.
This is a moderated bulletin board - Posting is a privilege, not a right.
Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed (no spam). Please, no For Sale or Wanted postings, SERIOUSLY.
Classifieds are to be listed in The Saab Network Classifieds pages.
This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see
problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable. This is not an anything goes
type of forum. Saabnet.com has been a moderated forum since 1988. For usage guidelines, see the
Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page. Please remember that you are
not anonymous. Site Contact | Site Donations | Other Sites by SP -
Your address is: 18.104.22.168 - Using CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/) - Logged.
Site Members do not see red text instructions, bottom of the page anchor ads, or box ads.
Click here to see all
the Site Membership Benefits!