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Yes , BUICK ? it is cheap as they cannot sell them !YOU get what you pay for ! if all you want is cheap it will suffice . May the saab gods have mercy on your soul !
IMHO it is an OPEL car which means it may soon go the way of Saab ! OPEL was unloaded by GM to PSA and they are in deep doo doo financially ! OPEL: has lost $ for decades ! is a VERY unpopular car in Germany ! sells few ! only reason OPEL was not killed years ago was the german labor unions who demanded it be kept afloat !
Think about your parts situ too ! the last saabs were very OPEL based ( w/ tousands of changes AND IMPROVEMENTS ) BTW we only STILL have 95% of parts available as SAAB was a bitsa car w/ parts made by over 200 companies and the Swedish govt paid MILLIONS to start ORIO (saab parts ) and continues to support the million + saab cars still on the road !
As far as Motor Trend ? that article was a comparison someone had to win and MT is well known as a industry kiss-ass that never drove a car they did not like !
Funny how the MT article did not mention, at ALL the HORRIBLE faults that car and driver did ! BIAS and fake news ! really irresponsible journalism ! LOL
Our Saabs still have parts and will suffice for many years ! just keep fixing them and keep your local saab god employed and open ! We just ordered a used motor as our 01' 9-5 SE motor over heated and froze up on a 117 Deg F day ! @145K miles the 'orrible 3.0 liter v-6 has a reputation for doing this! we will find a way to mount a aftermarket temp probe and guage that does not read AIR temp wwhen all the water leaks out ! LOL
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- Post SAAB what to drive?, ursaw, Sat, 7 Sep 2019 18:24:00
- Been driving a Jetta..., Larry West , Fri, 27 Sep 2019 10:10:591
- I'll bite -- why not a Golf?, Cary, Mon, 16 Sep 2019 16:25:26
- Re: Post SAAB what to drive?, BTG88, Sat, 14 Sep 2019 21:38:35
- TourX FTW!, Norm9-5, Wed, 18 Sep 2019 13:36:06
- Re: Post SAAB what to drive? no it is NOT a saab !, neil dale , Mon, 16 Sep 2019 22:15:281
- Crosstour was a Honda, A1-turbo, Mon, 16 Sep 2019 06:02:31
- Buick cross tour???, saabsince 93b , Sun, 15 Sep 2019 19:18:06
- Re: Post SAAB what to drive?, Dave The Ice Age Knave , Fri, 13 Sep 2019 15:50:43
- Re: Post SAAB what to drive?, bobc , Thu, 12 Sep 2019 06:57:071
- Subaru Outback, Dale, Thu, 12 Sep 2019 05:40:34
- Re: Post SAAB what to drive?, 02 Viggen, Wed, 11 Sep 2019 18:36:38
- I think I'll try to find this first..., Scott Paterson , Tue, 10 Sep 2019 21:43:433
- Ford Focus ST or RS, Chevy SS, Unicorn, Randy Thatcher , Tue, 10 Sep 2019 08:43:53
- Re: Post SAAB what to drive?, steve, Tue, 10 Sep 2019 08:01:30
- Honda Civic, No Snaab, Tue, 10 Sep 2019 05:56:18
- Honda CRV, No Snaab, Tue, 10 Sep 2019 04:36:581
- Comments on feedback, ursaw, Sun, 8 Sep 2019 19:29:24
- Re: Post SAAB what to drive?, DE , Sun, 8 Sep 2019 07:54:46
- Same dilemma here, MI-Roger , Sun, 8 Sep 2019 06:34:28
- Hatchbacks, A1-turbo, Sun, 8 Sep 2019 05:42:061
- Re: Post SAAB what to drive? step up spend more get more, neil dale , Sat, 7 Sep 2019 23:03:18
- Re: Post SAAB what to drive?, bigblue15 , Sat, 7 Sep 2019 21:43:46
- Re: Post SAAB what to drive?, EGD , Sat, 7 Sep 2019 20:53:59
- Re: Post SAAB what to drive?, Ian Glenday , Sat, 7 Sep 2019 18:59:25
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