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So my mom just totaled her classic 900, and of course walked away unhurt. She hit some slick pavement at only 25 mph and went off the road, tearing up the undercarriage and denting the hood. We have been an all-Saab family since 1987 (Dad had c900, 9000, now 9-5; Mom had c900; brother has c900; I have an ng900).
She looked at VWs, Saabs, and Audis this weekend and decided she preferred the A4 to the 9-3 because she thought the interior was better-designed. She readily admits that the A4 is extrememly mundane in its exterior styling. I thought I remembered reading postings or articles that indicated the A4 wasn't as solid as it feels on first drive. Anyone got any ammunition for me to use?
Any arguments about performance or handling will be lost on her; she's 55 and drives like she's 10 years older. But I'd love to hear why others on this board made the decision for a Saab over Audi. Thanks.
Posts in this Thread:
- Help! My mom's about to buy an A4!, Paul , Mon, 18 Sep 2000 09:07:39 <-- Viewing This Message
- Isn't the VW Passant better and cost less? n/m, SPGeorge, Mon, 18 Sep 2000 17:55:52
- A4 up for a redesign this fall..., Andrew , Mon, 18 Sep 2000 17:41:34
- Better than an LTD year after year after year, Dave, Mon, 18 Sep 2000 17:18:27
- Look at Audiworld.com to see problems with A4., Richard P., Mon, 18 Sep 2000 16:59:26
- Re: Help! My mom's about to buy an A4!, Bryan , Mon, 18 Sep 2000 16:53:49
- Re: Help! My mom's about to buy an A4!, GM, Mon, 18 Sep 2000 13:42:49
- Let her buy what she want's, Coolknight, Mon, 18 Sep 2000 11:15:19
- Check out this comparison..., Brian, Mon, 18 Sep 2000 11:08:14
- The A4 has huge problems with the brakes in wet, AdamB , Mon, 18 Sep 2000 09:49:20
- Make her sit in the A4's back seat ..., fsik, Mon, 18 Sep 2000 09:42:24
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