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Which is the best Saab 9-3 engine?

Which is the best Saab 9-3 engine?

Eight-valve single-turbo models (120hp TiD) are generally considered the most reliable, with the 130, 160 and 180hp later twin-turbo 16-valve variants the next choice. Although a well-known engine used in many Vauxhalls, Saabs and other cars, the 150hp can be a little less reliable on early models.

How fast is a Saab 9-3 Aero?

155 mph
Saab’s performance claims for the Aero V-6 sedan-0 to 62 mph in 6.9 seconds and a top speed in excess of 155 mph-seem conservative to us. The car is as quick, composed, and agile as anything that’s ever worn the crowned-griffin emblem.

Is the Saab 9 5 Aero reliable?

Although far from the most reliable car of all time, the Saab 9-5 was certainly built well enough in terms of its body strength. Even with its aged underpinnings, it gained a full five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP in 2003, and there are no reports of any areas on the body that are vulnerable to rust.

Are Saabs a good buy?

The Saab is extremely well made, very comfortable especially on long journeys, despite its age is V ery reliable, however fuel economy is average at best. The soft top roof keeps the car very warm without any leakage. There is a surprisingly roomy boot & interior.

What is the fastest Saab ever made?

The 9-3 Sport Sedan Aero with its new V-6 Turbo is, quite simply, the fastest accelerating car ever to carry the Saab badge.

What type of car is a Saab?

In 1989, the automobile division of Saab-Scania was restructured into an independent company, Saab Automobile AB. The American manufacturer General Motors (GM) took 50 percent ownership. Two well-known models to come out of this period were the Saab 9-3 and the Saab 9-5….Saab Automobile.

Type Division

Is the 2003 Saab 9-3 convertible a good car?

My 2003 Saab 9-3 Convertible is a very reliable, comfortable, well-built automobile. Power from the turbo-charged 2.0 liter 4 is outstanding, as is the gas mileage – 20 mpg city, 28 highway. The seats are superb – I’ve driven 10 hours non-stop in complete comfort.

What kind of suspension does a Saab 9-3 have?

Gone is the tippy feeling that makes the current 9-3 feel as if its center of gravity were a foot above the roof. The cars we drove in Sweden, with an optional sport-tuned suspension and 215/50VR-17 tires, understeered when pushed. But it was a progressive sort of push, and the car remains stable even over midcorner bumps.

How many miles does a Saab 9-3 vector have?

I’ve owned my 2003 Saab 9-3 Vector Model for 2 years now and have about 76,000 miles on it. The car runs and drives fantastic. The power and response form the 210 Horsepower turbo engine is great and it handles like a sports car.

How much did I pay for a 2003 Saab?

I paid $5800, in the head 93001 owner miles on it. The car has been nothing short of a great attended drive the wheels off my cars in this one has really held up. I’m a minimal meat is cut out that I change the oil I do the important repairs but I don’t nit pick my cars.