The recall began on October 6, 2015. With more participants, we could provide more precise information and cover all model years. They pretty much both feel the same though. Would like more storage spaces in front - eg for specs case. All 9-3 engines are variations of a turbocharged inline four cylinder. Interior is very plastic-like and has worn badly.
The recall began on March 1, 2017. Good looking car with solid feel, no rattles yet. Saab for 2001: 9-5 Sedan Performance - Saabnet. It also inspires the same confidence as a Porsche. The only changes I would like to see are: Improved adjustments for the steering wheel and rear split seats.
If I recall correctly, the 2003 9-3 isn't a good year. To see how competitors compare, and to sign up to help provide this information: We have updated our reliability stats for the Saab 9-3 to include owner experiences through June 30, 2012. We'll have further updates later this month and in August. With more owners involved, we could provide more precise information and cover all model years from 1998 on. We've had very good participation by Saab 9-3 owners, with over 500 signed up. Only a five-speed manual transmission is offered. For the details, and to sign up to help out: His website tabulates car reliability and is, by no means, a spam website.
The recall began on March 1, 2017. Its size and price tag place it in the upscale sport-sedan class, but the 9-3 doesn't measure up to tough competition. Early Saabs suffered terribly from torque-steer, which became chronic on the more powerful turbo models. All the gauges and the radio come on but that's it and now my buttons on my key won't even work and there is a dinging sound that won't go off wh. I wanted more up-to-date car reliability information that included actual repair rates. Our top-of-the-line turbocharged V6 Aero model has quick and smooth acceleration but lacks the refinement of the best sport sedans.
Ride could be softer on rough roads. They can fade and become brittle with time if left in the sun too much. Mechanically the 9-3 is pretty well bullet proof, particularly the 2. The 2003 was of course the first model year of the current 9-3, and they appear to have worked quite a few bugs out by the third. The ride can be a little harsh on bad roads, but on average and smooth roads its like flying in an aircraft. Convertible interiors are usually subjected to high sun exposure, which can lead to cracking of trim components. For usage guidelines, see the.
We have these for two model years: 2007: 64, 3 2006: 48, 4 We'll have further updates in November and February. We've had very good participation by Saab 9-3 owners, with over 500 signed up. This makes for exciting driving. This has been a problem since one week after buying the car, has been attended to twice, and still remains a problem 18 months later. When stopping at traffic lights, the car veers so much to either the left or right, I'm afraid I'll drive it into the ditch if I'm not tightly clutching the steering wheel with both hands.
All three engines are members of the Saab Ecopower family - which means they are designed to provide a unique combination of responsive performance, low exhaust emissions and high fuel efficiency. To see how competitors compare, and to sign up to help provide this information: We have updated our reliability stats for the Saab 9-3 to include owner experiences through December 31, 2011. Its size and price tag place it in the upscale sport-sedan class, but the 9-3 doesn't measure up to tough competition. Because they require a larger sample size, we have these stats for only one year, the 2007: 66 percent with no repairs, and about 4 percent with 3+ repair trips. For the details, including the descriptions of reported repairs, and to sign up to help improve this information:.
As you can see I love the brand. It allows all engines to provide low emission levels, high fuel efficiency and adaptable power and torque levels, for flexible and responsive driving characteristics. For the details, and to sign up to help out: His website tabulates car reliability and is, by no means, a spam website. The front brake discs have been increased to 12. Favorite features include OnStar, traction control, heated seats, and the interior flexibility of the five-door hatchback. The recall began on October 6, 2015. The more owners participate, the more comprehensive and precise these will be.
Thank you, once again, to everyone who has been helping. For some it has more character than Volvo, and it has always tended to tread a different path, but it remains largely invisible. Owners may contact Saab customer service at 1-800-955-9007 or Saturn customer service at 1-800-553-6000. A few new color options debut this year, and the sedans get new 15-inch alloy wheels. Yes Review Date: 26th October, 2005 Faults: Brake Light Failure light appears although brake lights are working. Again, Saab engineers prioritized the engine's torque output rather than horsepower.
Like all Saab turbochargers since 1988, the Aero's turbo is both oil and water-cooled. Needed to have the convertible top hydraulic pump replaced, no other problems. It holds four adults without embarrassment together with their luggage when the roof is up. Bought used from dealer in 2010 still going strong. The dash-mounted cup holders have been widely panned, or at least by those who dislike coffee all over their dashboard. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.