'05 9-3 Aero or '06 9-3 Aero

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  1. masan

    masan Pardon the Interruption

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    Which would you guys go for?

    $33-34k fully loaded '05 93 Aero

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    $35k base '06 93 Aero

    '06's HP is bumped up to 250 from 210...No exterior changes except the '06 will have dual exhausts.
     
  2. bummerkit

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    what is an Aero?
     
  3. Inti

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  4. frinky23

    frinky23 Bangle Sackrider

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    Any interior changes? The only thing I don't like about the 9-3 is the dashboard.
     
  5. masan

    masan Pardon the Interruption

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    Saab
     
  6. TriShield

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    '06 with the new turbo V6.
     
  7. masan

    masan Pardon the Interruption

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    Not that I'm aware of.
     
  8. TriShield

    TriShield Super Moderator® Super Moderator

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    Design is the same.
     
  9. StarBai

    StarBai Mahmoud Ahmadinejad can suck my left f'ing nut. OT Supporter

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    Acura TL -- /thread
     
  10. TriShield

    TriShield Super Moderator® Super Moderator

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    POS -- /thread
     
  11. masan

    masan Pardon the Interruption

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    Not a fan.
     
  12. Butz

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    I'd go for the 06 Aero, only because of the 250hp..
     
  13. mucky

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    I buy an Acura TL or check out the new IS350 instead. :run:
     
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    Depends on price you could get the 06 for. IMHO the 9-3 is one of the 3 best looking cars on the road.
     
  16. Jake!

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    areos start at $28,033.00

    are you getting the touring pkg and the auto?

    only options:
    Touring Package
    Rain Sensing Wipers, 6 Disc CD Changer, Rear Park Assist, Remote Window Opening, Memory Driver's Seat, Pre-Wiring for Hands-Free Phone and Auto-Dimming Interior Mirror with Compass and Integrated Garage Door Opener $1,495

    Sentronic Automatic Transmission $1,350
    Navigation System $2,295

    Front Heated Seats
    $500

    Xenon Headlamps with High Pressure Washers
    $650

    Moonroof
    $0
     
  17. masan

    masan Pardon the Interruption

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    But that employee discount! :o
     
  18. mucky

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    #3 Acura TL
    Highs: Awesome engine, roomy interior, great seats.
    Lows: Fights back at the wheel, pogoing chassis at high speed.
    The Verdict: Should be a rear-drive car.

    #6 Saab 9-3
    Highs: Solid structure, spacious interior, turbo power.
    Lows: Slippery seats, imprecise on-the-limit handling.
    The Verdict: Watch out for that GM DNA.



    http://www.caranddriver.com/article.asp?section_id=15&article_id=7785&page_number=1


    :run:
     
  19. Butz

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    are you a japanese??

    how dare you compare an IS and a TL to the 9-3?!!! :squint:
     
  20. Big_Luke

    Big_Luke serious as dick cancer

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    I was really looking at these cars and trading in my Lightning for one until I found they were wrong wheel drive.
     
  21. Big_Luke

    Big_Luke serious as dick cancer

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    But I'm really going to look at the new 92X for my girl.
     
  22. mucky

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    Uhmmm...because they're practically in the same class and price range. :slap:
     
  23. masan

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    that employee discount is really screaming at me to use it...
     
  24. float

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    That discount is attractive as hell. Luckily the only car I'd buy from GM right now is the GTO but I don't know if I still want one. It's still got an outside shot but the new IS and A3 and the TL (practicality and fun) are all ahead of the GTO (fun).
     
  25. Butz

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    whats that supposed to mean?? the 9-3 is a 100% SAAB.. it got the best ratings in front and side crash test..
     

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