OT, your thoughts on the 2006 Saab 9-3 Aero

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  1. Leo_Polenta

    Leo_Polenta Hello! My name is Anna and I'm Leo Polentas g/f

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    I kinda like it!

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  2. TriShield

    TriShield Super Moderator® Super Moderator

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    Fantastic styling, and it's got a great new engine now.
     
  3. CappyStyles

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    I'm a fan.
     
  4. North§tar

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    ooooh dual exhaust. looks amazing on the outside, console is jumbled with buttons


    doesn't saab have a rep for making shitty cars?
     
  5. Supersaiyanhonda

    Supersaiyanhonda Honda/Sony/Transformers CREW

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    Its kind of a suburu now....so no.
     
  6. gray

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    there good stable cars, though i would get one with the nav system. the normal ICM's are crap. this i know for working in a dealership.
     
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    TriShield Super Moderator® Super Moderator

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    The 9-3 has nothing to do with Subaru.
     
  8. gray

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    that is the 92-X the 9-3 is still primarly Saab.
     
  9. North§tar

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    I was going to say...
     
  10. CappyStyles

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    Actually, upon closer examination, I'm a big fan. :cool:
     
  11. DeepBlue

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    Is it AWD too?
     
  12. gray

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    nope
     
  13. cASe SenSiTive

    cASe SenSiTive Tires spitting gravel, I commit my weekly crime

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    No Viggen, no care. :dunno:
     
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    that is yummy!
     
  15. juniorbean

    juniorbean What the deuce?

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    From what I've read:

    Poor handling, bad interior layout, not so great fit and finish, and poor reliability. Good brakes, nice engine.

    I actually like the way they look and drive pretty nice IMO (a little stiff, but not bad). Never owned one through so can't speak to reliablity....
     
  16. Technik

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    :rofl: :ugh: :rofl:
     
  17. juniorbean

    juniorbean What the deuce?

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  18. Jim Lahey

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    I hate the interior with that many buttons.
     
  19. Leo_Polenta

    Leo_Polenta Hello! My name is Anna and I'm Leo Polentas g/f

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    i'm a big fan of buttons. I love the complicated look of the interior. The reason Saab does it like that is to copy the look of a cockpit in an airplane.
     
  20. Jake!

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    at least it is tastefully done, unlike the early 90's Pontiac's, and the 89 olds cutlass i had in highschool
     
  21. Leo_Polenta

    Leo_Polenta Hello! My name is Anna and I'm Leo Polentas g/f

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    i agree, those old GM interiors were terrible. I'm convinced blind people designed them
     
  22. frankelefritzsux

    frankelefritzsux OT is a mental disorder OT Supporter

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    volvo > saab
     
  23. AJF GTO

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    I love them, except I still don't really like the grey molding.
     
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    anybody else think it looks like a pontiac GTO or a Holden Monaro?

    I know its a GM so it could be same platform.
     
  25. Leo_Polenta

    Leo_Polenta Hello! My name is Anna and I'm Leo Polentas g/f

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    its based on the epsilon platform, and before you say its a shitty platform remember that it was designed by Saab engineers in Sweden and GM used it on their other cars afterwards. The platform was designed with the 9-3 in mind and adapted to other GM models afterwards.
     

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