Should I keep or sell trusty Saab?

Should I keep or sell trusty Saab?

There are 5 comments on the story from Feb 18, 2010, titled Should I keep or sell trusty Saab?. In it, reports that:

I drive a 1991 Saab 900 Carlsson, which I have had virtually from new. It is now approaching 150,000 miles and I am becoming worried because so far almost nothing has gone wrong.

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#1 Feb 19, 2010
I drive a 1995 Saab 9000CS with 230,000 miles it's been a great vehicle. I plan on running it for as long as nothing major fails.
Ought-One Nine-Three

Morrisville, PA

#2 Feb 27, 2010
I drive a 2001 Saab 9-3 with 130k miles on the clock. It looks, feels and drives like a new car. If properly looked after these cars can go hundreds of thousands of miles.
DuoSaab Don

Passaic, NJ

#3 Mar 1, 2010
I had a 1995 900S Convertible with 218K on it before I gave it to my nephew and bought another used 2003 9-3SE Convertilbe. The car still had no major issues at all other than some hoses going. I would keep it, you may regret getting rid of it. Plus, if it is not broken why fix it?
Classic 900 Aero


#4 Mar 17, 2010
I would definitely keep it, cause if you want a similar car in build quality, performance and versatility you'd have to dig deep in your wallet.

Plus, your car is a modern classic! No one gets rid of a modern classic unless they have to. Why, in a few years time it'll be a veteran vehicle with all the benefits to follow.

No, you should keep on to it and nurse it like a baby, that's what I'd do :-)

Powderly, TX

#5 Mar 18, 2010
The H series engine is one of the most relbiable engines ever built. The record is a 1985 900 turbo that went 1,000,000 miles wihtout a rebuild of engine or turbo.

Follow the original factory maintenance schedule, use the best fluids, oil, hydraulic, antifreeze, dsitilled water. Go to a SAAB forum and find a good certified SAAB mechanic in your area and just drive and enjoy. You own a rare car that is increasing in value.

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