by cactusleaf on Feb 3, 2014 Vehicle: 1990 Saab 900
Mine was a 1989, but 1990 was as far back as Edmunds goes! So, my 900S hatchback was the best car I'd ever owned. It was a rustbox.. it spent its life in New England and Syracuse, NY, so road salt had its way with it. But despite the body rot, this thing was a trooper. It never left me stranded, it never leaked oil (until the very end), and all I ever had to do was brakes and exhaust. Can't beat it in the snow, and for quick maneuvers. It has a strange interior, but so damn comfortable. Everything is in its place, and your hands just go where they need to. The clutch is so forgiving, the transmission a tank, and the handling quite solid. It feels like no other car.. so very endearing.
by J wheeler on Apr 22, 2008 Vehicle: 1990 Saab 900
Bought the 900 "S" at 17 years old - with 130K miles. It's been a sports car, I keep it waxed and the leather seats supple. Beautiful ride, fun, and 35 miles per gallon - the GW Bush target for 2020!. It cost me $100 U.S.D. and I will continue to upgrade it when things break (clutch, etc.). Far better savings than buying new and losing thousands driving off the lot. JDW
by Sprintdriver on Oct 29, 2003 Vehicle: 1990 Saab 900
The '90 was our first SAAB. From this
experiance came two more, first a
new '99 9-3 then a 2000 Viggen. The
900S is the real classic though. It,
unfortunately is to be replaced on 10-
03 as it has begun to show signs of
it's nearly 240,000 miles. It's to be
replaced with another 2000 9-3. The 90
900S is a true classic that I will miss.
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