by kittnchow on Aug 21, 2011 Vehicle: 1993 Saab 900 Turbo 2dr Convertible
I am head-over-heels for this car. It LOOKS fabulous. They don't call it the Classic for nothing, so European. We turn heads all the time, especially when I open the hood (forwards). The acceleration is sublime and so sexy. It handles curves,mine and the road's. The sound of that engine: from the roar at the start, to the purr of its counterbalanced pistons to the whine of the turbo spooling is all music to me. Made from jets. I'm almost 60 years old and a woman, yet I now lay rubber and do a few donuts from time to time. Life is short.and I LOVE her!
by Dan on Jan 21, 2010 Vehicle: 1993 Saab 900 S 2dr Convertible
I have owned many, many SAABS (6, to be exact). They are excellent cars. The only downside is that they are expensive to repair, even if you know how to do the work yourself. If you are looking for a fun, quirky ride that will be noticed, buy one. Just make sure you have money left over.
by Pete on Jun 22, 2005 Vehicle: 1993 Saab 900 S 4dr Sedan
Purchased this as my first car, 5 years ago, with 95,000 miles. Still runs strong, looks great, drives beautifully. Daily commuter, 80 miles a day, and can still do 100 mph. Great quality vehicle. Repairs are wicked expensive though, so I do most of them myself. The automatic transmission is on it's way out... the costs is going to be so much that I might have to junk the car...sadly. It should last another 2 years though and I'll be glad I had a car as reliable as this classic 900.
by thecapitalizt on Mar 12, 2005 Vehicle: 1993 Saab 900 Turbo 2dr Convertible
only 1 owner, bought at 49,000 miles.Was weekend car. The stock CD/radiocombo died 2 months after purchase due to a design flaw in the amp. Only had a bad thermostat, but needs a new master cylinder for clutch. Other than that,works fine. Heats up quickly in winter.A lot of body flex, but thats a given for a convertible. Its a blast w/ the turbo, but something might be broken w/my car b/c it gets around 13 MPG currently. Excellent cornering, only problem is the low ground clearance. Reliability varies, can get 60,000 or300,000 out of various parts, it depends on your luck. Beware, if you can't get apart second-hand, a new/refurb part will cost you.
by berknic on Jul 15, 2004 Vehicle: 1993 Saab 900 S 4dr Sedan
I purchased this vehicle in 2001 and I
have no regrets. It has been a great
car and fun to drive. The repairs are
expensive, however, most of the things
I've replaced in the past few years
were original parts. I have 220k miles
on the car--it starts and goes each and
every day without fail.
by graz1802 on Apr 20, 2004 Vehicle: 1993 Saab 900 S Luxury 2dr Hatchback
I bought the car new in 1993 and now
have 66,000 miles on it. Over 11
years, I have had no major problems
with it at all and still receive a lot
of compliments on its looks and
exterior finish. I replaced the
antenna motor twice and the antenna
mast a couple of times too. Other
than that, the car probably hasn't run
better until this year. Interior has
held up very well and handling has
always been a particular strength. I
have really received a great deal of
value from this car. It has never
left me stranded.
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