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1998 Saab 9000 Hatchback

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Saab 9000 Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.3 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Info is not yet available.
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 225 hp @ 5500 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 18/25 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1998 Saab 9000

  • Info is not yet available.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Biggest hatchback on the market means that this is one of the most versatile luxury cars you can buy.

  • Cons

    Being replaced later this year by the Saab 9-5.

  • What's New for 1998

    No changes to the aging 9000.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (5 total reviews)  |  Write a Review

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

Saab 9000 a real classic

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Vehicle: 1998 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 4dr Hatchback

Excellent mix of size, utility, styling, luxury, and performance in a startlingly eco-friendly road warrior.



1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Great concept !

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Vehicle: 1998 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 4dr Hatchback

I bought the car new in 1997. It always has been very satisfactory. Unfortunately Saab stopped producing this great concept in the year I bought it. I can´t imagine trading it in for a nowadays car. The Audi A8 Avant showcar was quite nice, but I heard they won´t take it in production. Maybe the VW Touareg would be a convincing alternative. Nevertheless: A reassuring thought that this car will probably run for many many years.




The last 9000 - fun

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Vehicle: 1998 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 4dr Hatchback

We bought the 98 9000 off lease as we needed a bigger car. Heard alot about 9000s and got a good deal. The car, minus some expensive trips to the mechanic for routine maintenance (Typical, I found, for this car) has been great. Fast, handles well, hauls everything in the world - incredibly versatile, something most euro-sedans are NOT these days (you get it THEIR way only). Plus, it comes optioned- out only, so there's no picking and choosing (like the BMW and Audi), which helps hold the cost down on initial purchase.




Transmission woes

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Vehicle: 1998 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 4dr Hatchback

Not a bad car. The hatchback feature is great and I wish more cars had them. This car had a new transmission installed in September 2001 and now needs another one (which is not covered by warranty). All service and parts are very expensive.



3 of 3 people found this review helpful

My saab

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Vehicle: 1998 Saab 9000 CSE Turbo 4dr Hatchback

I love this car.It truly combines power,luxury and refinement.Safety is also very high on this praise list because my car was totalled and I was able to walk away.What A Car!



Full 1998 Saab 9000 Review

What's New for 1998

No changes to the aging 9000.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 18
  • cty
/
  • 25
  • highway
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