Used Saab 9-3 Sport Wagon 2002 - 2012 review

Category: Estate car

Section: Advice for buyers

2002 - 2012 review
Saab 9-3 Sport Wagon (02 - 12)
  • Saab 9-3 Sport Wagon (02 - 12)
  • Saab 9-3 Sport Wagon (02 - 12)
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Advice for buyers

What should I look for in a used Saab 9-3 estate?

Above all, make sure it fits in with your lifestyle. If you have to carry large loads, the 9-3 could leave you wanting. But, if you need only a bit of extra capacity over the saloon, read on.

There are no great concerns with reliability as far as the 9-3 is concerned, so long as its 18,000-mile service intervals have been kept to. Some of the interior trim is not quite as robust as you may expect of a Saab, but the Sport Wagon generally ranks very well.

Owners also find very little to moan about - the 9-3 scores well in the JD Power satisfaction survey, and it performs better than the company's other models for reliability.


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