It really flies when you need it to, and talk about loaded with features. What's New for 2004 For 2004, the Linear model is available only as a wagon. For 2002, power has been boosted to 250 horsepower, an increase of 20 ponies, no small feat. Still, this is a roomy, solid, good-handling car available with the added utility of a wagon body style. I'm 6'6 and the Saab is my car of choice for long trips.
If you're in the market for a luxury wagon that's a lot more refined, consider the or. Maintenance costs are doubled on the v6 compared to the 4 cylinders in a lot of cases so keep that in mind if you are in the market. You want to drive this car everywhere! Interior space, especially in the back is plain exceptional. Other than the lack of cup holders I love this car. The premium has been determined based on annual premium data for defined coverages liability, comprehensive and collision from a major insurer.
I have 110,000 on it right now, and my mechanic and I are fully expected over 300,000 of life, hopefully half a million. The Arc also picks up lower body cladding and is eligible for a 17-inch sport wheel package. The Saab 9-5 wagon is another fine example that combines practical space utilization with innovative features and exceptional driving characteristics. Primary Use: Commuting to work 2003 9-5 Linear 2. Beware of any computerized module by Chance on Jan 27, 2018 Vehicle: 2004 Saab 9-5 Linear 2. Undestated — great spec ,great perfomance. You'll smile all the way to work every day.
With few major changes for the upcoming model-year, we decided to focus in on the model that seems to best blend three Saab attributes: performance, functionality and, of course, that quirky brand character that has, over the years, built up a small but phenomenally loyal core of customers. Please note: It is more environmentally responsible to keep and maintain the car you have if it is safe and working , even if it doesn't get a fancy 30+ mpg all the time, than to go buy a new hybrid or other car. It was also driven less than 10 thousand miles a year. Primary Use: Commuting to work If It Can Beat A 911 Turbo From 40-70, Then Its Worth It. The car is easy to work on.
Ventilated front seats, previously standard on the Arc, are now optional. I really appreciate the outer look, especially the front. Very useful car for a family and a parent who likes a safe but fun car to drive. The feel is much too light for such a sporty car, especially at freeway speeds. Audi wagons are renowned for their refined road manners. Additionally, Aero models get a more aggressive lower body kit.
Still, it trails behind more luxurious and better handling competitors. The 9-5 SportCombi is powerful, comfortable and practical. I'm definitely a fan and plan on modifying it to perform a little bit better while still carrying the kids to school. Many parts are available on line. Cons: Compared to newer cars, the interior is a bit loud, partially due to my leather interior.
I plan on keeping this car as long as it lives, and I think it's going to be around a while. Not the big, beefy Ranch Wagons, Custom Cruisers and Roadmasters that once hogged the highways before being displaced by minivans and sport-utility vehicles, but a new generation of trim, even sporty four-door wagons, mainly from Europe. It rattles if it's tucked in, but I'm going to fix that with some weather stripping. It's 2017 and my 2004 had 84k when I purchased the car. It starts with a 2.
Not many cars can keep pace. Your mechanic can check the mechanics etc. Premium automakers from Europe have been transforming stations wagons from the necessary craft of harried parents into something more attuned to stylish touring. The other best part of the car is how solid and safe it is. What other luxury vehicle can carry 4 kayaks? The I4 Aero is faster and much more reliable.