(4.0) 21 reviews
MSRP: $1,095$7,259
Body Style: Hatchback
Combined MPG: 23-28
Engine: 205-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
Transmission: 4-speed automatic
2002 Saab 9-3

Our Take on the 2002 Saab 9-3

Our Take

Base versions of Saab’s compact series have been dropped for 2002. This leaves only the SE editions of the four-door hatchback and two-door convertible, as well as the high-performance Viggen in three body styles that include a two-door hatchback. SE models feature a turbocharged, 205-horse... Read Full Report

5 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.