2002 Saab 9-3

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18 reviews
Available Price Range $832-$5,884 Trims5 Combined MPG 23-28 Seats 4-5

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... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- The first Saab I ever sat in was a vintage 96 -- a Sixties-era hatchback with a quirky two-stroke, three-cylinder engine and a distinctive teardrop shape -- that was owned by a high school buddy. It didn't run and, to the best of my recollection, never did -- even though we tried to fire it up a couple times.Later, early in my automotive journalism career, I was lucky ... Read Full Review

Consumer Reviews

3.9 out of 5

Based on 18 reviews

Solid Car - A little quirky

by I miss my bike from Boston, MA on October 2, 2012

This car has been fine so far for the most part. For a 10 year old car with a turbo engine, the gas mileage is really good. I've been filling the tank every 2.5 weeks for my short commute. The car is ... Read Full Review

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.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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