Saab 9-3

2003 Saab 9-3

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  • (4.2) 40 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,147$7,435
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 26-28
  • Engine: 210-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/auto-manual
2003 Saab 9-3

Our Take on the 2003 Saab 9-3

The premium Saab 9-3 compact sport sedan was largely redesigned for the 2003 model year. Its width has grown by nearly 2.2 inches, and the sedan’s wheelbase is 2.8 inches longer than that of its predecessor. As a result, Saab claims the revised version provides improved handling and greater... Read Full Report

2003 Saab 9-3 Reviews Expert Reviews

Saab is known for doing things differently. The automaker from Trollhattan, Sweden, has a long, proud, oddball tradition. For years, Saab has mounted its ignition in the center console, produced front-wheel-drive automobiles when others hadn't thought about it, and designed cars with hatchbacks in a world of notchbacks (or trunks.) It's that latter that is the 2003 Saab 9-3&apos... Read full review for the 2003 Saab 9 3

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by Alo from Kissimmee, FL on October 25, 2012

I've owned this car for 8 months, and it has been incredible. I've driven many different cars, premium to ordinary, and nothing really compares to the personality of this car. The gas mileage is unpre... Read Full Review

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2003 Saab 9-3 Safety Ratings

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There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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