2008 Saab 9-3 Expert Reviews

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on July 29, 2007

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on July 29, 2007

LYSEKIL, Sweden -- We emerged from a cavernous, once-secret underground bunker built to store fighter aircraft. Which was appropriate, since we were driving the redesigned 2008 Saab 9-3, built by a... Read full review

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on October 6, 2007

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on October 6, 2007

As globally homogenized as our cars have become, it's good -- and a little surprising -- that European sedans still feel like European sedans. Meaning what? Meaning that the handling, steering... Read full review

The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Scott Burgess on October 31, 2007

The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Scott Burgess on October 31, 2007

I don't want to burst any marketer's bubble, but crossovers have been among us for years. That overly touted carlike ride with the utility of an SUV started long before the arrival of CX-... Read full review


Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on January 20, 2008

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on January 20, 2008

Remember the early Saabs, the ones with grilles that looked like gaping goldfish mouths?They were easily recognizable, especially during New England winters when their front-wheel-drive-powered tir... Read full review

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on June 20, 2008

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on June 20, 2008

Saab has a three-decade history of turbocharged performance cars, and many of the most notable from the early 1980s were black. It's fitting, therefore, that the all-new Turbo X is also clothe... Read full review

The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Scott Burgess on August 23, 2008

The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Scott Burgess on August 23, 2008

It's only August, but in Michigan we know summer will fade soon. We're just a few windy weeks away from leafless trees and talk about what went wrong with the Lions this season.But instea... Read full review

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on September 15, 2008

KansasCity.com's view

By Tom Strongman on September 15, 2008

The redesigned Saab 9-3 convertible has great looks, seats for four and plenty of sass with the Aero's 280-horsepower turbocharged engine.A less expensive, and less thirsty, turbocharged four-... Read full review