(4.5) 13 reviews
Body Style: Wagon
Combined MPG: 22-26
Engine: 185-hp, 2.3-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2002 Saab 9-5

Our Take on the 2002 Saab 9-5

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Saab says the 2002 version of its midsize four-door sedan and its sport wagon companion promise to be “more contemporary, more appealing and more sporting to drive.” Changes are subtle, but front and rear styling has been updated to enhance the 9-5’s sporty character. The Swedish ... Read Full Report


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For years, I've had this killer idea, if only the car companies would take me up on it: Make a minivan with plenty of power and give it macho, aggressive looks a la all the sport-utes and cute utes. Maybe now's the time, what with all the "crossover" vehicles sticking their nose under the tent. Most of them are station wagons in ute clothing. The guest of honor at today's roast... Read full review for the 2002 Saab 9 5

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2002 9-5 Aero

by Donny J from Wisconsin on January 2, 2010

The best car I have ever owned. It isn't really a sports car, or a luxury car. Handles great and performs well, while achieving decent gas mileage. I purchased used and have had some costly repairs, b... Read Full Review

6 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.

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There are currently 6 recalls for this car.

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