• (3.9) 18 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,199$6,935
  • Body Style: Wagon
  • Combined MPG: 22-26
  • Engine: 250-hp, 2.3-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
2003 Saab 9-5

Our Take on the 2003 Saab 9-5

Saab’s midsize front-wheel-drive 9-5 sedan and wagon earned subtle changes for the 2002 model year by getting styling updates to enhance the 9-5’s sporty character. The Swedish automaker also renamed its models to Linear, Arc and Aero, and these terms each denote a specific powertrain,... Read Full Report

2003 Saab 9-5 Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

It's probably about time for the Saab flagship to slide unobtrusively out the back door. The 9-5 was introduced in 1999 - Ordovician Age in car terms - and though it received a fairly thorough "refresh" last year, it goes up against a raft of more compelling choices. But I'll say one thing for Saab: Even though they've gone to a more conventional exterior appearance than onc... Read full review for the 2003 Saab 9 5

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fun family luxury car

by cruzer from on April 8, 2012

never get tired of driving this car, great handling and an excellent stereo system. Comfortable on long trips and easy to get some speeding tickets.

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2003 Saab 9-5 Safety Ratings

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There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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

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