Looking at buying a 9-3 Linear

 
Old 04-18-2009, 01:01 AM
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Default Looking at buying a 9-3 Linear

I have pretty much no knowledge of cars, sorry if this is annoying or ignorant to you guys but I'd appreciate any help I can get. In looking for a car I've heard that Saabs generally are more durable and can typically last until 200,000 + miles ? The car I am looking at is a 2005 9-3 Linear with 75,000 miles on it. My main question is regarding the durability. I've found what appears to be a great deal and I am a college student with not a lot of money. The car is $8,000. I've read that with the turbo engine the cars don't last as long, so I was wondering how long I can expect this to last and if I will run into a ton of problems and if it is worth it to buy with that mileage? Again I apologize for my ignorance and would greatly appreciate any help.
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Old 04-27-2009, 04:10 PM
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Sorry for a late reply. These cars will treat you well if you treat them well. Sure, you might have to send the turbo in for a rebuild when it starts leaking, but other than that you can expect at least 160K out of it before a major overhaul if not more.
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