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You are in the Saab 9-5
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Saab 9-5, Sedan
#1369 of 2237 RE: ARRGH
Feb 28, 2003 (7:31 pm)
From your name "brentwood Volvo" and fact that you post here, I was thinking maybe you might also have a Saab Dealership there... Obviously not the case...
The color your asking about is a fairly popular one for Saab called Sun Green. No color for the 9-5 beats the Steel Grey though
As far as Volvo's are concerned.. sorry bout your luck there with 2000 New Volvo SUV's ending up at the Bottom of the English Channel instead of arriving in the US. The fact that the demand for those are high, it'll be a win win situation for Volvo. After the shipping companies insurance company pays off, that's 2000 new cars sold twice for them. The demand will still be there and Volvo dealers will continue to charge preimums for them. Saab should be so lucky.
#1370 of 2237 Great Deal on 02' Aero
Mar 03, 2003 (8:05 pm)
I was in the market for an Infiniti G35, but after test driving the 9-5 Aero, I changed my mind. I still prefer the exterior look of the G35 over the 9-5, but I like the 9-5 much better in the interior. I was only going to get about 2k off the sticker of the G35. Got a new 02' Aero for $10,000 off sticker. My car listed at $41,370; I paid $31,370 and had the dealership tint the windows for additional $200. (They had two 02' wagons and one 9-5 Linear model left as of last week).
So far, I love the car. Hopefully the honeymoon won't end anytime soon.
#1371 of 2237 Re: Great Deal
Mar 04, 2003 (4:15 am)
Congratulations on the new ride! I hope you enjoy your new car LONG past the honeymoon!
#1372 of 2237 Dealers in Northern New Jersey
Mar 06, 2003 (4:20 pm)
If any of you Saabers from No. NJ could comment on their dealer experience (professionalism, reasonable deals, service...) I would apprereciate the advice.
#1373 of 2237 eitan1 Dealers
Mar 06, 2003 (6:32 pm)
Eitan1 - I've dealt with Reinertsen Motots in Denville and have found them to be outstanding. Like any dealer, they're not perfect - but I would recommend them to anybody.
Mar 13, 2003 (12:51 am)
I havent been there in YEARS (BWV)
And it wasnt Sun Green. Isnt SUn Green more of a Jade Green? Kinda a light metallic?
#1375 of 2237 RE Brentwood
Mar 13, 2003 (7:20 am)
No.. Sun Green is NOT like a Jade. The use of the name Sun Green is not very good IMO. The color sometimes looks like it has a Green tint and sometimes looks more like a pale or faded Grey. It's an odd color, very different.
I'd be willing to bet that's the color you saw. There is no other color quite like it on the road.
#1376 of 2237 Just put a deposit on a 9-5 Demo - Mistake?
Mar 15, 2003 (8:30 pm)
I'm looking for some advice on the deal i just struck with my local SAAB dealer. I only put a deposit down to hold it while I "sleep" on my decision.
I got a '03 9-5 Linear with every available option except the Touring Package. It was a demo car with 4,700 miles on it. They agreed to sell it to me for $30,400 (original sticker was around $37,450). Although I got them to throw in some small things like all weather floor mats, I still feel weird about getting a demo. They claim that buying a demo is an "automatic" $2,500 off sticker .. is this a good deal??? after reading some of these posts (e.g. '03 Aero for $31k) I'm beginning to feel like a sucker. Any words of wisdom?
(FYI: Merlot Red with Beige Interior)
#1377 of 2237 RE: Demo
Mar 17, 2003 (5:31 pm)
Sounds like a pretty good deal to me. If your not comfortable though, no use going ahead. Your post was two days ago, what'd you end up doing?
Mar 18, 2003 (5:35 am)
Well, the dealer wouldn't budge on the price but I did get him to throw in a 6 disk CD changer for only $257(originally $515 installed).
Oddly enough, I'm having a difficult time choosing between this car and an '03 Accord (EX, V6, w/ Navigation). Both cars have virtually the same dimensions. The Honda has the voice activated nav, radio, & temp controls. It also has 240 hp which gives it considerably more power than the Saab. And finally, its record for reliability is way up there.
On the other hand the Saab is more luxurious, and with the exception of the missing side curtain airbags is a very safe car. It also has that intangible attractiveness to it.
I need to decide today and I'm still going back and forth.