2008 SAAB 9-3 Vector Review

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2008 SAAB 9-3 Vector Review

Park it anywhere, the 9-3 draws a lot of compliments.

Sleek Body, Decent Performance, Comfortable Ride

Big Turbo Lag, Road Noise, Questionable Pricing

CarAdvice Rating:

- by Matt Brogan

CarAdvice overall rating: How does it drive: How does it look: How does it go:

  • Engine: 1910cc four-cylinder turbo diesel
  • Power: 110kW @ 4,000rpm
  • Torque: 320Nm @ 2,000 - 2,750rpm
  • Transmission: Sentronic Six-Speed Automatic
  • Driven Wheels: Front
  • 0-100km/h: 11.0 seconds (Claimed)
  • Top speed: 210km/h (Claimed)
  • Safety: ESP (with TCS); ABS (with BA, CBC & EBD); Front, Side and Curtain Airbags
  • NCAP rating: 5 Stars
  • Turning circle: 10.8 metres
  • Wheels: Alloy 17" x 7.5" (As Tested - Usually 17" x 7")
  • Spare Wheel: Space Saver
  • Fuel tank: 58 litres
  • Fuel consumption : 6.8 litre / 100km (ADR Combined Average)
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Towing Capacity: 1,600kg (Braked)
  • Weight: 1,509kg (Tare)