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Old 11-14-2011, 03:31 AM   #1
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Info and input on 03+ 9-3.

I'm considering graduating to a car made in the last decade and would like some pros/cons of moving up from a 9000 Aero to a 9-3 Vector/Aero.

I wouldn't make an actual buy until Feb./Mar. of next year, so in the meantime I'm trying to gather as much info as I can on this newfangled model.

Thanks.
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Old 11-14-2011, 04:08 AM   #2
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03's are troublesome...... just about every dealership i know won't touch them. 04+ are great though
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why are they troublesome?
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Old 11-14-2011, 08:50 AM   #4
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I had a 03 Linear with the Launch Package in auto. Only problems I had were it went through headlights like Viggenluca went thru brain cells, and the transmission software had to be reset once. The steering is too light but overall it's a nice car and a good value on the used market. The 03+ sport seats are also amazing.
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I should mention that I'm only looking for the 6-speed manual transmission models. How do those hold up?

I've had my eye on this car for a week now: 03 Saab 9-3 Vector

and I might take a ride over to see it tomorrow.
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