SAAB - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare SAAB models

The following chart shows the SAAB models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, SAAB has sold far more 9-3 model cars than the 952 model.

Table 1. Compare SAAB models

SAAB Model Number of Problems
  9-3
1,685
  95
708
  9-7x
225
  900
135
  9-2x
126
  9000
32
  Aero
18
  952
11

Number of problems reported for all models of SAAB built from year 2011 to 1996.

Owners of SAAB cars have reported a total of 2,940 problems across all SAAB models built from year 2011 to 1996. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all SAAB models, is 183.7. Cars from SAAB's 2003 model year have the most problems reported (383 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  2011 SAAB
42
  2010 SAAB
32
  2009 SAAB
63
  2008 SAAB
244
  2007 SAAB
259
  2006 SAAB
340
  2005 SAAB
269
  2004 SAAB
255
  2003 SAAB
383
  2002 SAAB
147
  2001 SAAB
252
  2000 SAAB
228
  1999 SAAB
263
  1998 SAAB
28
  1997 SAAB
35
  1996 SAAB
99

Common problems of SAAB Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of SAAB cars. The number one most common problem of SAAB cars is related to the vehicle's electrical system, with 612 problems reported. The second most common SAAB car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (499 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of SAAB vehicles



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