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
1,651
  95
703
  9-7x
213
  900
135
  9-2x
123
  9000
32
  Aero
18
  952
11

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

Owners of SAAB cars have reported a total of 2,886 problems across all SAAB models built from year 1996 to 2011. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all SAAB models, is 180.3. Cars from SAAB's 2003 model year have the most problems reported (379 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 SAAB
99
  1997 SAAB
35
  1998 SAAB
28
  1999 SAAB
261
  2000 SAAB
227
  2001 SAAB
251
  2002 SAAB
147
  2003 SAAB
379
  2004 SAAB
253
  2005 SAAB
262
  2006 SAAB
321
  2007 SAAB
252
  2008 SAAB
239
  2009 SAAB
62
  2010 SAAB
31
  2011 SAAB
38

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 604 problems reported. The second most common SAAB car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (491 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of SAAB vehicles



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