After diving into a ton of press write ups on the 2010 and 2011 Saab 9-5, it seems pretty clear.
It's the best Saab, ever.
But the problem is, is the BEST Saab ever good enough to run with the big dogs today?
Taking its price point into consideration, the car is plopped right in the middle of some seriously hot competition. Opting for the 2.0T motor slots the car right against smaller sedans like the Audi A4, BMW 3-Series and Mercedes-Benz C-Class. But the uprated six-cylinder nears that $50,000 mark. That's entry-level A6, 5-Series and E-Class now.
It's a tough fight but someone's gotta do it. What say you, Spies?
This is hands-down the best Saab I've ever driven. For more than 25 years I've been a fan of Saabs, especially the wagon variants. I love the way they heat up, how quickly the seat heaters work on a frigid morning, and how well they plow through the snow. I liked the turbo motors, hated the gawd-awful torque steer, and yes, I even liked the ignition switch on the console...
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