Every year, DEKRA publishes its used car report. The Saab 9-5 is due to low quantities, no more attention. In contrast, the Saab 9-3, Sweden's best-selling model, is still present in German statistics. What the DEKRA has found out, reads well.
Here the DEKRA comment: The classic Saab driver is usually faithful to his vehicle for many years and attaches importance to regular maintenance. The below-average defect rate in almost all areas shows that the owners are not so bad on the way. The vehicles over 100.000 km consistently score better than the class average in the DEKRA Check.
We have it in black and white again! A Saab is just a long-term car. Do not be afraid of high mileage. The detailed report can be found here. Interesting is the direct comparison with the colleagues from Gothenburg, the view over the fence so. DEKRA takes the Volvo S60 here. While the Saab is in the middle of the class in almost all criteria or better, the Gothenburg is significantly worse. The Volvo no quality from Swedish steel anymore? Or do Saab drivers just care for their cars better?