A Saab remains alone in rare cases. This is unusual with the Saab double pack of reader Marco nonetheless. Because his vehicles are relatively young, which in our case means year 2010 and 2011. Together they come on 661.000 kilometers. They are spread over an 9-3 Griffin and an 9-3x.
The Saab double pack
Both models are quite rare and have lovers status. There are fans who would prefer to pack a 2011 Griffin or a 9-3x in cotton wool and keep it for posterity. Marco lets them “eat kilometers” and is happy about his vehicles every day. He calls it sustainability and is definitely right. Viewed objectively, an object that is used as intensively as possible over a long period of time is best for the environment and the conservation of resources. The 9-3 Griffin reports 356.000 kilometers, the 9-3x “only” 305.000.
That does not say anything about the preferences of the owner. The reason that the 9-3x lagged a bit in terms of mileage, is due to his strong love for extended workshop visits. Living sustainability is sometimes not so easy, writes Marco. But he does not go into detail.
What can we learn from it? Do not be afraid of high mileage! The 9-3 series has proven to be robust. Reasonably maintained, long life cycles and high mileage are possible. The maintenance is affordable, because the technology is manageable and the vehicles still manage without excessive electronics and assistance systems. And if you then verkneift still the four-wheel drive, excludes a possible source of error. In any case, with an experienced Saab workshop at his side, nothing stands in the way of a long relationship.
But what we are still waiting for is the first 9-3 to crack the magic number of one million kilometers. These mileage readings have long been in place in the 9-5 I warehouse.
We continue to search for kilometer kings!
The submissions falter a bit, but the blog team is sure there is much, much more. The blog lives through the readers, so engagement is in demand! It does not have to be the highest mileage, it also counts age and sustainability. All owners of kilometers kingswho want to see their car on the blog are invited to send pictures and information. Next Saturday we continue, I present the next Saab Kilometer King.