Above average in the Folksam Report 2017. Saab 9 5. Image: Saab Automobile AB

Folksam Report 2017. How safe is a Saab?

The insurance company Folksam publishes the ranking of the safest vehicles every year. A tradition since the year 1983 and particularly exciting for Saab drivers. Because their cars are getting older. Are you still sure?

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Deformed sheet metal after a serious accident. Picture: T. Forner

At the wrong time in the wrong place. A SAAB does its job. Is the 9-7x a SAAB?

I'm not sure which headline to choose ?! But later. I drive since 1994 SAAB, which did not necessarily happen. Born in Leipzig, Mercedes was at trade fairs, but also BMW in my Volvo

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The chrome glasses after the accident

A midsummer weekend in Sweden. Part 2.

For a few days I had the hope that the repair would come about. Mattias said it would take several weeks. A specialist came who had estimated the value of the car on 100.000 kr.

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Swedish impression

A midsummer weekend in Sweden. Part 1.

With the Midsummer Festival in Sweden it's such a thing: Of course you want to do something special, enjoy nature and not stay in the city. But how is the weather going? Lots of people have “stugor”, or weekend houses, or boats - that

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A Saab 9-5 as a lifesaver

Saab Vs. Toyota. A Saab 9-5 as a lifesaver

We almost never post accident photos on our blog, although we are confronted with them on a regular basis, and the Saabs always impressively demonstrate a high standard of safety.

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Lifesaver Saab 9-5. Image: Ulrich Beitel

"Goodbye and Hello again Saab" also in private

Are there unpredictable but somehow parallel events in life? In my case, unfortunately, I have to say "yes" as far as the topic "Byebye Saab" is concerned - however, this "Byebye" was connected with an unexpectedly fast "Hello again", at least for me

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A Saab 9-5 NG is a safe car

Traditionally, every Saab is one of the safest vehicles in its decade. Whether we're talking about the Saab 99, Saab 900 or 9000, the mission to build a safe car is firmly rooted in the Saab DNA.

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Vehicle safety. Accident with the Saab 9-5.

Again and again, the blog team gets emailed by readers accident pictures. Some with a request not to publish them and others we do not want to publish because the background tragedy is too serious. In the case of Maik, who had an accident with his Saab 9-5, things are so that we decided to publish. Because his pictures show very impressively the safety of the Saab 9-5 in the normal everyday life.

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