Saab USA did their press release with pricing information yesterday, but I had some pricing info for you all around a week ago. It’s only now that I’ve read bothems a bit closer closer that I’ve realised there’s some differences between the two.
Edmunds also have some pricing info that’s a little inaccurate as well, as they’ve overinflated the price increase.
So let clear everything up here.
The MSRP I originally showed for the 9-3 2.0T Sport Sedan was $27,640. However, I neglected to include the freight charge of $745, which brings the base up to $28,385 as it’s advertised on the release and at Edmunds.
Edmunds, however, have written it up as an increase of more that $2,000 over the outgoing model, which isn’t the case. The price they’ve used to base that on is the non-freight 2007 price of $26,250. With the same freight charge included, the actual base price for the 2007 model was $26,995.
What this all boils down to is a 2007-2008 price rise of $1,390 for the 2.0T and a rise of $1,025 for the Aero Sport Sedan. Increases on other variants are similar.
Here’s the full list, with the $745 freight charge added on.
Saab 9-3 Sedan 2.0T – $27,640 + 745 = $28,385
Saab 9-3 Sedan Aero – $34,620 + 745 = $35,365
Saab 9-3 SportCombi 2.0T – $28,885 + 745 = $29,630
Saab 9-3 SportCombi Aero – $35,520 + 745 = $36,265
Saab 9-3 Convertible 2.0T – $38,965 + 745 = $39,710
Saab 9-3 Convertible Aero – $44,920 + 745 = $45,665
The previous pricing entry also gave price information about packages and options.