Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 14:29:55 +0200 From: "mave" <jw2820nopsamucom.be> Subject: Re: Saab 9/3 2.2 Diesel
"hamish aggis" <ecossenopsamo.net> wrote in message news:amd9sr$g1i$1nopsam5.svr.pol.co.uk... > i've got a 2001 9-3 2.2 (sept on lease) 45000km > > definitely not the most refined diesel and mine has consistently used 1litre > of oil per 1400 miles but as long as you remember to carry a 4L can with you > there isnt a problem!! average consumption 38.5mpg; 42 on long motorway > drives > > runs fine. much more comfortable than the mercs/bmw/audis that my colleagues > have. > climate control isnt very sophisticated and needs lots of fiddling > carrying capacity is outstanding > as this is the same engine as in the opel zafira, the oil consumption should be better if you use ELF 0w30 oil.