1st Generation (2005—2009) 9-7X Problems

This generations ranks 5th out of 11 Saab generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the exterior (25%), interior (25%), and the drivetrain (25%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Inaccurate Fuel Gauge 2 complaints at an average of 106,200 miles in the 2006 Saab 9-7X.
  2. Windshield Wipers Operate Unintentionally 1 complaints at an average of 12,000 miles in the 2006 Saab 9-7X.
  3. Chatter on Turns, Stuck in All Wheel Drive 1 complaints at an average of 148,345 miles in the 2006 Saab 9-7X.

What 9-7X Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Saab model years.

Watch out for the 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2009 0 0 566 0.0
2008 0 1 542 0.0
2007 0 4 545 0.0
2006 4 4 506 1.47
2005 0 2 377 0.0

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