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Vehicle 1998 Buick Riviera 2dr Cpe 2009 Saab 9-3 Convertible 2.0T Touring
120-Amp Alternator No Yes
1 Rear Foglight No Yes
20.0 gallon fuel tank Yes No
2.93 transaxle ratio Yes No
2 Cupholders Total No Yes
2 Front Power Outlets No Yes
(2) rear coat hooks Yes No
(2) rear rail assist handles Yes No
2-speed windshield wipers w/variable delay feature Yes No
3.8L (231) SFI V6 Series II supercharged engine Yes No
(4) 16" aluminum wheels Yes No
4-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission w/OD Yes No
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes No Yes
4-wheel independent suspension w/auto level control Yes No
(6) Concert sound II speakers Yes No
6-Speed Manual Transmission With Overdrive No Yes
70-Amp/Hours Battery No Yes
Acoustical pkg Yes No
Alloy Wheels, 16-In. X 6.5-In. No Yes
AM/FM Radio With 150-Watts, Seek, Scan, Speed Sensitive Volume and 7 Speakers Total; CD Player; XM(R) Satellite Radio No Yes
Anti-lock brakes Yes No
Automatic Climate Control No Yes
Automatic Headlights No Yes
Automatic Safety Rollbar No Yes
Auxiliary Input Jack No Yes
Cargo Area Tiedown Hooks No Yes
Cargo Organizer No Yes
Carpet Located In Passenger Cabin No Yes
City 18/hwy 27 (3.8L supercharged engine/4-speed auto trans) Yes No
Clear coat paint Yes No
Coinholder No Yes
Compact Spare Tire No Yes
Composite tungsten halogen headlamps Yes No
Covered Lower Console Storage Located On Floor No Yes
Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal No Yes
Cruise Control No Yes
Daytime running lights Yes No
Daytime Running Lights No Yes
Delayed Courtesy Light No Yes
Delayed entry/exit lighting w/theater dimming Yes No
Digital Clock No Yes
Door Mounted Storage No Yes
Driver Airbag No Yes
Driver & front passenger airbag supplemental restraint system (SRS) Yes No
Driver Power Lumbar No Yes
Driver Power Seat Adjusts 8 Ways Total No Yes
Dual automatic comfortemp climate control air conditioner Yes No
Dual Body-Color Folding Power Adjustable Heated Exterior Rearview Mirrors No Yes
Dual deluxe body-color electric remote outside rearview mirrors Yes No
Dual horns Yes No
Electric rear window defogger Yes No
Electric remote fuel filler door release Yes No
Electric remote keyless entry w/security feedback, perimeter lighting, instant alarm Yes No
Electric remote trunk lock release w/security switch Yes No
Electronic Brake Force Distribution No Yes
Electronic speed control Yes No
Electronic Stability Program (ESP(R)) Vehicle Stability Control System No Yes
Electronic warning tones-inc: seat belt, ignition key, headlamps on, turn signal on, parking brake on Yes No
ETR AM/FM stereo w/compact disc, cassette, auto tone control-inc: seek-scan, digital clock, auto-reverse, music search Yes No
Exterior Temperature Gauge No Yes
Flash-to-pass signal lever Yes No
Free Scheduled Maintenance For 36 Months or 36,000 Miles No Yes
Front Active Head Restraints No Yes
Front Air Dam No Yes
Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts No Yes
Front and Rear Bumpers No Yes
Front auxiliary pwr receptacle Yes No
Front Carpeted Floor Mats No Yes
Front Dual Bucket Seats With Driver Adjustable Seat Height and Adjustable Headrests No Yes
Front Dual Illuminated Vanity Mirrors No Yes
Front Dual Sunvisors No Yes
Front Map Light No Yes
Front Power 283-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 276-mm Solid Disc Brakes No Yes
Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters No Yes
Front/rear carpet savers Yes No
Front/rear plush carpeting Yes No
Front/rear shoulder/lap safety belts (outboard position) w/front shoulder belt comfort adjuster Yes No
Front Side Airbag With Head Protection No Yes
Front/side window defogger outlets Yes No
Front Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Front wheel drive Yes No
Fuel cap holder Yes No
Full length operating console w/storage armrest & dual oval cupholders Yes No
Full trunk trim Yes No
Gas hood support struts Yes No
Glass Rear Window On Convertible No Yes
Grille mounted hood ornament Yes No
Halogen Headlights No Yes
HD Delco Freedom II Plus battery w/rundown protection Yes No
HD engine/transmission cooling Yes No
Illuminated Entry Located On Footwell No Yes
Illuminated Glovebox No Yes
Independent MacPherson Strut Front Suspension With Springs and Gas Charged Shock Absorbers No Yes
Independent Multi-Link Rear Suspension With Coil Springs and Gas Charged Shock Absorbers No Yes
Inside hood lock release Yes No
Instrumentation cluster w/speedometer, tachometer, coolant temp/ trip odometer/oil level/low fuel/washer fluid indicators Yes No
Interior Air Filter No Yes
Keyless Entry Operated Via Key Fob No Yes
L A T C H No Yes
Leather bucket seats w/6-way pwr, dual pwr seatback recliners, manual lumbar Yes No
Leather Seats No Yes
Leather Steering Wheel No Yes
Leather-wrapped steering wheel Yes No
Lights-inc: front ashtray, trunk, instrument panel courtesy, glove box, engine compartment, door courtesy/floodlight, front/rear/trunk courtesy lamps Yes No
Manual day/night inside rearview mirror Yes No
Moldings-inc: protective body-color body side, belt reveal, wheel opening, rocker panel Yes No
Multi-Function Remote Operates Door Lock/Unlock, Power Windows, Alarm and Convertible Top No Yes
OnStar(R) Hands-Free Calling With Telephone No Yes
OnStar(R) Stolen Vehicle Assistance No Yes
OnStar(R) Telematics System With 12 Months Safe and Sound Plan. Includes Emergency Services, Crisis Assist and Roadside Assistance No Yes
OnStar(R) Telematics System With 12 Months Safe and Sound Plan. Includes Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, Hands-Free Calling and Low Mileage Discount No Yes
P225/60R16 all-season touring SBR BSW Eagle GA tires Yes No
Passenger Airbag No Yes
Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor No Yes
Passenger lighted visor vanity mirror Yes No
PASS-Key II theft deterrent system Yes No
Perimeter Lighting Located On Headlights No Yes
Power Door Locks No Yes
Power Rack and Pinion Steering No Yes
Power Soft Convertible Top No Yes
Power Windows With Front Dual One-Touch Up No Yes
Pre-Programmed Equalizer No Yes
Pwr antenna Yes No
Pwr door locks w/delayed locking, lockout protection, memory feature Yes No
Pwr front/rear disc brakes Yes No
Pwr windows w/driver-side express down Yes No
Radio Antenna No Yes
Rain Sensing Wipers No Yes
Rear Bench Seats No Yes
Rear Carpeted Floor Mats No Yes
Rear HVAC Ducts Located In Back Of Center Console No Yes
Rear seat comfortemp air conditioning Yes No
Rear slide-in license plate holder Yes No
Rear Stabilizer Bar No Yes
Rear Window Defroster No Yes
Remote Decklid No Yes
Retained accessory pwr Yes No
Rollover Sensor No Yes
SBRP215/55HR16 BSW, All-Season Tires No Yes
Seatback Storage No Yes
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate Controls No Yes
Side Guard Door Beams No Yes
Solar-Ray solar control glass Yes No
Speed variable magnetic assist steering Yes No
Stainless steel dual exhaust Yes No
Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio No Yes
Storage-inc: glovebox/garage door opener compartment, coinholder, cupholders cassette/compact disc storage, trash receptacle Yes No
Supplemental extendable front sunshades Yes No
Tachometer No Yes
Telephone Antenna No Yes
Telescopic Steering Column No Yes
Temperature Controlled Storage Cools Glovebox No Yes
Theft-Lock(R) Radio Anti-Theft No Yes
Tilt Steering Column No Yes
Tilt-wheel adjustable steering column Yes No
Tinted Glass No Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor No Yes
Traction Control No Yes
Trip Computer With Average Speed, Miles To Empty, Instantaneous Fuel Consumption and Trip Odometer No Yes
Trunk Anti-Trap Device No Yes
Trunk convenience net Yes No
Trunk Light No Yes
Turbocharged 2.0-Liter I4, 16-Valve, DOHC, MPFI Engine; Front/Mounted With Horsepower Of 210@5500, Torque Of 221@2500, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Head No Yes
Turbocharger With Intercooler No Yes
Twilight Sentinel headlamp control Yes No
Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Engine Immobilizer and Alarm No Yes
Voice Activated Controls For Bluetooth(R) Wireless Enabled Devices No Yes
Voice Activated Controls For Phone No Yes
Wireless Communication Access For Bluetooth(R) Enabled Devices No Yes
Woodgrain Trim Located On Instrument Panel, Glovebox, Doors and Shift Knob No Yes






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