saab92x.com - Over 10% of all 9-2x owners registered

Saab92x.com is dedicated to the discussion of the Saab 9-2x sport wagon, based on the Subaru WRX.
Please register or login to post.

Welcome to Saab92x.com!
Saab92X.com is the premier Saab92X forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.Please Register - It's Free!

#1 2016-08-25 08:46:22

samsquantch1
Member
Registered: 2015-09-01
User Number: 33088
Posts: 11

How rare are low mileage aeros now?

These great little cars have been out for 10-11 years now, meaning most have well over 100k miles on them. How rare are the really low miles cars, say <80k miles, at this point? I've seen maybe 2 listed over the last 2 months. As a buyer, would I be better off finding a clean car with any mileage and planning a motor swap?
Thanks!

Offline

 

Remove Advertisements Advertisement

Saab92X.com

Offline

 

#2 2016-08-25 09:20:43

gatesrex91
Member
Registered: 2016-08-25
User Number: 37832
Posts: 21

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

You will have to just keep your eyes open, I recently bought an 05 Aero with under 70k original miles and I have seen a few others for sale on dealership listings recently in the 70-80k range.

But basically yeah, you are right, since most of these cars were used as daily drivers and they are 10-11 years old just based on average mileage per year it will get much harder to find ones with under 100k and ones with under 80k are definitely a tough find.

If you are not looking to leave the car stock/original anyway and are open to a motor swap you might as well just get a higher mileage Aero that has a clean body/clean paint and no accident history and swap in a low mileage motor given that it will likely be much easier and cheaper to get your hands on a higher mileage car for a reasonable price.  You could realistically get one with 120k or so on the original motor for a good price and just drive it like that until you have saved up the money for the motor you want.

The only reason I personally would be wanting to find (and pay for) a super low mileage Aero is if I plan on keeping the car all stock and original.  If you plan to modify and or build/swap the car anyway I don't see a reason to buy a low original mileage car, just get one that is clean and accident free at that point.


2008.5 Mazdaspeed 3 Stage 2+ with all bolt-ons (daily driver)
2005 Saab 9-2x Aero DSM 5-Speed (family wagon)
1987 Mazda RX-7 Turbo II with 13Brew swap and many upgrades (toy)
2003 VW Jetta GLI VR6 with basic bolt-ons and coilovers (wife's ride)

Offline

 

#3 2016-08-25 10:16:09

WDEagle
Unrepentantly Ideological
Supporter
From: Fernandina Beach, FL
Registered: 2005-05-11
User Number: 7
Posts: 1396

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

There's a 2005 Aero on the island that I see from time to time.  It's got less than 60K miles on it.


Hers --------> 2005 Midnight Black Flat Black Pearl White Saab 92x Aero w/sport 2016 Ultra White Lexus NX200t F Sport
Mine --------> 2004 Black Chevrolet Colorado ZQ8 2016 Lazer Blue Chevy Colorado Crew Cab
Ours --------> 2004 Millennium Yellow Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
Ours 2 --------> 1966 Arcadian Blue Ford Mustang Coupe

Offline

 

#4 2016-08-25 11:26:54

eazy-e
GLWScam
From: Orlando
Registered: 2014-02-01
User Number: 14032
Posts: 750

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

very rare. I got mine three yrs ago w 55K but now its 92k  sad


'05 AERO 5mt - Desert Silver - IHI VF39 - Mishimoto TMIC - STI pink injectors - Cobb EBCS - AEM 320 fuel pump - Cobb XLE BPV - Mishimoto radiator - Cobb springs - Kartboy short shifter - Godspeed swaybar - 92k mi.

Offline

 

#5 2016-08-25 12:48:54

ikbrown
long live R0LO!
From: Fair Oaks, CA
Registered: 2011-10-06
User Number: 6094
Posts: 4830

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

Yea I would imagine low miles Aeros are getting quite rare. There was a seller in the bay area recently, maybe 6 months ago, that had an Aero with like 36k miles which is insane but the price they were looking for was equally insane. I bought mine 4 years ago with 44k miles, now I have 105k. Sorry I didn't keep it low miles for ya, I like  driving too much


2005 Saab 92x Aero 5MT | The basic mods, Stage 2.04
1968 Dodge Charger 383 | WIP, restored almost everything but body work
2014 Subaru Forester | Wife's car

Offline

 

#6 2016-08-25 13:04:21

racerjim
Headroom is overrated...
Supporter
From: Boulder CO
Registered: 2005-06-16
User Number: 247
Posts: 2954

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

Mine had 52K when I sold it earlier this month.


My Car:  2009 Mercedes Benz SLK55 AMG
SOLD August 2016:  2005 Saab 9-2x Aero 5-Speed, Cold, Premium, Arctic Silver
Her Car:  2013 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ

Offline

 

#7 2016-09-08 08:39:49

Indyxc
Member
From: Michigan
Registered: 2015-12-23
User Number: 35065
Posts: 44

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

There are out there, but hard to find. I bought my 06 Aero 5-spd in March with 67k.  biggrin

Offline

 

#8 2016-09-08 09:32:51

Tactical Pancake
Pancake Member
From: Albany, ny
Registered: 2016-06-18
User Number: 37064
Posts: 51

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

Indyxc wrote:

There are out there, but hard to find. I bought my 06 Aero 5-spd in March with 67k.  biggrin

I'm sure that was an arm and a leg  alot


2005 Saab 9-2x Aero - VF 37 Spec C twin scroll setup, Protuned to 330 pwnies-

Offline

 

#9 2016-09-08 10:53:23

zardoz99
Member
Registered: 2016-04-16
User Number: 36416
Posts: 5

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

Bought ours in April with 70k on the odometer.


2005 Subaru Outback 2.5 XT (turbo) 5 Speed Manual
2005 Subaru Baja Turbo 5 Speed manual
2005 Saab 92-x Aero Auto

Offline

 

#10 2016-09-20 10:39:14

Indyxc
Member
From: Michigan
Registered: 2015-12-23
User Number: 35065
Posts: 44

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

Tactical Pancake wrote:

Indyxc wrote:

There are out there, but hard to find. I bought my 06 Aero 5-spd in March with 67k.  biggrin

I'm sure that was an arm and a leg  alot

Yup. It wasn't cheap and probably not worth it truly, but it was exactly what I wanted.

Offline

 

#11 2016-09-20 23:56:27

Saaba05
Member
From: Vancouver Washington
Registered: 2013-08-16
User Number: 10185
Posts: 76

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

gatesrex91 wrote:

You will have to just keep your eyes open, I recently bought an 05 Aero with under 70k original miles and I have seen a few others for sale on dealership listings recently in the 70-80k range.

But basically yeah, you are right, since most of these cars were used as daily drivers and they are 10-11 years old just based on average mileage per year it will get much harder to find ones with under 100k and ones with under 80k are definitely a tough find.

If you are not looking to leave the car stock/original anyway and are open to a motor swap you might as well just get a higher mileage Aero that has a clean body/clean paint and no accident history and swap in a low mileage motor given that it will likely be much easier and cheaper to get your hands on a higher mileage car for a reasonable price.  You could realistically get one with 120k or so on the original motor for a good price and just drive it like that until you have saved up the money for the motor you want.

The only reason I personally would be wanting to find (and pay for) a super low mileage Aero is if I plan on keeping the car all stock and original.  If you plan to modify and or build/swap the car anyway I don't see a reason to buy a low original mileage car, just get one that is clean and accident free at that point.

Them wise words.


05' Saab 92x - Stage1 DP & Flash.  Dynamometer Dyno: 201.7HP 210TQ
02' Outback Sport - Hybrid Swap.

Offline

 

#12 2016-09-22 20:50:21

SaabaruRed
Member
From: Dillon, CO
Registered: 2015-02-01
User Number: 27905
Posts: 60
Website

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

Stupid rare. Bought my 06 two years ago from a member on here in NY (I'm in Colorado) with zero idea how to drive stick. Had 48k miles on it and sits at 68.5k with an accessport and a stage 1 tune.

Also...

https://i.imgur.com/Blzsj9Sh.jpg


2006 Aero, Brilliant Red, 49k miles bought, 5MT.

Offline

 

#13 2016-09-23 09:43:20

Indyxc
Member
From: Michigan
Registered: 2015-12-23
User Number: 35065
Posts: 44

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

The above is fun, but not really true. When your girlfriend leaves, you get nothing in return. When you sell your car, the tightness has some value.  lol

Offline

 

#14 2016-09-23 10:40:34

SaabaruRed
Member
From: Dillon, CO
Registered: 2015-02-01
User Number: 27905
Posts: 60
Website

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

The point is just to enjoy your car. If part of the resale value is a point you(ve) consider(ed) when purchasing the vehicle then its not the vehicle for you.


2006 Aero, Brilliant Red, 49k miles bought, 5MT.

Offline

 

#15 2016-09-23 14:43:12

gatesrex91
Member
Registered: 2016-08-25
User Number: 37832
Posts: 21

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

SaabaruRed wrote:

The point is just to enjoy your car. If part of the resale value is a point you(ve) consider(ed) when purchasing the vehicle then its not the vehicle for you.

That may be true for certain people who are hardcore into a certain specific type of car but I don't think that is true for many people.  Many people want to have a car for a while and then do plan to sell it to get something different in the future, in which case resale value would be a point they would definitely consider when buying a vehicle.  This would not mean that is "not the vehicle for them" but rather it is the vehicle they want at that time but do not plan to keep forever.

To be honest personally I think more the way you do because I tend to want to keep a car that I really like for a long time and am less concerned with resale value but I am sure for each person like us there are just as many who would consider potential resale value in the future to be important to them.


2008.5 Mazdaspeed 3 Stage 2+ with all bolt-ons (daily driver)
2005 Saab 9-2x Aero DSM 5-Speed (family wagon)
1987 Mazda RX-7 Turbo II with 13Brew swap and many upgrades (toy)
2003 VW Jetta GLI VR6 with basic bolt-ons and coilovers (wife's ride)

Offline

 

#16 2016-09-26 16:11:13

scope56
Member
Registered: 2013-08-15
User Number: 10144
Posts: 60

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

Mine only has ~60k, so there are still some out there. You deserve to find one of them, you've earned it for picking such a good username.

Offline

 

#17 2016-10-16 12:50:47

lobatt
Member
From: Sacra
Registered: 2010-02-23
User Number: 4337
Posts: 55

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

lickolepi wrote:

Make your car shine like never before:
http://luxxio.co.nz/

This guy a spammer.    Do not open

Offline

 

#18 2016-12-06 08:02:58

Badfish
Member
Registered: 2011-04-28
User Number: 5434
Posts: 47

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

I bought mine 6 years ago with 26k.  Today it has just over 32k.  When I purchased it I intended to drive it but I ended up with other cars that I enjoy driving more so it has just been sitting.  Tried selling it a couple times, but for as little as they go for I figured I would just hold on to it.  Def not a money maker lol.


05' Aero 5mt.  Black

Offline

 

#19 2016-12-21 22:28:01

SubieWarfare
Member
Registered: 2016-12-21
User Number: 39273
Posts: 3

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

Indyxc wrote:

The above is fun, but not really true. When your girlfriend leaves, you get nothing in return. When you sell your car, the tightness has some value.  lol

Only because you're doing it wrong, Indy. biggrin

Offline

 

#20 2016-12-22 08:04:48

Pyromancy5
Moderbator
Supporter
Registered: 2009-02-23
User Number: 3538
Posts: 5797

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

I tried to snag that 06 aero with 49k on it, but I got beat to it.  I would have  driving the shit out of it too.


2005 Linear, 5mt, Satin Gray Metallic, moonroof, ixizsclutch, ixizhood, FHI 21 mm rear sway bar, rear dif guard
1981 Yamaha SR500

Offline

 

#21 2016-12-22 10:28:57

whiskeymcclinton
Member
Registered: 2016-12-22
User Number: 39297
Posts: 1

Re: How rare are low mileage aeros now?

I have 99,700 km on my '05 Aero (62,000 miles). Bought it used in Calgary with half that. Was going to sell it this year, but sure having fun in the snow (Winterpeg).

Offline

 

Board footer

Site problems, bugs, or questions? Contact Administrator
All content copyright Saab92x.com 2005-2010
SAAB and the SAAB logos are trademarks of Saab Cars USA, Inc.