The shock absorbers on your Saab not only absorb bumps to provide a comfortable ride, they also play an important safety role. Worn shock absorbers reduce the security of the contact between the wheels and the road and therefore reduce the stability of your car in extreme manoeuvres. This reduced contact also increases braking distances. And if your shock absorbers are not properly absorbing the impacts from bumps in the road you will also experience increased wear on your Saabs suspension and tires.
To ensure your Saab handles as it should it is important is that you retain shock absorbers of the same type that the car was equipped with at the factory. Saab Genuine shock absorbers are designed to interact with other parts of the vehicle's steering system. As part of this complete system they will ensure your the car will be stable and safe in a sudden evasive maneuver or when cornering at speed.