Tires lasted 45,000 to 50,000 mile before replacement. Changed oil and filter and that's about all. Performance with the 250-horsepower V6 places Vue is among the quickest in its class. Made it through many winter storms. I've taken it to 140 and it felt like I was going 70 on a freeway.
The Vue is a practical vehicle. These models were given an acceptable overall rating in side impacts. For 2005, this engine is available with a traditional four-speed automatic transmission. I have run across a people who haven't, but don't know how their cars have been maintained or bought from! Canada: General Motors Corporation and General Motors of Canada Limited, 2006, p. Upgrades included a redesigned interior with higher-quality materials, a new bumper and grille, and some minor cosmetic pieces to the exterior. As far as mantenace very little change the oil and rotate the tires that takes care of it.
A second generation model was launched in 2007 for the 2008 model year as a rebadged. It does well on my daily commute to and from Illinois daily I'm from Indiana. I walked away with no injuries other than a couple minor bumps and bruises! Wish I could find another Saturn like this! Nothing that hasn't been expected. It's reliable had very few problems with it especially for its age! Canada: General Motors Corporation and General Motors of Canada Limited, 2006, p. It automatically stops the engine when the vehicle comes to a halt and instantly restarts it when the vehicle must move again.
Archived from on April 23, 2009. I just had to purchase a new vehicle for daily use however, I will still be holding on to this one. Fold down seats make this vehicle very versatile. I've maintained them regularly, and they have served me well. Saturn built the Vue on a long wheelbase, resulting in a roomy interior with back seats that recline slightly for comfort. The Vue's electric power steering is recalibrated for a sporty feel.
I was able to fit everything I ever needed to in it and had no worries whenever I was driving! The 2005 Saturn Vue gets upgraded trim inside and out, and it benefits from recent improvements that have brought more refinement and made it more enjoyable to drive. Front seat-belt pre-tensioners arrived last year, along with dual-stage airbags that inflate less forcefully in a less-severe crash, reducing the chance that the airbag itself will cause an injury. Windows, locks, and mirrors are manually operated. Gas mileage is excellent and car was extremely comfortable. The Green Line has a 170 hp 127 kW 2. Unique front and rear fascias, with black air intakes and a chrome exhaust tip distinguish Red Line Vues from other models. Archived from on April 23, 2009.
Rotors last about 40,000 miles before resurfacing due to hilly terrain. I put in a Kenwood dpx402 and if I want to I can raddle cars next to me not even joking the Stock 10inch bass does work. The Vue is best equipped with the powerful 3. A leather-wrapped three-spoke steering wheel, leather shift knob, bright interior trim plates, and upgraded seat fabric brighten the interior. Was in an accident where I ended up airborne, hit 5 trees and landed in the bottom of a ravine. The from the and five-speed were initially offered, but starting in 2004, all six-cylinder Vues were equipped with 's 250-horsepower 190 kW engine and a transmission.
I've recommended them to family and friends for reliability and have had good luck too. A large electric motor is connected to the crankshaft via a special accessory drive belt, with a modified automatic transmission fitted. Standard is a four-cylinder engine with a manual transmission. Replacable Cabin filter does an amazing job of keeping interior air clean. The first generation ran from model year 2002-2007. Its unibody platform is shared with the , and the.
It's still on the road with 234K miles. Either way, forward progress with the four-cylinder is lethargic. OnStar will send emergency crews to the scene should your airbag go off. A hybrid powertrain version of the 2. Not many cars have this feature.