Saturn

2008 Saturn Vue Green Line – 32 MPG Highway

When Saturn released the first Vue Green Line in 2006, it was underwhelming in a major way.  The EPA MPG ratings were barely above those of the regular Vue, and real-world testing revealed about the same.  In other words, Saturn was asking you to pay more for very little real benefit.  My, how things change,and […]

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2008 Saturn VUE Review

When you look at the 2008 Saturn VUE, you’re likely to say “Golly, that looks an awful lot like the new Honda CR-V.”  And dag-nabit you’d be right, the new Vue looks far more like the CR-V than it does the old Vue.  And, truth be told, that’s not a terrible thing.  Honda sells tons of […]

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2009 Saturn Aura Spy Shot

While the Saturn Aura is new here, the platform has been on the European market for 6 years – hardly a new vehicle when you look at it that way. GM is hard at work, trying to keep things fresh, so here we have a first look at the 2009 Saturn Aura / Opel Vectra. […]

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2007 Saturn Aura Green Line Review

I’ve been honest about my feelings concerning the 2007 Saturn Aura Green Line before – I even crowned it the Worst Hybrid Ever. Now that it’s out, and some people have had a chance to drive it, has my opinion changed? Well, no, not really. Here are my 2 main problems with the Aura Green […]

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Worst Hybrid Ever

Saturn announced the  pricing on the new 2008 Aura green line Hybrid.  MSRP will start at $22,695 ( includes destination charge ) – and since it’s a Saturn, what you see is what you pay.  This makes the Aura the cheapest Hybrid available – cheaper than the Civic Hybrid, and cheaper than the Prius, though by […]

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2008 Saturn Astra

Saturn is progressing quickly into becoming GM’s ‘Europe in America’ brand.  Considering the utter blandness that is most of Saturn’s models, I say great!  As part of this movement, we have the upcoming 2008 Saturn Astra, available in both a 2 and 4 door hatchback.  Power will come from a 140 horse, 1.8 liter 4 banger.  […]

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Want to test drive a Saturn? Stay at home

Saturn is famous for their pricing policy – the price is on the sticker, and that’s final.  If you don’t like it, you’re welcome to buy something else.  Now GM’s rejuvenated one-price brand is adding a new trick to their bag – test drives at your home.  Anyone who is in the market for a […]

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2007 Saturn Outlook Review

The 2007 Saturn Outlook is built on the same platform as the new GMC Arcadia – an all-new unibody platform. GM is betting a lot on these two cousins, and they’re betting a lot on the new platform. Why unibody over a body-on-frame? Well, unibody promises better ride quality, lighter weight, and most importantly, better […]

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