I'm now looking for a newer model. I've had no problems with this outside regular maintenance. Extra weight is given to the more serious areas such as major engine or transmission problems. Year Exhaust Engine Power Torque Transmission 2007—2008 Single 3. I was going to lease either a Nissan Rogue or a Subaru Forester. Currently the Saturn Outlook has a score of 9. The figures are lower than they would be using the 2007 method.
Either front- or all-wheel drive is available, and your only transmission option is an automatic. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. The large chrome grille and teardrop-shaped headlights are probably the most masculine attributes, while the downward-sloping roof, ending in a radically angled rear hatch, exudes European design. Yes, this Saturn is truly different. Nineteen years later, there finally is an entire lineup capable of doing just that. Took forever to get parts. The Vue is relatively heavy for its class, weighing in at 4,076 pounds.
The first thing I noticed was the rather large steering wheel and its brushed-nickel insert at the bottom. On the outside, the Vue Hybrid looks a lot like the regular Vue models; its sheetmetal is smooth and rounded, but the overall profile is tall and arched, with a more carlike front end than the closely related Chevrolet Equinox and Pontiac Torrent. The two vehicles are rated separately, except that the structural ratings for both vehicles are based on both tests. I think that Onstar is the coolest!! A tent-pole-like cargo net can then divide the space using the clasps. Sales resumed within days of the notice.
Inside the cabin, higher quality interior materials are used, and levels of fit and finish are much improved, but the front seats are uncomfortable and lack adequate support. The Outlook's most novel feature is the Smart Slide second-row seat that flips and slides in one motion to provide exceptionally easy access to the roomy third row. Despite the fact that the Saturn Vue Hybrid's electric motor doesn't do much while you're driving, you'll really appreciate the boost the system delivers to overall fuel economy. Saturn has dropped the Green Line name and now simply calls its hybrid the Vue Hybrid. Rear passengers are treated to an upscale cupholder that exemplifies how superior even the most minute interior features are in the Vue. This feature was mostly praised by the staff, with the exception of one lone detractor.
In the affected vehicles, the flexible steel cable that connects the seatbelt to the front outboard seating positions may fatigue and separate over time. Personally, I thought the metal on the wheel and interior door handles was a very elegant touch, and just the right amount as to not overwhelm the cabin. I am a single mom of a very active little girl. Our subscribers provide great insights into their satisfaction by answering one simple question: If they had it to do all over again, would they definitely buy or lease the same model? Now after a week of driving it, I am still very impressed with it. Standard safety equipment includes front, front-side, and three-row side-curtain airbags, plus electronic stability and traction controls with rollover mitigation. Reliability History Reliability History The reliability charts are based on responses on hundreds of thousands of vehicles from our latest Annual Auto Survey.
New features on all Vue trims include standard Panic Brake Assist, available Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity and OnStar 7. The Outlook is available in front- or all-wheel drive. The 4 speed transmission also hinders fuel economy, in my opinion. If something were to happen to it, I would not hesitate to purchase another one. Note: Vehicles repaired as part of Customer Satisfaction Campaign 10085 and special coverage 10335 have already had the subject condition repaired and therefore are not included in the safety recall.
These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. If you feel you have received this message in error, please view our customer care or access your here. The recall for the 2009-2010 model years began on July 11, 2014. That includes lots of cargo space, seating for eight and a smooth ride. While the 2009 Saturn Vue Hybrid can compete in terms of interior quality, it suffers from a lack of space that some consumers might consider a deal-breaker.
Automakers tend to pack all sorts of high-tech features into their hybrid models, but Saturn opts for a less opulent base package for the 2009 Saturn Vue Hybrid. Send David an Hide full review. All of these features are standard on all models. Remedy General Motors will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, repair and replace the lap pretensioner, free of charge. This is a good place to start. Both organizations are wholly supported by.