by azgirl on Jul 7, 2009 Vehicle: 2003 Saturn ION 2 4dr Coupe (2.2L 4cyl 5M)
I like my Ion. Six years after purchasing, it's a great value. I don't drive it hard. Maybe if I drove it more, it would have more issues. Six years and less than 37K miles, the only issues I've had are a drivers side power window issue (fixed under warranty), and I now need new bushings. Love the interior and exterior styling and would buy another if they were still in production.
by Unsatisfied on Mar 1, 2009 Vehicle: 2003 Saturn ION 2 4dr Coupe (2.2L 4cyl 5M)
Why won't Saturn stand behind their vehicles? Only a week after purchasing my vehicle it won't start. Local repair shop said probably starter, decided to do a little research first, omg I can't believe the thousands of complaints on line. Dealers replace ignition switch which is faulty in the first place but they do not acknowledge that. Guess what the switch if you are lucky only lasts a year if that and then you are stuck with the same repair every year.
by A/G on Oct 8, 2006 Vehicle: 2003 Saturn ION 2 4dr Coupe (2.2L 4cyl 5M)
This is one great car. Easy to drive, fun, and looks sharp. Great fuel mileage. Great in the winter and summer. Just an all around nice car. I recommend it for a first car, or if you need a daily drive that gets good gas mileage but want to stay American.
by wosko on Sep 28, 2005 Vehicle: 2003 Saturn ION 2 4dr Coupe (2.2L 4cyl 5M)
After 2 months of owning this car, the car wouldn't shut off because the key wouldn't turn or come out. I had to have it towed and the ignition solinoid replaced. A month later it happened again. The dials on the thermostat don't rotate properly. The remote trunk unit has to be reset every so often. The brakes are already going bad. You can't spill anything in the car because cleaning the material will leave moisture stains. Worst buy ever.
by schillidog on Feb 1, 2004 Vehicle: 2003 Saturn ION 2 4dr Coupe (2.2L 4cyl 5M)
Saturn greatly improves on their
small car platform with the new ion
line. more power, space and better
looks i bought this car in july 03 and
have had no problems with it the car
gets good gas mileage and has a
good performance along with it all
backed by saturns reputation for
reliability and helpfulness through
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