Overall the SW2 is a good car, just not a great one. The plastic body
panels means it survives parking lots without dings. It's insurance rates
are low, and it greats good fuel economy, yet performance is good. It's
reliable and seems rugged, but it excites no one.
The best description I have ever heard for Saturns is that they are perfect
cars for people who don't care about cars.
The choice of plastics in the interior results in a low-priced look and feel
with buzzes, rattles.
American made, plastic body panels, fuel economy, styling, low insurance
rates, no haggling price, size, reliability.
Quality needs improvement - better materials, more concentration on
tactile feel to reduce "cheap" feel to car, better designed seats. Value for
the money is okay, but nothing special.