Saturn Vue stinks Don't Buy One!
By Crystal Cooper on
2002 Saturn VUE AWD 4dr SUV (2.2L 4cyl CVT)
This is what I have had to repair in the first 3 years of my ownership! Most of the major things it happened oddly enough AFTER the warranty ran out! 1. new vehicle 1/31/02 2. panel trim replaced(shifter) 7/26/02 3. 1/08/03 Wipers stopped working. 4. 8/30/03 Transaxle oil cooler repaired 5. 1/29/04 Thermostat gasket replaced 6. 2/16/04 Shift housing indicator replaced 7. 7/10/04 Window channel replaced(inoperable power windows) 8. 8/26/04 Brakes worn out (32,000 miles) 9. 10/02/04 front seat cover replaced(excessive wear) 10. 2/12/05 replace rear lateral link(recall, rear wheel could fall off) 11. Front wheel bearing hub 5/05 12. 7/9/05 Brake inspection(needs repair and resurface roto
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The reliability is bad. I have owned 3 Saturns and the first 2 were great (Saturn was on it's own then). Claim gas mileage is 25 on Highway. I never got over 21 in 3 years.