by yougie12345 on Aug 17, 2013 Vehicle: 2004 Saturn VUE Fwd 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 5A)
mom bought this car two years old with 26000 miles on it. it now has 105000 on it and still runs great. since she has given it to me and the only thing i ever have to do with it is put gas in it, and it really does pretty well around town on gas (26ish) since we have owned it she has had to put breaks on it and new tires. thats it :) overall a great car, good job saturn
by aircap_aviator on Jul 14, 2012 Vehicle: 2004 Saturn VUE Fwd 4dr SUV (2.2L 4cyl 5M)
Bought used over a year ago.
Wanted something that got decent gas milage, could haul my big teenage kids and had a manual trans.
Vue was about the only thing I could find that fit all three.
Gets mid 20's for gas mileage in city / mixed driving.
Had 118K when I bought it and at 143K now.
Only repairs were new struts in the front right after purchase and two new tires.
Overall very happy with the value and what it does for me.
has new various rattles seemingly every time I get in,
interior quality only average, and interior design is very lacking for storage.
by horriblecar1 on Jul 12, 2012 Vehicle: 2004 Saturn VUE AWD 4dr SUV (2.2L 4cyl CVT)
I purchased this car 4 months ago used and now am experiencing issues with it. It was shaking back and fourth.... stop and go traffic was horrifying because I was afraid the rpms were going to drop and the car would shut off. Also the car had extremely poor pick up and when I would come to a stop the car would occasionally not go when I put my foot on the gas and then it would take off and sound like someone hit me from behind. Don't purchase this car better yet just get a bike...
A new 3.5-liter V6 replaces the previous 3.0-liter unit. Larger 17-inch wheels and tires are now standard on the V6 AWD model and optional on the front-wheel-drive version. Antilock brakes are standard on all V6 models. The interior has been upgraded to reduce noise and now incorporates metallic and leather trim. The front seats now have seatbelt pre-tensioners and dual-stage front airbags. New entertainment choices include MP3-compatible CD players, satellite radio and a rear-seat DVD entertainment system (late availability).