2008 Saturn VUE Hybrid Consumer Review: not so thrilled

2008 Saturn VUE Hybrid - Consumer Review

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Green Line 4dr SUV (2.4L 4-cyl. Hybrid 4-speed Automatic)

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not so thrilled
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2008 Saturn VUE Hybrid Green Line 4dr SUV (2.4L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid 4A)


i bought a 2008 vue hybrid in 9/08. The car is nice - trims and style are great but two standout issues so far. First it was the roof racks - there are none and no optin for the Vue Hybrid. Thule makes one but its $500 dollars and needs to be custom installed. Second, mileage - I've avg'd 23.3 MPG, that's the best so far driving everyday. Granted i drive a little fast and due to new locale often in a city mpg mode but even on long highway trips still avg the same mileage - just not worth it. Additonal draw backs - no AWD bad in winter/rain, transmission vibrations in cold start weather, lack of pickup by 4cyl. All said I tried us car and i'm going back to foreigns

Best Features

xm radio/onstar, controls on steering wheel, auto thermal controls, rain sensor wipers, easy fold down seats for large cargo loads

Worst Features

stronger powerplant, AWD, sunroof wind deflector, truly better MPG
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