Honda has been supplying its 3.5-liter V-6 for use in the first-generation Vue since the deal was signed in 2002, but according to a report from Automotive News, GM has decided to drop the Honda engine option for the second-generation 2008 Saturn
The Honda-powered Vue was popular and accounted for slightly more than half of the model’s total sales throughout its lifespan. The engine will be replaced by a 3.6-liter V-6 produced by GM. The second-generation Vue will also be available (...) > Full story
GM has announced the pricing for the 2008 Saturn
Vue model, and you will have a bad suprise to hear that the price is $3,295 over the 2007 model (the base price for the re-engineered, restyled Vue is $21,395 including shipping).
The base price of the crossover is close to that of such 2007 rivals as the Honda
CR-V, at $21,195, and Toyota
RAV4, at $21,595. But it is above the Ford Escape, which stickers for $19,985.
"Keep in mind that the previous model had a smaller four-cylinder engine (...) > Full story
Saturn announced a new variant of the completely redesigned 2008 Vue crossover utility at the Chicago Auto Show:the affordable, fuel-saving Green Line hybrid.
The 2008 Vue Green Line hybrid will continue to provide consumers with an affordable hybrid that also provides uncompromised utility.
The hybrid system on the Vue Green Line combines sophisticated controls with an electric motor/generator mated to a 2.4L four-cylinder engine and a modified four-speed automatic transmission. The (...) > Full story
Saturn announced a new variant of the completely redesigned 2008 Vue crossover utility at the Chicago Auto Show: the performance-tuned Red Line
The Red Line builds on the new Vue’s bold styling with an aggressive front-end design, including a large, lower air opening and projector beam fog lamps. The rear of the vehicle features a special fascia, spoiler and chrome exhaust tips. A lowered suspension, 18-inch alloy wheels and Red Line badges complete the performance-inspired (...) > Full story
General Motors increase their hybrid fleet to eight, with a view to take it twelve in the future.
Saturn today introduced the all-new 2008 Saturn Vue, a compact five-door crossover vehicle with European design and sporty ride and handling. The vehicle was revealed at the Greater Los Angeles International Auto Show.
Vue has always offered a wide range of powertrain choices, allowing customers to select the driving dynamics that fit their personal needs and style without sacrificing power, performance or efficiency.
It looks as though Saturn will have another hit to celebrate along with the Sky roadster. The Vue Green Line SUV will be priced at $22,995, nearly $4000 less than the nearest competitor.
It also offers the best highway fuel economy among all current SUVs with an EPA rating of 27/32 mpg city/highway. This is a 20-percent improvement over the standard Vue.
The vehicle is not short on power, either. A 2.4 liter hybrid powertrain will deliver 170 hp from the combined gas engine and electric (...) > Full story
Saturn announced today that the new 2007 Vue Green Line hybrid SUV will carry a starting price of $22,995 (including destination charge), making it the lowest-priced hybrid SUV on the market.
In addition to its value price, Vue Green Line will carry an EPA fuel economy rating of 27 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway – the best highway fuel economy of any SUV currently available. That equates a to 20 percent improvement in fuel economy compared to a non-hybrid Vue, depending on (...) > Full story
The Saturn VUE is a mid-size crossover SUV from General Motors’ Saturn marque. It uses GM’s Theta automobile platform. Full story