Saturn Vue

Saturn Vue

Ford owners aren’t the only ones who need to go pay a visit to their local dealerships. General Motors has a fix for one of their smaller cars. There are many reasons why cars are recalled by their manufacturers. Whether it’s a faulty engine or gearbox problems, auto makers are being extra careful these days with the fear of losing its customer base over the most minor of infractions.

Having said that, it comes as no surprise to us anymore that about 44,451 Saturn Vue models are being sent back to production plants because of…wait for it…sticky door handles.

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Source: NHTSI

Second model to be unveiled by Saturn at the SEMA Show is the Saturn VUE Greenline built by Sound Choice and Performance. On building the car, the company focused on the function and ease of use. This business class SUV offers modern tech and entertainment.

The Saturn VUE Greenline Hyline comes with cold air intake and stainless steel exhaust. On the exterior it features Saturn redline front fascia, custom under belly pans, stainless steel grill and side vent mesh, custom rear wing, custom rear hatch bumper molding, HID head lights and fog lights, LED’s installed on all other lights.

On the interior: VIP style in-car computer, computer controlled windows, ride height, lights, alarm, audio, internet and much more.

GM will unveil at the SEMA Show this "Cool to be green" project created by R. Bottom Design. This Saturn Vue can be powered by either propane or gasoline fuel. Its LPG injection system is clean and efficient. Solar panels on the roof provide charging of the electric assist battery pack.

Outside, the car keeps green with water based paint. But don’t think this is a hippie-mobile, the interior is customized with leather/raphia fiber seats, DVD radio head unit with navigation, and plenty of amps and speakers.

Saturn announced today at the North American International Auto Show that production may begin as soon as 2010 on a plug-in hybrid electric version of the Saturn Vue Green Line, expected to be the first regular production plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Depending on a consumer’s drive cycle, the Vue plug-in hybrid will be the most fuel-efficient vehicle offered by a major automaker.

Saturn announced today at the North American International Auto Show that production will may begin as soon as 2010 on a plug-in hybrid electric version of the Saturn Vue Green Line, expected to be the first regular production plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Depending on a consumer’s drive cycle, the Vue plug-in hybrid will be the most fuel-efficient vehicle offered by a major automaker.

The all-new 2009 Saturn Vue Green Line 2 Mode, the first front-wheel-drive compact SUV in the world powered by General Motors’ two-mode hybrid technology, is designed for customers who want the outstanding fuel savings of an advanced hybrid and the full power and towing capability of an SUV. The Vue Green Line 2 Mode was unveiled today at the North American International Auto Show.

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General Motors will market a plug-in hybrid versin of the Saturn Vue Saturn Vue “very quickly” – “2009-ish,” according to Saturn’s general manager, Jill Lajdziak. She spoke Wednesday at the Frankfort Auto Show. The Vue plug-in hybrid will be able to travel up to 10 miles on electric power only, switching to the gasoline engine “very quickly,” according to Lajdziak. The plug-in Vue, which will join the gasoline and so-called “mild hybrid” versions already on the market, will use lithium ion batteries and the (...)

A compact five-door crossover vehicle with European-inspired design and sporty ride and handling, the 2008 Vue is the latest Saturn model to showcase the brand’s new design character and intensified focus on driving characteristics. The Vue also reinforces Saturn’s commitment to safety by offering a comprehensive list of safety-enhancing features.

The 200 Saturn Vue will go on sale in the second quarter of 2007. Pricing for the VUE will range from the XE FWD model’s base price of $20,770 up to the AWD Red Line model’s base price of $28,770 and then some when options are added. The 2008 Vue will be the the first vehicle to use GM’s new affordable hybrid powertrain. In addition to the hybrid, the new Vue will be available in XE, XR and Red Line trim levels. These models will offer a wide range of powertrains, including a more (...)

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