Gets good gas mileage and gets me where I need to go. For many drivers, the main adjustment that needs to be made in the Saturn Ion is the location of the odometer and speedometer gauge located in the center of the dashboard as opposed to behind the wheel. The more features and electrical pieces it has just makes it more of a pain to fix and maintain. The seats in the Red Line version were replaced with black leather-appointed seats, which featured a -sensing system. That model, tested here, has a 2. An interim notification was issued to owners of 2007 and earlier models on March 10, 2014, informing them of the safety defect.
The 4 door coupes seat 4 and have 14. When I took the car in, the repairmen claimed it never happened to them. It also had ignition switch problems. It lurches when driving and has trouble shifting gears. First of all, my car doesn't always let me have my key out of the ignition. Owners of 2008 and later vehicles will be mailed an interim letter on April 21, 2014.
Other mechanical changes included improved suspension and steering, reduced road noise, and a more elegant exterior. Our Take on the 2005 Saturn Ion It took Saturn about 15 years to discover the performance market, but the company's lack of experience didn't show with its successful Red Line series, consisting of the Ion Red Line and the Vue Red Line. However, like all vehicles, it is vulnerable to scratches i. Parts are not currently available. Great ride, quiet, fuel economy, small turning radius, great headroom.
I had to roll the seat all the way forward to fit anyone. Many 2005 updates are aimed at helping to quell numerous quality and performance-related issues. The steering wheel is a reach and the seats are a little too firm and low, but typical for a car this size. Other than that, my biggest complain is that my car completely broke down at about 48,000 miles. The new Sonic and Cruze should be so good.
No mechanical problems at all, and no major complaints. An interim notification was issued to owners of 2007 and earlier models on March 10, 2014, informing them of the safety defect. The key fob if applicable , should also be removed from the key ring. This Upgrade Kit adds the Stage 2 elements and increases the horsepower from 236 hp 176 kW to 241 hp 180 kW. Until this recall is performed, customers should remove all items from their key rings, leaving only the ignition key.
The power steering went out every other year, and it was a motor, not fluid so it was about 300 dollars every time we had it fixed. It did not test coupe versions of the Ion. Chevrolet owners may contact General Motors at 1-800-222-1020, Pontiac owners at 1-800-762-2737, and Saturn owners at 1-800-553-6000. I do like the large up-front interior room, comfortable ride, and looks. The Vue Red Line has a smooth Honda-built, 3.
The recall began on July 17, 2014. Heck, I was even able to tow a utility trailer with it. The lacked an overdrive, allowing for five forward gears to be packaged in the size of a typical four-speed manual gearbox, both providing close gear ratios for better acceleration and fuel efficiency while eliminating the heat and parasitic loss generated by the additional planetary gearset. It's considered a coupe but has Saturn's neat small rear doors that open clamshell-like, only when the. As you can imagine there are too many videos waiting on queue to create an archive like this, because of this we have to sacrifice little bit of quality to handle creating this much videos in an effective time period.
The 2003 Ion came standard with a 2. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-630-2438, Saturn at 1-800-553-6000, and Pontiac at 1-800-620-7668. Owners may contact Chevrolet at 1-800-222-1020, Pontiac at 1-800-762-2737 or Saturn at 1-800-553-6000. The key fob if applicable , should also be removed from the key ring. I had a new key made and no luck there. The recall began on April 18, 2014. Battery lasted nearly nine years.
The key fob if applicable , should also be removed from the key ring. As far as I can, I have compiled the internal and external pictures of 2005 Saturn Ion for you in this video. I bought it new and started having problems right away. It has been one thing after another, Front Bushings twice, Sway bar twice, ignition, gauges not working at all, the list goes on and on. It was replaced by the 2008 Astra. General Motors' number for this recall is 14113 for the ignition lock cylinder and key replacement, and 14133 for only key replacements.
Reviewers appreciate that Saturn has addressed its weaknesses while continuing to deliver solid performance for drivers on a budget. Bulletin 14117 covers model year 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, Pontiac G6 and Saturn Aura built from February 1, 2008, through February 28, 2008. Haven't had too many problems. Under the hood, an acoustic engine cover was added to the engine bay to reduce noise emissions. The sedans seat 5 and have 14.