2005 Saturn ION User Reviews

2005 Saturn ION Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 11 reviews

  • Performance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Appearance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars 3.4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"ride" 3 reviews
"handling" 2 reviews
CONS
"power" 2 reviews
"doors" 2 reviews

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2005 Saturn ION 2 Review
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3

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Gas mileage

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no speed and tuner support

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Good Family D.d. Car But Not For A Tuner It Would Be A Money Pit For Custom Parts And Stuff... — 6500 rev limiter 108 governed speed and Front wheel drive was the Cons. The Pros it was New easy to drive smooth ride great gas mileage average was 28-35 mpg. It looked ok but it was plastic built American/German car that GM pushed out there for a cheap disposable car...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Ethan writes:
2005 Saturn ION 2 Coupe Review
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3

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Quick and Fun

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Cheap Interior

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Average...? — this car is an nice little car that is made better with a 5 speed manual mated to its inline 4 cylinder its not too performance heavy and doesn't cost that much to maintain its a fun little car to drive and can get you from point a to b pretty quickly

Primary Use: Family transportation

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bitdreamer writes:
2005 Saturn ION 2 Coupe Review
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4

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It looks great, is fun to drive, has a surprising amount of space for its size, gets good mileage, and body won't rust (is plastic).

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Saturn went out of business.  

bitdreamer
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Alas, Poor Saturn. I Knew It Well. — This car has been fun and functional. But I have to admit, the good deals I find are often weird -- in this case, backwards doors, plastic shell and non-union shop -- and Americans don't go for weird so much. Moo! Try to think outside the sedan, people!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Pam writes:
2005 Saturn ION 3 Review
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Its kidna cute and has pretty good gas mileage.

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Too many things break, and get messed up.

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Not Worth It. — Its a cute little car, but has wayyyy to many problems. It makes so many noises and theres a problem with it every other day. Its good on gas, and gets me from point A-B most times though so no real huge complaints. I definitely paid to much for its quality though.

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Jessica writes:
2005 Saturn ION 1 Review
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handles great

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parts are not being made

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Love It — dont like that its not being made anymore, the parts are a little expensive, but other than that i love driving it, and it handles great around tight turns, and gets great gas miles, i get about 35 to 40 mpg but i also have a heavy foot

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Heather writes:
2005 Saturn ION 3 Coupe Review
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5

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Sunroof Baby

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A few blond spots. More than normal cars.

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Saturn Ion 3 Coupe — The suicide doors are sick. It has a pretty sweet sunroof. It has weird, but good looking mirrors. There are also a few more blind spots than normal cars. It has a small front end which is nice. It drives amazing and turns beautifully. However I still don't get why the alarm goes off when I open it with my key and not the remote. Kind of pointless to even put a key hole.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sarah writes:
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gas mileage

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a bit on the small side

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Na — gets good gas mileage. handles well. looks good in black could use a bit more power. lot cost, so far only needed reg oil changes. good stereo. all in all a very good fun little four door car!!!!!!!! styled with dragons

Primary Use: Family transportation

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NVpinkk69 writes:
2005 Saturn ION 2 Review
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Love the style of the car

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Just wish the doors were remote lock

NVpinkk69
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Absolutly Love My New Car — I wasn't sure what to buy, the sales guy asked me what I wanted and I made it very clear I didnt want to spend a lot of money but needed something good and reliable and sporty would be GREAT! So this IS the perfect car for me! Fun-stylish - economical - JUST PERFECT

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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William writes:
2005 Saturn ION 2 Review
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great handling, brakes, decent look, comfortable, lots of room for sports compact.

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acceleration could be better... but Ion-Redline is much better i had a stock

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Great First Car! — It was my first car so of course i'll always love it! Very underrated car, doesn't get enough looks.

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Charles740 writes:
2005 Saturn ION 2 Review
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It's American made. Drivers seat is comfortable for persons with long legs/arms.

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Poor door lip design, seats get wet when you open a door when it's raining. Interior plastics get dinged and marked to easily.

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Poor Fit And Finish — OK for a commuter or a first car. Handles well in rain and snow. Not comfortable for passengers in long drives. (4+hrs).

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2006 Saturn ION Reviews

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2004 Saturn ION Reviews

I Loved This Car! Great Deal And Great Gas Mileage!! By topsecretauto

I was super sad to see this car sell... I loved driving this car! It got great gas mileage! Had room in the trunk to put groceries, It was fun to drive, I only wish they still made Saturn Ion's. Read More

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2003 Saturn ION Reviews

I Love The Car! By stephsters8cats

This car was purchased from a private seller who took excellent care of it. I have had very little maintenance done to it since purchasing in Feb. 2014. I would absolutely recommend this car to othe... Read More

Great Commuter And Reliable For Family By Bat228

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