2006 Saturn VUE Overview

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Base V6
Avg. Price: $6,051
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Red Line AWD
V6 AWD
Avg. Price: $6,536

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4.35 stars

Based on 20 reviews

Love My Vue by Kirk
 — Loved it. Have nothing bad to say. Mileage was good. Ride was good. Performance was great. Never needed work. Leased it for my wife. It was our first Saturn (now have 5 in the family). The colo... Read More
All Around Great Little Suv by BlondeRocket42
 — My Vue is a Red Line edition...different wheels, suede seats...V6 fwd. We've taken it cross-country numerous times...it handled us plus all of our treasures. We got side-swiped at Mount Rushmore in 2... Read More
Best Car I Have Owned Yet! :) by Kayleen
 — My car rides really smooth. it might be a mommy car but its still great... it drives like a car but its more like a small suv in size... it has nice leather interier and heated seats for the winter mo... Read More

2006 Saturn VUE Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 20 reviews

2006 Saturn VUE

By 2006, the Saturn VUE SUV had completely phased out continuously variable transmission (CVT) and substituted a new FWD automatic trim for the AWD 4 cylinder.  Other changes focused more on semantics and optional features.  Saturn added two new colors, redesigned the headlights and grille, and made power windows and power door locks standard in all trims.  Other updates included a redesigned interior with added storage, radio controls on the steering wheel, and a compass with outside temperature display built into the rearview mirror.

Otherwise, the 2006 Saturn VUE SUV stayed true to a successful formula.  The 4 cylinder trims still used a 2.2 L, 143 hp engine, while the V6 trims kept their 3.5 L, 250 hp engine.  Mileage still ranged between 20 mpg city and 28 mpg highway.  ABS brakes and traction control now appeared as either optional or standard features on all trims.

Reviewers note that Saturn has worked to fix some flaws that detracted from earlier models.  Engine and road noise have gone down, while handling has improved.  Some drivers express disappointment that important optional safety features such as ABS brakes cost more than they should.  Overall, the Saturn VUE SUV has room for improvement and will look to silence its critics with a new hybrid model for 2007.

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Saturn VUE Questions

Julie Smith
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Replaced Alternator On 2006 3.5l Now Having Problems

Replaced alternator on 2006 3.5l and now headlights and dash lights gauges and radio flash when cold. After warm no problems. Ive had system checked all is good. What is going on?

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susannemac
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2006 Saturn Vue Passenger Side Door Will Not Open From Inside Or Out Any Su...

2006 Saturn Vue

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Kimberlin Ivery
0

Car Trouble

My 2006 saturn vue 2.2l starts but( will not) rev or nothing when I push the gas pedal.

12 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
Palmerwendy1325
20

Dash Lights And Tail Lights Not Working

I have a 2006 Saturn Vue. The dash lights and tail lights aren't working. Can someone please tell me where the fuse is.

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Kimberlin Ivery
0

Car Trouble

My 2006 saturn vue 2.2l 4lWILL start but I cannot rev the engine nor will the car drive. What could be the causes?

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