2002 Saturn VUE Overview


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2002 Saturn VUE Overview

Despite its unassuming appearance, the 2002 Saturn VUE uses innovative engine technology to transport families on the go. Other vehicles on the market have transmissions that utilize several gears. However, the 5 seat VUE uses continuous variable transmission (CVT) technology in its 4 cylinder model to provide continuity and a smooth ride. The Saturn CVT system (also known as VTi) compares favorably to similar technology used by Honda and Audi.

Consumers can choose from 3 different trims. The 2.2 liter 143 hp 4 cylinder comes with front wheel drive or all wheel drive and uses either the 5 speed manual transmission or the CVT. In addition, the 3.0 liter 181 hp V6 has all wheel drive and uses 5 speed automatic transmission. The VUE uses gas at a conservative 20 mpg clip in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.

The VUE does come with some caveats. First, despite foldable rear and passenger seats with ample leg room for everyone, some reviewers warn that taller consumers may find the VUE a tight fit. In addition, engine noise can detract from the enhanced CVT performance. However, despite these minor issues, the 2002 Saturn VUE combines solid performance and innovative technology into one family friendly package.


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    What Other Transmission Is Interchangeable To A 2002 Saturn Vue 2.2 Awd

    would like to know if there is another transmission to fit.2002 saturn vue v6 awd 2.2. what parts will interchange transmission from another vehicle

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    Where Is The Fuel Filter On A 2002 Saturn Vue Suv? Also How Difficult Is It...

    I need to replace my fuel filter on my Saturn 2002vue SUV! How difficult is this? And where is the fuel filter? Any and all help is greatly appreciated! Thank you Janet

    26 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

    Fuel Filter

    Where exactly is the fuel filter located on a 2002 Saturn Vue?

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    Transmission Question

    Is there a overdrive break in a transmission on a Saturn Vue? We are having transmission problems and I have been told one thing and I've been told another and I'm just trying to see if there is a ...

    11 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

    New Throttle Body On 2002 Saturn Vue Has To Have Relearn Adjustment Every 3...

    Mechanic installed a remanufactured throttle body on my 2002 Saturn Vue about 6 months ago. It failed. New one installed and twice since then it will malfunction and have to have a "relearn" adjustmen...

    45 views with 3 answers (last answer 4 months ago)