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2004 Saturn ION 3 CoupeReview
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Wifes Car — Incredible car that looks like a two door, but has two rear doors that open suicide style.

Pros: Suicide rear doors, peppy, dent resistant panels, great gas mileage.

Cons: speedometer display is in the middle of the dashboard

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2004 Saturn ION 2Review
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Affortable Solid Performance. — The Saturn ION is backed by General Motors and has a very good build quality. he body is carbon composite which means no dings. The interrior is very roomy and has a medium-sized trunk for a car.

Pros: The tachometer and speedometer are not located behind the wheel, but in the center dash at the same level as the side mirrors, tilted toward the driver. This is the best position for them bar far.

Cons: The gear-shift light on the dash kept making me thing something was wrong because it kept lighting up.

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2004 Saturn ION 2 CoupeReview
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Great Little Economy Car With A Sporty Look. — The only thing that I've changed in my car was the air in-take and it gave me more power and great gas mileage. It's been a fabulous little car. I also love the suicide back doors and that there is no center post. It makes it easy to get into the back seat.

Pros: Great gas mileage, and love the four doors.

Cons: I've had to have the gas cap replaced three times becasue it was a new design which keeps failing.

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2004 Saturn ION 3Review
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Average Car, Gets You From A To B — Acceleration isn't bad for 4 cyl. quality for the ion level 3 is not great, but not poor either, the car holds together, but the tint is peeling away. Steering wheel squeaks, Overall ok car gas mileage is pretty good Ive gotten 33 average between city and highway if you drive it carefully

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Gas Mileage

Cons: squeaky steering wheel

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2004 Saturn IONReview
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Cheap And Fast — the performance of this car is fairly high in terms of acceleration and braking, although for handling, my tires could be better the build quality is what one would expect from north america, not to good... it looks damn good it is cheap to buy and the gas mileage could be worse but it is a blast to drive

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: light and fast

Cons: gm 4 cylinder engines suck for reliability

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2004 Saturn ION 2 Coupe Review
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Power Ranked 2004 Ford Taurus SE worse.
"smoother driving"
Back Seats Ranked 2004 Ford Taurus SE worse.
"it is compact"

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Reviews From Other Years

2007 Saturn ION Reviews

Love It By mandigom

Overall the car is great. I love Saturns. They are reliable and affordable. Great family car or student car. Has some vroom to it. Not a gas guzzling car. Typically around 22/30. I would recommend to ... Read More

I Think This Car Is Great For Everyday Drivers And New Drivers By Rebecca

Performance - works well as an everyday car, handles well Build Quality - only needed the fuel line replaced, and tires that came with the car wore out really quickly, but outside of that everything i... Read More

2006 Saturn ION Reviews

Quite And Reliable By BSICILIANO1

This 2006 Saturn Ion a mid sized car. The vehicle maintenance cost are low however the rear seating has minimal leg room.The vehicle handles well on the road and runs quite.The car has a silver exteri... Read More

Its A Fine Car. By MarkBoston

Not my cup of tea body style wise, but this a great car for a college student. There isn't a ton of room in the back seats, so not a family car. But there is plenty of trunk space. And it holds up ... Read More

2005 Saturn ION Reviews

Alas, Poor Saturn. I Knew It Well. By bitdreamer

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... Read More

Not Worth It. By Pam

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... Read More

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

Has been a great car for the wife. Fun, safe & reliable. I see why there are so many Saturn ION followers. The maintanance has been easy and affordable, the ride is nice and smooth & the car stops fas... Read More

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