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2005 Saturn VUEReview
GiantHawk writes:
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Needs a bunch of work to be a dependable vehicle.

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2005 Saturn VUEReview
Guru9ZL9HT writes:
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The 05 was the last year Saturn vehicles were made with the polymer panels. Also, great gas mileage and a sporty look. in 06 and later the vue took on more of a station wagon look, which I think to look ugly. The Vue seats fold down flat offering great space for hauling boxs, etc. Just an all around great vehicle. FYI I was a salesperson for Saturn in 05. I love them.

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2005 Saturn VUEReview
Guru8Y9PZ writes:
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Good! color nice . Body in good shape! nice features.

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2005 Saturn VUE BaseReview
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2005 Saturn Vue — This was the first car I bought myself, and I have never regretted it. Bought it used with about 30k miles, it's up to about 150k now and while I have had to put some money into it on routine repairs, it has help up wonderfully to the amount I drive it.

Pros: Great gas mileage for an SUV. Great (Honda) engine and transmission. Spacious. Body style.

Cons: For other people: the power window controls are located on the center console instead of on the doors. Confuses everyone.

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2005 Saturn VUE BaseReview
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Great, Composit Body Panels Still Looked New After 10 Years. — Easy for car seat use, being a do-it-yourselfer I carried a lot when all seats went flat. Very comfortable and peppy. I always had a sports car and a truck, I liked this SUV much better than the trucks that I had.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I had originally leased the VUE but liked it so much I kept it for ten years. Still going strong when I sold it.

Cons: Back wiper motor.

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2005 Saturn VUE V6 AWDReview
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Impressed — good overall suv, cannot beat it for the money, has the features similar to those of more value, fuel efficient, the awd system isn't something you want to rock climb with but its suitable for rainy/wintery weather, sounds good, feels good

Pros: awd, fuel efficient, heated seats, plenty of power

Cons: can only fit 5 people

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2005 Saturn VUE V6 AWDReview
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I Love It! — The SUV handled great, hugged the road really well for an SUV. I loved feeling the power of the V6 when I would pass someone, and I never had to worry about excelerating up hill and losing power. No blind spots that I ever noticed. Good braking, safe family car, and just fun to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: I love this car.  It handles great, it loves to get up and go, and it fits everyone inside comfortably.

Cons: With all the great things about it, something has to be sacrificed, that was gas mileage.

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2005 Saturn VUE V6Review
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"total Package" For Middle Class Family — Liked everything - fuel economy, zip, reliability, affordability, everything. Silver is a great color for any vehicle, too - very "sleek" and doesn't show dirt. Unfortunately, needed to upgrade to vehicle with third row to accommodate a growing family. We are selling reluctantly. Really. LOVED this vehicle in every way.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: More power than I ever thought possible in a gas-sipping family car
All the "extras" in an affordable package

Cons: Gets tight with three small children (multiple carseats)

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2005 Saturn VUE V6Review
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Very Reliable — What I liked about this car was how dependable it is. It never broke down on me or wouldn't start. I loved how much room it had in the back seat and trunk, and the 18 MPG it gets. I did not like the exterior scratch

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Runs well, Working AC, 6 CD changer, A lot of storage space/room, New back tires

Cons: Exterior damage on drivers side door.

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2005 Saturn VUE V6 AWDReview
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Large Flying Piece Of Tupperware —

I purchased this vehicle, believing it would have been a reliable vehicle, while achieving great fuel economy. Well, I am glad that Saturn has stopped manufacturing vehicles! My VUE was only nice for the first month of ownership, always did have great power, 250 horses from the stock V-6, so glad it was a Honda motor, not a GM motor! It always got great fuel economy, 30+MPG highway! The transmission was defective since I first bought it, the torque converter always had issues, finally after a few years of ownership, GM recalled the junker, and had it fixed. The rear differential failed at 92,000 miles, the drivers heated seat failed after 2 months of ownership, the leather seats seemed fake, like they were plastic. The front seats were too short for your butt and legs, and the rear seats were very hard, and cheap feeling. Parts of the dash would flake off just by rubbing your fingers across it, every part of the interior rattled especially when in the winter. The 6 disc CD Changer was awesome, until it broke when it was only 2 years old. The Sun/Moon-roof was cool, yet always leaked when it would rain, unless you flicked the switch a few times because it never closed completely. The AWD system was a complete joke! It would always be front wheel drive, until it would detect it was spinning out, sometimes taking up to 10 seconds before slamming the rear wheels into action, causing the vehicle to swerve, and it was a very noisy system. It did get me through snow about 5" deep on a mountain pass, it was scary, however it got me through it. I really strongly urge you to stay away from any GM product, after owning this piece of junk, never again will I purchase a GM EVER! I will stick to Chrysler, and Ford for american vehicles. I still have a '97 Dodge Dakota V-8 with 231,000 miles, and had a 2000 Grand Cherokee that lasted 316,000miles they both will go through anything, and where ever I want them to go, and has never ever broke down, nor has either needed any major work. The Dakota just loves its gas, but I would much rather spend money on fuel, and know I am going to get to my destination, than not have to spend much money, and be constantly worried about if it is going to fall apart. I would strongly suggest the Ford Edge if you are looking for a cross-over vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great power, could beat nearly anything from Mustangs to the Porsche Cayenne, had the Honda 3.5L V6, yes Honda! Great fuel economy, between 26-32 MPG HWY, 23 MPG combined. Smooth and responsive steering with electronic steering system.

Cons: Extremely cheap, low build quality on nearly every part of the vehicle except engine.
Bad rear-ends differentials,
Dirt cheap interior, everything you touch falls apart
Noisy ride
Looks pretty goofy.

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2007 Saturn VUE Reviews

Review By Darold

The options said it had sunroof/moonroof and had heated seats. I did NOT have any of the two. fair value. Read More

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Good value. Maybe AWD it is only a FWD. Captiva Sport if available. Fwd or Add. Read More

2006 Saturn VUE Reviews

Review By Patricia

Great suv. Runs like a dream! Always ready and dependable. I love it. Read More

Review By TobiOneKanobiGuru95K4RR

Features are what a buyer wants . This SUV is a good value I believe. Ford Edge is a likely comparison to the Saturn Vue. Read More

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