2008 Saturn Aura Trims and Specs

Air Conditioning Front air conditioning · Single front air conditioning zones · Rear heat vents
Airbags Dual front airbags · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Front side airbags · Side curtain airbags: front, rear
Audio System Antenna Type: element · MP3 auxiliary audio input · Single disc in-Dash CD · MP3 player: CD MP3 Playback · AM/FM radio · Radio Data System · Sirius-ready satellite radio · Speed Sensitive Volume Control · 6 Total Speakers
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 11.7 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 10.6 · Rear brakes: disc
Comfort Features Floor Mats: front · Rear floor mats
Convenience Features Cargo area light · Center console: front console with storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: rear, front · Multi-function remote: trunk release, keyless entry · One-touch windows: 1 · Power outlet(s): 12V front · Power steering · Reading lights: front · Retained accessory power · Steering wheel: tilt and telescopic · Steering wheel mounted controls: cruise controls · Storage: door pockets, front seatback · Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
Driver Seat Adjustable lumbar support: manual · Manual adjustments: 4 · Power adjustments: 2
Drivetrain Axle ratio: 3.05
Exterior Features Body side moldings: chrome accents · Door handle color: body-color · Exhaust tip color: chrome · Mirror color: body-color
Headrests Front headrests: adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 2
Instrumentation External temperature display · Fuel economy display: MPG, range · Tachometer · Trip computer · Trip odometer: 2 · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level, low oil level, tire fill alert
Lights Daytime running lights · Headlights: dusk sensing, auto delay off · Tail and brake lights: rear center brakelight, LED
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power
Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Type: 60-40 split bench
Safety Child safety locks · Child seat anchors: LATCH system · Emergency interior trunk release
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Rear headrests: adjustable · Rear seat folding: split · Upholstery: cloth
Security 2-stage unlocking doors · Engine immobilizer · Power door locks · Theft-Deterrent System
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Stability control · Traction control
Steering Steering ratio: 16.2 · Turns lock-to-lock: 2.8
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Rear Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: independent · Rear Suspension Type: multi-link · Stabilizer bar(s): front, rear
Telematics Satellite communications: OnStar
Tires Tire Pressure Monitoring System · Type: all season
Tires and Rims Wheels: steel
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger
Price $20,045 MSRP
Body Style Sedan
Engine 3.5L 219 hp V6
2.4L 169 hp I4
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
18MPG city
29MPG highway
Drivetrain FWD

Price

MSRP$20,045
Invoice$18,742

Transmission Options

Drivetrain FWD
4-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
18MPG city
29MPG highway
4-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
22MPG city
30MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain AirbagsStandard
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofOptional
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsOptional
Power SeatsDriver: Standard
Passenger: Optional
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, CD Player

Engines

3.5L 219 hp V6
Power 219 hp @ 5,900 RPM
Torque 219 lb-ft @ 3,200 RPM
2.4L 169 hp I4
Power 169 hp @ 6,400 RPM
Torque 160 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume16 gal
Front Legroom42.2 in
Back Legroom37.6 in
Wheelbase112.3 in
Length190.9 in
Width70.3 in
Height57.6 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume14.9 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity1,000 lbs
The XE is the entry level offering in the Aura lineup, but this trim is equipped with all of the comfort and convenience basics. Standard features include keyless entry, full power acc... Read More
The XE is the entry level offering in the Aura lineup, but this trim is equipped with all of the comfort and convenience basics. Standard features include keyless entry, full power accessories, cruise control, air conditioning, OnStar, a six-speaker CD/MP3 audio system with an auxiliary MP3 audio input, and a power driver seat.
Buyers may opt for XM satellite radio, a sunroof, a premium audio system, and 17-inch alloy wheels. A Premium Trim Package will add leather upholstery, heated front seats, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.
Green Line Hybrid
Original MSRP: $23,640
4 national listings
Adds to XE:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Automatic climate control front air conditioning · Single front air conditioning zones · Rear heat vents
Airbags Dual front airbags · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Front side airbags · Side curtain airbags: front, rear
Audio System Antenna Type: element · MP3 auxiliary audio input · Single disc in-Dash CD · MP3 player: CD MP3 Playback · AM/FM radio · Radio Data System · Sirius-ready satellite radio · Speed Sensitive Volume Control · 6 Total Speakers
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 11.7 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 10.6 · Rear brakes: disc · Regenerative Braking System
Comfort Features Floor Mats: front · Rear floor mats
Convenience Features Cargo area light · Center console: front console with storage · Cupholders: rear, front · Multi-function remote: trunk release, keyless entry · One-touch windows: 1 · Power outlet(s): 12V front · Power steering: speed-proportional · Reading lights: front · Retained accessory power · Steering wheel: tilt and telescopic · Steering wheel mounted controls: cruise controls · Storage: door pockets, front seatback · Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
Driver Seat Adjustable lumbar support: manual · Manual adjustments: 4 · Power adjustments: 2
Drivetrain Axle ratio: 3.05
Engine Auto Stop/Start · Electric Motor Battery Type: nickel-metal hydride · Electric Motor HP: 14 · Electric Motor Power Output (Kilowatts): 10 · Electric Motor Torque: 110 · Hybrid Gas Engine HP: 164 · Hybrid Gas Engine HP@RPM: 6400 · Hybrid Gas Engine Torque: 159 · Hybrid gas Engine Torque@RPM: 5000
Exterior Features Body side moldings: chrome accents · Door handle color: body-color
Headrests Front headrests: adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 2
Hybrid Deceleration Fuel Cut-Off · Starter Type: starter/belt alternator
Instrumentation External temperature display · Tachometer · Trip computer · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level, tire fill alert
Lights Daytime running lights · Headlights: dusk sensing, auto delay off · Tail and brake lights: rear center brakelight
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power
Passenger Seat Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Type: 60-40 split bench
Safety Child safety locks · Child seat anchors: LATCH system · Emergency interior trunk release
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seats Driver seat manual adjustments: reclining · Driver seat power adjustments: height · Front seat type: bucket · Passenger seat manual adjustments: reclining · Rear headrests: adjustable · Upholstery: cloth
Security 2-stage unlocking doors · Engine immobilizer · Power door locks · Theft-Deterrent System
Stability and Traction Stability control · Traction control
Steering Steering ratio: 16.2 · Turns lock-to-lock: 2.8
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Rear Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: independent · Rear Suspension Type: multi-link · Stabilizer bar(s): front, rear
Telematics Phone: hands free · Phone antenna · Satellite communications: OnStar
Tires Tire Pressure Monitoring System · Type: all season
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger
Price $23,640 MSRP
Body Style Sedan
Engine 2.4L 164 hp I4 Hybrid
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
24MPG city
32MPG highway
Drivetrain FWD

Price

MSRP$23,640
Invoice$22,103

Transmission

Drivetrain FWD
4-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
24MPG city
32MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagOptional
Passenger AirbagOptional
Front Side AirbagsOptional
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain AirbagsOptional
ABS BrakesOptional

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofOptional
Air ConditioningOptional
Leather Seats--
Power SeatsDriver: Optional
Passenger: Standard
Power WindowsOptional
Power Door LocksOptional
Navigation System--

Engine

2.4L 164 hp I4 Hybrid
Power 164 hp @ 6,400 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume16 gal
Front Legroom42.2 in
Back Legroom37.6 in
Wheelbase112.3 in
Length190.9 in
Width70.3 in
Height57.6 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume13.1 cu ft
The Aura Green Line is a hybrid variation of Saturn's attractive new mid-size sedan. The Green Line is powered by a 2.4 liter inline four, paired with an electric motor. This hybrid p... Read More
The Aura Green Line is a hybrid variation of Saturn's attractive new mid-size sedan. The Green Line is powered by a 2.4 liter inline four, paired with an electric motor. This hybrid power plant generates 164 horsepower and 159 pound-feet of torque. A four-speed automatic is the only transmission option.
Although the Green Line is a bit more expensive than the XE and XR trims, standard equipment is similar. Comfort and convenience features include OnStar, a power driver's seat, a six-speaker CD sound system, automatic climate control, keyless entry, cruise control, a trip computer and full power accessories. XM satellite radio is also included.
Adds to XE:
No additional major features.
Air Conditioning Automatic climate control front air conditioning · Single front air conditioning zones · Rear heat vents
Airbags Dual front airbags · Passenger airbag deactivation: occupant sensing deactivation · Front side airbags · Side curtain airbags: front, rear
Audio System Antenna Type: element · MP3 auxiliary audio input · Rear headphone jacks · Rear headphones · 6 disc in-dash CD · MP3 player: CD MP3 Playback · AM/FM radio · Radio Data System · Rear audio: separate rear audio · Sirius-ready satellite radio · Speed Sensitive Volume Control · 8 Total Speakers · 240 watts
Brakes ABS: 4-wheel · Electronic brakeforce distribution · Front brake diameter: 11.7 · Front brakes: ventilated disc · Rear brake diameter: 10.6 · Rear brakes: disc
Comfort Features Center console trim: simulated alloy · Dash trim: simulated alloy · Floor Mat Material: carpet · Floor Mats: front · Rear floor mats · Shift knob trim: leather · Steering wheel trim: leather
Convenience Features Cargo area light · Center console: front console with storage · Cruise control · Cupholders: rear, front · Dimming rearview mirror: auto-dimming · Multi-function remote: trunk release, keyless entry · One-touch windows: 1 · Power outlet(s): 12V front · Power steering · Reading lights: front · Remote engine start · Retained accessory power · Steering wheel: tilt and telescopic · Steering wheel mounted controls: cruise controls, paddle shifter, audio · Storage: door pockets, front seatback · Universal remote transmitter · Vanity mirrors: dual illuminating
Driver Seat Adjustable lumbar support: manual · Heated · Power adjustments: 8
Drivetrain Axle ratio: 2.77
Engine Alternator: 125 amps
Exterior Features Body side moldings: chrome accents · Exhaust tip color: chrome · Mirror color: body-color
Headrests Front headrests: adjustable · Number of front headrests: 2 · Number of rear headrests: 2
Instrumentation Compass · External temperature display · Tachometer · Trip computer · Trip odometer: 2 · Warnings and reminders: low fuel level, tire fill alert
Lights Daytime running lights · Front fog lights · Headlights: dusk sensing, auto delay off · Tail and brake lights: rear center brakelight, LED
Mirrors Exterior mirrors: power, heated
Passenger Seat Heated · Manual Adjustments: 4
Rear Seats Type: 60-40 split bench
Safety Child safety locks · Child seat anchors LATCH system, · Emergency interior trunk release
Seatbelts Rear center seatbelt: 3-point · Seatbelt pretensioners: front
Seats Front seat type: bucket · Rear headrests: adjustable · Rear seat folding: split · Upholstery: cloth
Security 2-stage unlocking doors · Engine immobilizer · Power door locks · Theft-Deterrent System
Spare Tire Mount Location: inside · Size: temporary
Spare Wheel Rim Type: steel
Stability and Traction Stability control · Traction control
Steering Steering ratio: 16.2 · Turns lock-to-lock: 2.8
Suspension Front Arm Type: lower control arms · Front Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Front Spring Type: coil springs · Front Suspension Classification: independent · Front Suspension Type: MacPherson struts · Rear Shock Type: gas shock absorbers · Rear Spring Type: coil springs · Rear Suspension Classification: independent · Rear Suspension Type: multi-link · Stabilizer bar(s): front, rear
Telematics Satellite communications: OnStar
Tires Tire Pressure Monitoring System · Type: all season
Tires and Rims Wheels: polished alloy
Windows Front wipers: intermittent · Power windows · Rear defogger
Price $25,675 MSRP
Body Style Sedan
Engine 3.6L 252 hp V6
Seating 5
Fuel Economy
17MPG city
26MPG highway
Drivetrain FWD

Price

MSRP$25,675
Invoice$24,006

Transmission

Drivetrain FWD
6-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy
17MPG city
26MPG highway

Safety

Driver AirbagStandard
Passenger AirbagStandard
Front Side AirbagsStandard
Rear Side Airbags--
Curtain AirbagsStandard
ABS BrakesStandard

Amenities

Sunroof/MoonroofOptional
Air ConditioningStandard
Leather SeatsOptional
Power SeatsDriver: Standard
Passenger: Optional
Power WindowsStandard
Power Door LocksStandard
Navigation System--
StereoRadio, CD Player, CD Changer

Engine

3.6L 252 hp V6
Power 252 hp @ 6,300 RPM
Torque 251 lb-ft @ 3,200 RPM

Dimensions

Maximum Seating5 seats
Fuel Tank Volume16 gal
Front Legroom42.2 in
Back Legroom37.6 in
Wheelbase112.3 in
Length190.9 in
Width70.3 in
Height57.6 in

Cargo and Towing

Cargo Volume14.9 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity1,000 lbs
The XR trim is the upper tier for Saturn's new Aura sedan. The XR comes equipped with a heated eight-way power driver's seat, heated mirrors, additional controls on the steering wheel,... Read More
The XR trim is the upper tier for Saturn's new Aura sedan. The XR comes equipped with a heated eight-way power driver's seat, heated mirrors, additional controls on the steering wheel, and an electrochromatic inside rearview mirror. The XR audio system is upgraded to a 240-watt unit for with eight speakers and an in-dash six-disc changer.
Options include a Premium Trim Package (leather seats, heated driver and front passenger seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel and leather-wrapped shift knob) and an Enhanced Convenience Package (six-way power passenger seat and power-adjustable pedals).