Saturn Make Overview

Available Saturn Models

Passenger Cars

Saturn Aura Overview
2009 - 2007 (used)
Saturn ION Overview
2007 - 2003 (used)
Saturn L-Series Overview
2003 - 2000 (used)
Saturn S-Series Overview
2002 - 1991 (used)
Saturn Sky Overview
2010 - 2007 (used)

SUV/Crossovers

Saturn Outlook Overview
2010 - 2007 (used)
Saturn VUE Overview
2010 - 2002 (used)

Saturn Questions

Map Lights

I was in an accident and rear ended. The car is driveable but the damage to the rear hatch is meaning that the sensor is saying it is open and therefore the dome and map lights are continually on...

2006 Check Engine Censor

Location of a check engine censor

Rear Rotor And Breaks

I need to know what year make and models of Saturn's have an interchangeable rear rotors and brakes and are interchangeable with my 2003 sw300

Rear Rotor And Breaks

I need to know what year models of Saturns have rear rotors and breaks that are interchangeable with my 2002 Saturn SW300

2004 Saturn Ion Wouldn’t Accelerate Now Won’t Start

I have a 2004 Saturn ion. Few days ago it died on me while I was driving and started back fine. Yesterday on my way to work I noticed it started slowing down and when I mashed the gas in it would ...

Older Saturn Models

Saturn Astra Saturn Aura Hybrid Saturn Aura Hybrid Green Line
Saturn ION Red Line Saturn L300 Saturn Relay
Saturn VUE Hybrid Saturn VUE Hybrid Green Line

Saturn Overview

Saturn began as an attempt by GM to emulate the Japanese manufacturing model in 1990. With headquarters in Spring Hill, Tennessee, the offshoot aspired to provide the market with an inexpensive, solid product and a haggle-free buying experience. The Saturn family started with the compact S-Series during the 1991 model year, which eventually gave way to the Ion in 2003. A midsize alternative emerged in 2000 with the L-Series, which became the L300 in 2004. After 2 unsuccessful years under the new moniker, Saturn discontinued the L300 and replaced it with the Aura in 2007.

In the meantime, Saturn has expanded into SUV's and roadsters. The VUE, Relay, and Outlook have broadened Saturn's following to families needing a roomy van or SUV at a low price. The 2007 Sky represents Saturn's first foray into sports cars and shows that the manufacturer has the potential to appeal to a hipper crowd.

Overall, GM might classify Saturn as an underachieving subsidiary. The different models have cultivated loyal followings among target demographics. However, Saturns have evolved too slowly for a marketplace that wants more style to go along with the substance. The Sky, Outlook, and the Red Line and hybrid versions for other existing models show the greatest potential for resurrecting the reputation of a maker that may reach the end of its orbit in the near future.

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