Is the Saturn Ion reliable?

Saturn Ion 2

Feels safe and reliable! Rating breakdown (out of 5): Comfort 5.0. Interior design 5.0.

Are Saturn cars reliable?

In fact, the number of Saturns still on the streets is an indication that Saturn is one of the most reliable brands out there. However, with most Saturns now aging and older than most popular vehicles, they may not be as reliable today as they once were.

Is a Saturn Ion 2 a good car?

In road tests and comparison tests, our reviewers found the Saturn Ion to be among the lower performers in the entry-level sedan and coupe classes. Despite the strong engine, the Ion lacked liveliness, and overall performance was conservative at best. The steering was overly heavy.

How many miles can a 2005 Saturn Ion last?

Take care of your Saturn Ion and it’ll take care of you. With the right maintenance at the right time, your Ion has a good chance of hitting 200,000 miles or more.

How long do Saturn engines last?

With regular oil changes, the engine should last around another 100,000.

Are used Saturns a good buy?

The Saturn may not be the sportiest or the flashiest car on the market, but for as long as they have been around Saturns have offered reliability, economy, and comfort—three things that are prized by most motorists. To make your Saturn an even better value still, you might consider purchasing it pre-owned.

Do Saturns have timing belts?

Although timing belts are critical, there’s no need to replace them regularly –unless explicitly recommended in your Saturn owner’s manual. Some automakers recommend changing a timing belt between 60,000 and 100,000, others don’t. Many of today’s timing belts can go 100,000 miles or more without needing to be replaced.

How many miles will a 2006 Saturn Vue last?

According to reports, this SUV can easily go over 100,000 miles with no major issues or repairs. Some owners have reported that it can last over 250,000 miles as long as proper maintenance and service is performed.

How many miles does a 2004 Saturn Ion get?

304 miles
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2004 Saturn Ion
EPA Fuel EconomyPremium Gasoline
23 MPG 20 26 combined city/highway city highway
4.3 gal/100mi
304 miles Total Range

Does a 2008 Saturn Outlook have a timing belt?

no, it has a chain. serviced at engine overhaul or major repair.

Does the Saturn SL2 have a timing belt or chain?

A car’s Saturn SL2 Timing Chain matches the motion of the crank shaft and piston position with the rotational motion of the cam shaft. Even though Saturn SL2 Timing Chains are more sturdy than older timing belts, they can still malfunction and do significant damage.

Does a 2006 Saturn Vue have a timing belt or chain?

The 3.5L engine has a belt and the smaller ones have chains. I don’t have a factory recommendation for this service on your car, but I’d recommend getting a timing belt replacement at 60,000 miles. Usually it’s wise to get the tensioner, oil seals and water pump replaced at that time.

Does a 2008 Saturn Vue have a timing belt or chain?

This vehicle is not equipped with a timing belt that requires service at a specific interval. It is equipped with a timing chain that does not require service.

Does a 2007 Saturn Aura have a timing belt or chain?

This vehicle (2007 Saturn Aura XR) uses a timing “chain” and not a belt.