It does better on the highway, upwards of 24-33. Floormats 80 74 Appearance and Miscellaneous Option Avail. While I received quality care, the items were warranted and I received courteous service. Trouble Spots Exhaust system Description: Exhaust manifold bolts work loose causing noise that may be misdiagnosed as lifter tap. Easy and fun to drive in traffic or parking lots. I can make to work and back 4 times before I have to fill up again and that includes running around town. I would have bought more, but they stopped making them.
I saw a 2002 Cadillac DeVille for sale and contacted Mark Cysewski about it, after talking with him I purchased a bus ticket with Salt lake Express for the 175 mile trip from Salt lake City. Also check the Incentives tab to see what deals may be out there. Not only did the mpg go up but the trans shifted better as well. Retail Dealer OnStar Communications System 695 646 Includes one-year service roadside assistance, emergency services; other services available. But a few months ago, I was in a rollover accident with some other friends I was t-boned. The dealer assured the contact that the vehicle was safe to drive until the parts became available.
Inside are a host of clever compartments, including two bins in the rear cargo area that are each capable of holding a one-gallon milk jug firmly in place. Each one has been a great vehicle. Road rumble is rather pronounced, but freeway wind noise is low. Advanced radio system 295 274 Upgraded sound system. Appearance and Miscellaneous Option Avail.
Features The Vue is a no-frills machine; the big feature here is the hybrid system. For those of you who know a little about cars. Otherwise, interior storage is nothing special. Leave earlier Allow more time Accelerate slower If your foot is on a pedal your costing your self money! Equipped with the 250-hp V6 engine, the Red Line Vue has a stiffer suspension and 18-inch wheels. Requires monthly fee after 3rd month. Clearly marked gauges fit into a logical dashboard layout, though climate controls are a bit small, and power-window switches are inconveniently arrayed on the center console. But, it always seemed happy to get up and go.
However, the liftgate lacks separate-opening glass and the rear seatbacks do not fold completely flat. Revised steering calibrations were intended to improve steering feel. The four-cylinder came with front-drive only, offered with a five-speed manual transmission or optional continuously variable automatic. I do live in a neighborhood with lots of stop lights and it does a little better on the highway but this is extrememly discouraging. Of course, there are a few hybrid quirks that take some getting used to.
The split rear seat worked with a fold-down front passenger seatback, to accommodate long objects. I have come to really love these saturn vues. The vehicle was towed to the dealer but was not repaired. Verdict: Battery loss of power set bogus codes on computer. Car stopped working and 12 volt battery could not even be jump started. Recommended change at 75,000, so at 125,000 they held up well. No repairs except required maintenance oil changes, transmission fluid changes, filter changes , except for today, let the battery run down, and check engine light and traction control light came on.
Had to replace at our expense the 12 volt battery. The vehicle stalled in the middle of an intersection. Tires and suspension do a good job of absorbing the worst bumps and expansion joints. Both are comparable to four-cylinder rivals. I am also not that of a delicate driver. Side curtain airbags are optional, and without them the 2006 Vue received the lowest side-impact crash-test rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
For 2004, a Honda-supplied 3. Saturn claims third row is big enough to seat adults comfortably, and with useable storage behind it. Any thoughts, comments, or suggestions to improve mileage? And since it soaks in it makes up for the lack of volume that is getting to the upper engine. I noticed the ride was very firm, so with the mileage I had the struts checked. We even paid to have a fuel flush done, and are putting premium gas in it.
Upgrade to a 180 thermostat. Dealers will distribute new tire labels and replace damaged, incorrect wheels. It comes only with front-wheel drive and automatic transmission. Launched as a 2007 model, the Vue Green Line teams a 4-cyl gas engine with a battery-powered electric motor for 170 hp. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where the contact was informed that the hybrid battery would need to be replaced. I love it and am trying to keep it on the road as long as I can. My sole complaint would be the four-speed transmission, which didn't deliver silky-smooth gear changes at every moment, but for cars in this price range, that's not a deal-breaker.
Combined, they produce 170 horsepower and 167 pounds-feet of torque. And yet we were all fine, emotionally scarred sure, but fine. Combined, they produce 170 horsepower and 167 pounds-feet of torque. The 2004 version is better, but still short on road feel and linearity. One question: Will using 5w-20 instead of 5w-30 help mileage and be better for engine lasting longer I change oil and filter every 3000? A new option package included leather upholstery, heated front seats with lumbar adjustment, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob. Retail Dealer OnStar Communications System 695 646 Includes one-year service roadside assistance, emergency services; other services available.