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Saturn ION repairs by problem area

Engine (29%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (4%)

Brakes and Traction Control (8%)

Suspension and Steering (29%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (16%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (8%)

Other (5%)

Chart based on 703 repairs.
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Saturn ION repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (24%)

$100 - $499 (54%)

< $100 (12%)

Chart based on 260 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Saturn ION problems by year

2003 - 2004 (29%)

2005 - 2005 (13%)

2006 - 2007 (58%)

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Chart based on 706 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Saturn ION

Saturn ION Personal Experiences: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Sedan 175-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
I owned a 2004; the 2007 is probably the best ION yet in many respects. full 2007 Saturn ION review
2007 4dr Coupe 145-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Well, it was experience with Saturn in general. My L200 has over 120,000 miles and the only real issue is with the A/C (broken compressor.) Since that was such a good car we went with something similar. full 2007 Saturn ION review
2006 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
This is the first ion I have owned, but my previous car was also a Saturn which helped with my decision. full 2006 Saturn ION review
2006 4dr Coupe supercharged 205hp 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Has always been a fun car to drive. full 2006 Saturn ION review
2005 4dr Coupe 140-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Knew someone with the vehicle and had good experiences with my SL2. full 2005 Saturn ION review
2005 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Previous experience with the 95 SL1 I bought with 116,000 miles on, the dealership that serviced it and have gotten the same with the ION. full 2005 Saturn ION review
2003 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
I like my Ion for comfort over my SL2.I have no problems on a long drive. The mileage is great. My lowest was 24 during the winter and on a recent trip I got 34 mpg. I have had people ask me how I like the car and I sent one to the dealer. full 2003 Saturn ION review
2003 4dr Sedan 140-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed automatic FWD
Car has been a work horse owned since 2005. 260K miles but not without issues more than my toyota truck 1998 with 475K on it. Drives and handles well. full 2003 Saturn ION review
 

Saturn ION Problems and Repair Histories

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