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2005 Saturn ION Suspension Problems and Repair Histories

67 TrueDelta members own a 2005 Saturn ION. 21 of these members (31.3%) have reported suspension and steering repairs for their car. A total of 18 suspension and steering repairs to 2005 Saturn IONs--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2005 Saturn ION problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2005 Saturn ION problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2005 Saturn ION problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of 2005 Saturn ION repairs by problem area

39% of the 2005 Saturn ION repairs were to the engine, 2% to the transmission, 5% to the brakes, 32% to the suspension, 16% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 56 repairs.

2005 Saturn ION suspension and steering repair cost distribution

Of the 2005 Saturn ION suspension and steering repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 46% cost between $100 and $499, 46% between $500 and $999, and 8% between $1000 and $2499.

Chart based on 13 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten 2005 Saturn ION Suspension and Steering problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2005 Saturn ION 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.2L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Saturn ION in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Front control arm bushing fell loose from the control arm. Dealer replaced despite being out of warranty 
73000 93 Control Arm Bushing came loose from its mounting. Replaced control arm 
104000 75 Stabilizer bar links and bushings replaced due to rattling 
117000  
Saturn ION in Arizona, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2010 158000    
159000 300 noise from front suspension, replaced bushings and control arms and stabilizer links 
216000  

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2005 Saturn ION 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn ION in Illinois, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2010 84000    
94000 600 Swaybar links replaced on both sides. 
134000  
Saturn ION in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2011 105400    
112840 500 One front bearing changed. 
174840  
Saturn ION in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2010 58000    
65000 200 Both rear shocks replaced after I noticed one was leaking..car does not bounce so much going over rough roads 
79000 262 Replaced both front stabilizer link bars as the y were worn and loose. front end noise going over bumps stopped had both rear shocks replaced as rear end bounced a lot 
81000 326 front right wheel bearing was replaced as it was noisy 
87000  
Saturn ION in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2009 48000    
70000 291 suspension problem 
 
Saturn ION in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2010 69000    
70000 100 Replaced lower control arm bushings, stabilizer end links and bushings by myself 
 
Saturn ION in Maryland, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Dec 2011 90000    
92500 580 Struts 
95000  

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2005 Saturn ION 4dr Coupe

supercharged 205hp 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Saturn ION in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2009 61000    
80000 550 Replaced struts shocks 
 

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2005 Saturn ION 4dr Coupe

140-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Saturn ION in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2009 56000    
85000 0 Shocks, Struts, Break Pads and Rotors. 

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