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Saturn VUE body repair cost distribution

Chart based on 101 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2008 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

169-horsepower 2.4L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

4000 mi - Interior panel on passenger side loose. Tech re-attached. - Rattle in engine while running. Tech tightened bolts on bracket- did not stop noise. Two different appts for this. -Windshield wiper motor replaced. 
6000 mi Vehicle returned to dealership to repair rattle while engine is running. Tech determined that the rattle is the bracket attached to the air intake valve. Repositioned bracket to stop vibration of metal to metal. Clips were replaced holding interior side panel. 
2000 mi Drivers seat squeaks. They will repair/replace seat when I can leave the vehicle for a day or more. 

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2007 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

143-horsepower 2.2L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

6000 mi Excessive wind roar from either front door when wind gusts are in excess of 20 mph. Door frames vibrate excessively contributing to this problem. 

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2006 Saturn VUE

Engine not specified

16120 mi Door seal improperly installed 
29140 mi Both doors cracked (Polymer Panels) 
31000 mi repaired cracked polymer panels on both front doors 

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2006 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic FWD

30380 mi Excessive noise from windshield area on highway. Trim and silicone around windshield replaced. Repair was successful. Loaner vehicle provided by dealer at no charge. 
14000 mi Black trim piece on passenger side "B" pillar was peeling. 
29000 mi Visor clip on driver's side broke during vacation. Visor was vibrating and flapping and hit me in the face when I'd open it. 
35000 mi Small plastic piece on rear passenger door fell off during trip to Indiana.(small square on rearmost part of door.) 
36000 mi Plastic piece replaced sucessfully.  

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2006 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

36000 mi Door seal on the left rear was leaking. Door seal replaced under warranty. 
32240 mi Replaced complete rear drive unit including axles & front end components 

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2004 Saturn VUE 4dr SUV

250-horsepower 3.5L V6 5-speed automatic AWD

56000 mi

US $100
Rear hatch rattle, repaired for the second time. 

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Saturn VUE Body Problems

897 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Saturn VUE. 59 of these members (6.6%) have reported body repairs for their car. A total of 82 body repairs to Saturn VUEs--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently Saturn VUE problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.