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Saturn VUE Reliability

You won't find Saturn VUE reliability information like this anywhere else. Actual repair frequencies, not just vague dots. So you can tell how much the Saturn VUE truly differs from competing car models in reliability.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to much more closely track Saturn VUE reliability as the cars age. Others tell you how reliable the Saturn VUE was a year ago, when the cars were a year younger and had 12,000 fewer miles on them. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Saturn VUE has been recently.

Saturn VUE Reliability:
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Year Make/Model Repair Frequencysuccessful repair trips per 100 cars per year Compared to all models for the same year  
2009 Saturn VUE   16 VUEs, 8.4 months of data per VUE, average 55900 miles

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2008 Saturn VUE 37 VUEs, 10.1 months of data per VUE, average 72200 miles

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2007 Saturn VUE   22 VUEs, 9.8 months of data per VUE, average 84700 miles

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2006 Saturn VUE 25 VUEs, 9.4 months of data per VUE, average 85200 miles62
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2005 Saturn VUE   13 VUEs, 11.2 months of data per VUE, average 117900 miles

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2004 Saturn VUE   20 VUEs, 10.1 months of data per VUE, average 129800 miles

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2003 Saturn VUE   15 VUEs, 8.9 months of data per VUE, average 117200 miles

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What People Are Saying about Reliability and the Saturn VUE

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability and Durability of the Saturn VUE

Saturn VUE Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 257-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
I have had the vehicle over one year now and have had absolutely no issues whatsoever. I have almost 26,000 Kilometers on the vehicle - 3 oil and filter changes (the next one is not due for about 2 months).
2008 4dr SUV 257-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed automatic FWD
No problems at all in almost 20K miles, my 2004 Vue went 120K with only a fuel Tank sender problem.
2007 4dr SUV 170-horsepower 2.4L I4 Hybrid
4-speed automatic FWD
Only one problem since purchase which was covered under warranty.
2007 4dr SUV 248-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Caution to prospecive buyers and current owners: we had a minor traffic accident that would have been $3000 to repair, but because the car and specific repair parts are no longer made, the car had to be totaled. It had been a great car reliable, dependable, with only one major repair to replace the air conditoning compressor in 4+ years we owned it. Very sad as it had been a good car and got decent gas milage.
It was a great car reliable, dependable, with only one major repair to replace the air conditoning compressor in 4+ years we owned it.
2007 4dr SUV 248-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
So far, I have never had it break down on me. I have driven it to North Carolina and back, driven it to work 5 days a week 66 miles round trip.
2006 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
This has been as reliable a car as I have ever owned. At 100,000 miles it was still on all original parts except brake pads, wipers, tires and one rear wheel bearing.
2006 4dr SUV 143-horsepower 2.2L I4
5-speed manual FWD
I owned my last Vue brand new, I only put a wheel bearing into it after 5 1/2 years. I loved that truck due to its excellent record.
2006 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
I have 98,000 miles on the car and have only had one repair, a bad rear wheel bearing covered under warranty. It starts and runs every time I need it.
2006 4dr SUV 143-horsepower 2.2L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
I have owned it for 16 months and have put 20K miles on it, with no problems at all. Sweet engine.
2005 4dr SUV 250-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
It has a Honda drive train.
Saturn VUE Reliability and Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2003 4dr SUV 181-horsepower 3.0L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
We had a safety issue with the engine that it would lurch forward at stopligths or intersections.