Used 2007 Saturn VUE SUV
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Now entering its fifth year of production, the Saturn VUE compact SUV has made great strides since its introduction, showing a big improvement in the areas of quality, performance and value. Designed to compete with such popular competitors as the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4, the 2007 VUE tackles the competition by offering a wider choice of engine options as well as a few unique features uncommon in this class. Consumers looking to downsize from their fuel-thirsty V8-powered SUVs, but who still need the versatility, may find the VUE an attractive alternative. Still, with many competitors now offering a third-row seat, the VUE's aging platform places it behind the curve when it comes to maximum seating capacity.
You'll Like This Car If...
If you're shopping the compact SUV market for vehicles such as the Honda CR-V or Toyota RAV4, check out the VUE. It has plenty of room, car-like ride and handling and a fuel-saving hybrid option.
You May Not Like This Car If...
If you're looking for a small SUV that can seat seven, the VUE's lack of a third-row seat takes it out of the running.
What's New for 2007
The biggest news for 2007 is the addition of the VUE Green Line, a passive hybrid delivering roughly 20-percent better fuel economy than its four-cylinder, gasoline only counterpart. Unlike other hybrids, the VUE Green Line will list for under $24,000, making it a very affordable hybrid SUV.
With 248 horsepower and a firmer suspension, the VUE Red Line will be the favorite of those who want more performance and sharper handling. At the other end of the VUE performance spectrum, the four-cylinder engine will, obviously, have acceleration that's quite a bit more sedate but, in the exchange, will cost less to buy and deliver better fuel economy. The hybrid VUE Green Line will give the best fuel economy of the lot, with acceleration somewhere in the middle. As is typical of hybrids, Green Line owners can expect to see the best fuel economy advantages in stop-and-go driving, because the gasoline engine shuts off when the vehicle is stopped and deceleration utilizes regenerative braking to recharge the battery pack.
Cargo Cutouts for Milk
The convenient cargo area includes special cutouts to hold one-gallon milk jugs.
Red Line Option
The Red Line option adds a sporting flavor.
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. There are also rear hooks for hanging shopping bags and a pull strap that makes it easier to close the rear hatch. Up front are two comfortable bucket seats divided by a wide center console with more storage areas and dual cup holders. Rear-seat passengers will also enjoy open and roomy space, highlighted by a reclining 70/30 split-bench seat. The front passenger seat folds completely flat so you can load long objects and close the rear hatch.
The clean lines of the VUE's exterior are plain and simple. Other than its new grille and headlight treatment and the sculpted side-sweep line, you'd never know this was a Saturn vehicle. On the flip side, this "blank-slate" look lends itself perfectly to aftermarket parts and accessories.
Notable Standard Equipment
The VUE features a 2.2-liter engine, five-speed manual transmission, air conditioning, rear defroster, illuminated entry, cruise control, front and rear power outlets, AM/FM stereo, tilt steering wheel, full wheel covers, keyless entry, OnStar, power windows, power door locks, power mirrors and a rear wiper/washer. The VUE Green Line includes the same features but has a hybrid powertrain with a 2.4-liter engine and four-speed automatic transmission. The V6 model adds a 248-horsepower V6 with a five-speed automatic transmission, alloy wheels, traction control and anti-lock brakes (ABS).
Notable Optional Equipment
Options include all-wheel drive (V6 only), heated front seats, a six-way power driver's seat, alloy wheels, power sunroof, leather seats, rear-seat DVD player, AM/FM stereo with CD and MP3 playback, a head-curtain airbag and the Red Line performance package available only with the V6.
Under the Hood
Though not terribly potent, the VUE's four-cylinder engine is on par with those offered by Hyundai, Toyota and Jeep. Those seeking more power or the need for all-wheel drive will want the Honda-derived V6; it's worth every penny. A nice compromise that won't break the bank is the new 2.4-liter hybrid option. Rated at 170 horsepower, the hybrid employs a motor/generator that kicks in to assist with quick starts and high-speed passing maneuvers. The gasoline engine shuts off when at idle and is quickly started again once the accelerator is depressed. A battery pack located beneath the floor provides power to the motor/generator and is recharged by the same unit whenever the vehicle decelerates.
2.2-liter in-line 4
144 horsepower @ 5400 rpm
152 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4000 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 23/29 (manual), 22/27 (automatic)
2.4-liter in-line 4 with Hybrid Motor
170 horsepower @ 6300 rpm
160 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4500 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 27/32
248 horsepower @ 5800 rpm
242 lb.-ft. of torque 4500 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 20/28 (FWD), 19/25 (AWD)
The VUE has a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $18,100, while the VUE Green Line is $23,495 and the V6 model is $22,375. The performance-oriented Red Line package can cost around $2,500, while all-wheel drive costs about $2,000. Before you set off to purchase your new VUE, be sure to check the Fair Purchase Price to see what others in your area are paying. Also check the Incentives tab to see what deals may be out there. With the exception of the Green Line hybrid, which is expected to retain a high percentage of its value, the remaining VUE models retain only an average value in the first three years and then fall to less than average after that.
Saturn VUE Consumer Reviews
December 24, 2018
Best car i have ever purchased.
October 10, 2018
it's a very good car
this car it's one of the best i ve owned. .. I highly recommend it for you
Getaway girl 73
November 27, 2017
I love my Saturn. Ive had several cars in my adult life and this one has been the best as far as reliability and comfort. It is a 2006...
May 02, 2017
2004 Saturn Vue
I love this car, so reliable. Ive had three Saturns, they are super reliable. I wish they still made cars with plastic panels, they...
March 07, 2017
LOVE my VUE!
I bought my 2005 Saturn VUE used in 2008. It had 40k miles on it. I have added an additional 45k. I have never had any issues with it...
January 10, 2017
Good value for an inexpensive car
We purchased a used 2003 Saturn Vue in 2009 for our daughter. She used it through high school and college, and recently purchased a new...
December 18, 2016
good reliable , safe , low cost upkeep and useful
great all round vehicle
September 19, 2016
177,000 miles with no problems!
We have owned it for 8 years, bought a lease turn in. 177,000 miles with no problems! Regular maintenance by the factory...
July 13, 2016
11+ years of dependability for $24K
Brought our Saturn Vue Redline home 11/04. Have driven 73200 miles and have only needed tires, front brakes, AC sevice, back hatch...
June 02, 2016
needs catalitic converter to pass NYS inspection
First owner-drove less than 10 miles both ways to work, occasional highway, owned 6 yrs. Second owner-given car. Drove highway 99% of...