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First generation (2002–2007) [ ]


66.5#160;in (1,690#160;mm)

66.3#160;in (1,680#160;mm)

The Vue was introduced for the model year and was designed by It was manufactured at the Spring Hill GM Its unibody platform is shared the Chevrolet Equinox.

Pontiac and the European Opel Antara. The generation ran from model 2002-2007.

Four-cylinder Vues use the I4. The L81 V6 from the L-Series and five-speed AF33 automatic transmission initially offered, but starting in all six-cylinder Vues were with Honda ‘s (190#160;kW) J35A3 engine and a transmission. The four-cylinder Vue was available the VTi continuously variable transmission until GM canceled it for 2005 due to issues.

The Vue received a facelift for the 2006 year. Upgrades included a interior with higher-quality a new bumper and grille, and some cosmetic pieces to the exterior. is now standard as well as cruise and automatic headlights.

However, GM were not added to the side of the until GM took over from Saturn for the second Vue.

Model year [ edit ]

In 2004:

The Vue Red Line was

V6 models received Honda’s engine and Honda transmission. 3.5 liter engine and 5 speed boosted performance over the V-6. It was an important selling at the time.

This V-6 engine was used in the Vue‘s 2004 to 2007 years.

In 2005:

5- and 4-speed transmissions return for 2005, and the CVT is

All Vues get a redesigned interior with new air vents, new steering and a new radio faceplate which noise, vibration, and harshness .


Facelift with new interior, changes to the exterior.

Saturn Vue is over from late-May because it is a facelift from the Vue.

Red Line [ edit ]

2004–2005 Vue Red Line

Saturn introduced a high-performance line of vehicles in under the name, Red Line. The Vue Red includes the same 250#160;hp Honda J35A3 V6 as the regular but with sportier suspension lowered 1 inch, and unique steering calibration for performance, alloy wheels, ground-effect and rear bumpers, unique panel trim, chrome tip, special black and suede seats (optional for standard for 2006 and 2007), lighting (included with and suede seats package, not with optional full-leather front) seats), and a special cluster complete the visual It also includes some interior features as well, as a higher quality audio [ 1 ]

Green Line [ edit ]

The Vue Red Line was joined for 2007 by an oriented Green Line The Vue is a mild hybrid. or assist using what GM calls a alternator starter BAS Hybrid [ 2 ] A large electric motor is to the crankshaft via a special accessory belt, with a modified transmission fitted.

It automatically the engine when the vehicle to a halt and instantly restarts it the vehicle must move Not to be confused as just a start-stop the electric motor also somewhat during initial during torque smoothing and under heavy acceleration. A nickel metal hydride battery pack located the load floor powers the unit, and also stores braking energy.

The regenerative charging and electric assist functions are shown to the via an analog gauge on the dash and real-time fuel-economy feedback is via an eco light that glows the instantaneous fuel economy is the window sticker fuel values.

The fuel savings are up from the base vehicle’s -US (11#160;L/100#160;km)/27#160;mpg -US (8.7#160;L/100#160;km; 32#160;mpg ) city/highway EPA sticker to 27#160;mpg -US -US (7.4#160;L/100#160;km), the highest highway economy of any 2007 model SUV in the US market. [ 3 ] In Canada, according to the Vue gets an estimated 8.8#160;L/100#160;km -imp ; 27#160;mpg -US ) city and (42#160;mpg -imp ; 35#160;mpg -US ) [ 4 ]

The Green Line has a 170-horsepower 2.4-liter Ecotec DOHC engine which replaces the 144-horsepower (107#160;kW) 2.2-liter engine, resulting in the improvement of (0–97#160;km/h) acceleration time by Pricing for the hybrid is about more than a similarly Vue, and debuted in production on January 8, 2006 at the North International Auto Show in The Green Line went on in the third quarter of 2006.

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