2007 Saturn Aura

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Available Price Range $3,042-$9,458 Trims2 Combined MPG 24 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2007 Saturn Aura

Our Take

The 2007 Saturn Aura midsize sedan, a sister of the Chevrolet Malibu and Pontiac G6, takes the place vacated by the L-Series, last sold as a 2005 model. Saturn is getting a lot more love than it has in years, with a series of exclusives and firsts. The Aura will be the first General Motors car to... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Sub-par interior quality
  • Extra-large steering wheel
  • No interior trunklid handle
  • Powertrain whine (3.6-liter V-6)

Notable Features

  • Choice of two V-6 engines
  • Side-impact and side curtain airbags
  • Optional power adjustable pedals
  • Optional four-piece glass roof
  • Optional OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation


Our Expert Reviews

Saturn has hatched a midsize sedan that does something remarkable for a U.S. automobile: It offers real competition against perennial class leaders Toyota Camry and Honda Accord.The new Aura is the latest manifestation of Saturn's product line do-over, and it's a solid hit that should bring fresh Saturn buyers into the fold. Saturn's original cult following is long gone after so ... Read full review for the 2007 Saturn Aura

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Consumer Reviews


Average based on 52 reviews

Wow...I bought a Saturn (Aura XE)

by Auraboi from Calgary, AB Canada on October 24, 2006

After over a week of comparisons, test drives, internet research, and constantly second guessing myself, chose the Saturn Aura. After having a G6 as a rental only days before, I can tell you the Aur... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Saturn Aura XE

Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on Saturn Aura XE

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Warranty Coverage





Roadside Assistance Coverage


What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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