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2003 Saturn Ion
2003 Saturn Ion
Available Price Range $1,183-$5,459 Trims5 Combined MPG 29 Seats 4-5


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The new Ion, Saturn's replacement for its compact S-series, shows the General Motors division still chasing the imports. Ion is a sharp-looking little sedan being marketing to young adults as a hip alternative to the crowded field of small cars from Japan, South Korea and, to a lesser degree, Detroit. The pack is still led by Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla, with inroads by Ford Focus. ... Read full review for the 2003 Saturn Ion

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Best car ever!

by Ion lover from California on May 31, 2011

I have a 2003 Ion that I bought new and the only problem I have ever had is the recall for the front turn signal. When it was younger, I would get 38 MPG on my 90 mile commute to work. My only complai... Read Full Review

5 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.


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There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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