• (4.2) 25 reviews
  • MSRP: $816$5,484
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 29
  • Engine: 140-hp, 2.2-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic
2003 Saturn Ion

2003 Saturn Ion Reviews

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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

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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