(3.9) 42 reviews
MSRP: $843$7,155
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 22-26
Engine: 143-hp, 2.2-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 5
2004 Saturn Vue

Our Take on the 2004 Saturn Vue

Our Take

Late in 2001, Saturn entered the sport utility vehicle arena with its Vue, which was compact in size and intended to be carlike in personality. One special technological touch was a gearless continuously variable transmission (CVT).Front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive Vues are available. They ma... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Noise
  • Performance with CVT
  • Stability on slippery pavement
  • Resale value

Notable Features

  • New 250-hp, 3.5-liter V-6
  • Four-cylinder model available
  • Optional CVT
  • AWD available
  • New XM Satellite Radio option


Our Expert Reviews

Souped-up Saturn SUV aims for male audience MILFORD--Before I sat down to write about the 2004 Saturn Vue Red Line sport utility vehicle, I did an informal online poll of my girlfriends to see if they even understood what "Red Line" meant. One thought it had something to do with preventing people from buying houses in certain neighborhoods. Another thought it was a hospital crisis. One... Read full review for the 2004 Saturn Vue

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Consumer Reviews


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2004 Saturn Vue 2.2L 5 speed

by True to Vue from Michigan on July 14, 2015

I bought my 2004 Saturn Vue with just over 100000 miles, and I expected to get a year or so out of it. 3 years and 70,000 more miles later, I hate to think of the day I sell it. I replaced the tires (... Read Full Review

4 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


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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