2008 Models

Saturn Astra a "Joy to Drive"

David Chao for Canada's Surrey Now: In general, cars designed in Europe and modified for North American consumption don't survive the transition very well. That's both unfortunate and fortunate, because the vehicles often lose a lot of what makes them exciting, but gain improved bumpers and other equipment to meet our stricter safety and emissions requirements.

Top Ten New Cars of 2008: Saturn Astra

Saturn Astra XR 3-Door

Myles Kornblatt from TopSpeed: We are getting to the year end so we will be presenting plenty of lists of our top ten favorites. To start it off, we're presenting TopSpeed's Top Ten New Cars for 2008. Here are the rules... the car must be new or significantly improved this year, they must be manufacture's car not tuner cars, and all cars must be available for sale in the U.S.

2008 Saturn Vue Hybrid Green Line

2008 Saturn Vue Green Line Hybrid

Kevin Massy from CNet: One year after the introduction of the 2007 Vue Green Line, Saturn has brought out a significantly revised version of the model. The 2008 Vue Green Line may share most of the tech features of the original model, but its exterior design shows that Saturn has spent a busy 12 months at the drawing board.

Who Knew that a Saturn Could be this Sexy?

Special Appearance Packages to Spice Up Sky Lineup

Liane Yvkoff from AutoUSA.com: The company that built its reputation on the affordable and sensible is rapidly shedding its "car as appliance" discipline with the eye-catching Saturn Sky Red Line. Saturn embracing its highly impractical and indulgent wild side is kind of like finding out the Sunday School teacher likes to dance on top of bars after a drink or two. It's that fun.

Owner Story: A New Saturn Family

We purchased our new Aura a month ago. I never dreamed that I would own a Saturn, but the new Outlook and Aura caught my eye. Our daughter and son-in-law were having problems with their 2005 Chrysler Town & Country. I started to do some research on the Outlook, and was impressed with what I read.

Going Big in the Saturn Outlook

Outlook Wallpaper

Trevor Hofmann from the Canadian Auto Press: I already knew that the General's Lambda-based crossovers were pretty special, and while the Outlook is more entry-level than Buick's Enclave, it's still impressively outfitted with standard soft-touch plastics, aluminum-look interior accents and high-quality fabric seats, not to mention standard air conditioning, power windows, power locks with remote access, and the list goes on. The standard feature that most impressed me, however, is interior spaciousness.

Saturn Astra XM Satellite Radio Offer

Saturn Astra XM Satellite Radio Offer

If you're in the market for a new Saturn Astra, but you are disappointed that you can't equip the sleek compact hatchback with an XM satellite radio receiver, Saturn has some news for you. You can now receive "great savings" from Saturn on XM radio when you buy or lease a new Astra.

GM Employee Pricing Returns with a Twist

GM Employee Pricing Logo

If you missed your chance to buy a new Saturn before the "GM Employee Pricing" promotion that ended last month, the Detroit News reports that you have another week or so to take advantage of special vehicle pricing. This time, though, there's a catch. Customers will only be offered the discount who are in possession of a coupon authorization code provided by a GM employee.

Saturn Astra a Nimble and Fun Ride

Al Haas from Philly.com recently test drove a 2008 Saturn Astra 3-door XR. He called the Astra's handling "nimble," its comfort "right there," the 3-door's styling "sensible sporty," and the 1.8L engine's performance "adequate." Put all that together, and you've got one impressive small car.

2008 "ClapSaturn" Aura XE

2008 "ClapSaturn" Aura XE

I was fortunate enough to meet up with Al Clapsaddle, sales consultant at Saturn/West, earlier this week for breakfast during a brief stop in Columbus, Ohio. I had an opportunity to get an up close look at his newly-modified 2008 Aura midsize sedan. Over the years Al has enjoyed personalizing all of his Saturns, and his '08 Aura is no different.

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More Saturn Photos from Detroit

Saturn Flextreme Concept

If you enjoyed yesterday's press conference at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, I think you'll really like the photos uploaded from the GM Style event, along with before, during, and after the product reveals. Stay tuned to SaturnFans.com for more Saturn auto show coverage throughout the week.