2009 Models

Clarification: GM 2009 Price Increases

Earlier this week, Mark LaNeve, General Motors vice president of vehicle sales, service, and marketing told GM dealers, Saturn retailers, and the media about a new 0% promotion, the company's evolving production plans, and a 3.5% price increase.

'09 Saturn Vue 2 Mode Hybrid Will be the World's Most Fuel Efficient V6 Sport-Utility

The all-new 2009 Saturn Vue 2 Mode Hybrid, the first front-wheel-drive compact SUV in the world powered by General Motors' two-mode hybrid technology, is designed for customers who want the outstanding fuel savings of an advanced hybrid and the full power and towing capability of an SUV.

Fresh Saturn Astra Gets Minor Tweaks for 2009

2009 Saturn Astra XR3

Still fresh from its 2008 model year debut, when it challenged the North American compact car market with sporty looks, European driving performance and a long list of standard equipment, the 2009 Saturn Astra delivers targeted enhancements that make it an even stronger contender in the segment.

Saturn's 2009 Sky Roadster Remains a Head-Turner, Not a Money Burner

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2009 Saturn Sky

Saturn's popular Sky roadster, the first Saturn model in the brand's aggressive product renaissance, emphasizes a bold, European-inspired look and fun, responsive driving. The affordable performance roadster enters its third model year of wooing enthusiasts who want a sports car that doesn't break the bank.

'09 Aura Offers Class-Leading EPA Estimated 33 MPG Fuel Economy in a Stylish, Refined Package

The 2009 Saturn Aura sport-sedan demonstrates that customers wanting high fuel efficiency don't have to sacrifice uplevel amenities such as a six-speed automatic transmission, leather seating, alloy wheels and Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity, as the brand is adding a new 2.4L four-cylinder XR model to its midsize car lineup.

New "2 Mode" Hybrid Model Headlines Changes in Store for Saturn's 2009 Vue

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2009 Vue 2 Mode Green Line Hybrid

The Saturn Vue, completely redesigned for 2008, makes history just one model year into its launch when the 2009 Saturn Vue 2 Mode Hybrid goes into production in late 2008. It is expected to be the world's most fuel-efficient V-6 SUV, providing an estimated 50-percent increase in fuel economy compared to the non-hybrid Vue XR.

2009 Saturn Highlights

Saturn posted a brief overview on its ImSaturn website last week previewing the "significant" changes for '09. Here are a few highlights we can look forward to seeing in the coming weeks and months.

Saturn to Drop 'Green Line' Name for Hybrids in '09

General Motors Hybrid Vehicle Logo

David Thomas over at Cars.com's Kicking Tires blog reported yesterday that Saturn plans to drop the "Green Line" moniker and logo from its hybrid vehicles for 2009. Instead, the Aura and Vue hybrids will just be called, well, "Hybrids." The change is an attempt to simplify Saturn's nomenclature in order to make easier for folks who were not familiar with Saturn terminology to recognize a Saturn hybrid when they see one.

2009 Saturn Outlook Crossover Gets New Features, More Power

The family friendly Saturn Outlook crossover provides the capability of an SUV with car-like style, efficiency and driving feel. For 2009, Outlook – which accommodates up to eight and their gear – gets a sophisticated new V6 engine that provides more power without compromising fuel economy.

2009 Saturn Aura Fuel Economy Figures Revealed

Saturn teased fans with a riddle late last month on it's ImSaturn.com social networking site about how in 2009, 4x6 would equal 33. If you're still trying to figure out what all that means, you can stop guessing.

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