Retailer Recounts Details of Sudden Saturn Closure

Barbara Wieland from the Lansing State Journal: Sherrill Freeborough is finding there is life after Saturn. Freeborough was one of 340 Saturn dealers left hanging when GM's deal to sell the division to Penske Automotive Group collapsed September 30. GM quickly halted Saturn production - including dropping the Outlook crossover made at its Lansing Delta Township assembly plant - and began shutting down the brand. "It was sickening, disheartening," said the normally upbeat, optimistic Freeborough. "It took some time for the reality of it to sink in." Freeborough said the sudden death of Saturn took dealers, salespeople and even Saturn executives by surprise. "(Saturn General Manager) Jill Lajdziak was working on her press release about Saturn joining Penske when word came through," Freeborough said. "Saturn workers had gotten their Penske business cards earlier that day. It sure crushed a lot of dealers' hearts."

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2009 Saturn Vue Red Line Pricing (September 29, 2008)

These figures are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices for the 2009 Saturn Vue. Prices do not include taxes, title, license fees, or optional equipment (pricing for the Vue Hybrid and Vue XE/XR is listed separately). Each retail facility is responsible for setting it's own selling price. Saturn may change prices, equipment, and specifications at any time without notice, so please check your retailer for the most up-to-date prices.