2nd Generation (2008—2010) Vue Problems

This generations ranks 34th out of 36 Saturn generations in reliability and is generally a good bet. Owners have the most complaints about the transmission (32%), steering (16%), and the electrical (9%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Not Shifting Properly 7 complaints at an average of 115,371 miles in the 2008 Saturn Vue.
  2. Transmission Hesitation 2 complaints at an average of 65,000 miles in the 2009 Saturn Vue.
  3. Transmission Failure 9 complaints at an average of 90,909 miles in the 2009 Saturn Vue.

What Vue Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Saturn model years.

Watch out for the 2008 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2010 2 0 692 0.58
2009 10 2 689 8.56
2008 53 3 653 29.5

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