really awful
Crashes / Fires:
3 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
2 / 0
Average Mileage:
29,667 miles

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2002 Saturn Vue suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Saturn Vue Owner Comments

problem #3

Dec 272004


  • Manual transmission
  • 37,000 miles


I was involved in 2 accidents with my 2002 Saturn Vue. The first time I was driving in rainy conditions when all of a sudden I lost control of my car. I first veered to the left and tried to get control of the car, but wound up doing several 360 degree turns and spun to the right and off the road into a ditch. The second and most recent time, I was following traffic and tapped on my brakes when again I lost control, went to the left and did a 520 and pretty much my car is totalled.

- Elgin, IL, USA

problem #2

Feb 012002


  • miles
Problems with the 2002 Saturn Vue suspension. While driving the consumer was hit by a vehicle which was going about 30 mph through a red light. Initially the consumer had control of the vehicle then it suddenly pulled then the consumer lost control. As a result the vehicle flipped twice. Although the vehicle was totaled, the consumer was not badly injured. The consumer wonders if the rear suspension was the cause of the problem.

- Unknown, DC, USA

problem #1

May 022004

Vue 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 52,000 miles
I wrecked a Saturn Vue going 55 miles an hour when the car began to sway then slding to the left hitting a ditch going airborn rolling over severl times hitting the mountain with the drivers side and ended on the driver side. The rear tire broke off the bent under the car.

- Morgantown, WV, USA

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