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ION
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2003 Saturn ION Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2003 Saturn ION specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2003 Saturn ION warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$11,430
Invoice *
$10,673
Engine
2.2L I-4 140 HP 145.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 5-spd auto
Fuel Economy City
26.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
33.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.2L I-4 140 HP 145.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,400 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 5-spd auto
Alternator
90 amp
Battery
525 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.84 / 2.70
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
13.5 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
front-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
semi-independent torsion beam beam
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
14.0 " steel
Front Tires
P185/70SR14.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
60-40 bench
Rear Headrests
fixed
Seat Trim
cloth
Door Trim
cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
metal-look
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
fade
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
in-dash mounted single
Speakers
4
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
fixed
Door Locks
manual
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Power Outlets
2
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
manual
Rear Windows
manual
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Speed Sensitve Wipers
speed sensitive wipers
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
Passlock
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
14.7 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
184.5 "
Exterior Width
67.2 "
Exterior Height
57.4 "
Wheelbase
103 "
Front Tread
59 "
Rear Tread
58 "
Turning Radius
17.4 '
Curb Weight
2,653 lbs. / 2,727 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
1,000 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.32
Front Legroom
42.2 "
Rear Legroom
33.3 "
Front Headroom
40.0 "
Rear Headroom
37.0 "
Front Hiproom
49.5 "
Rear Hiproom
49.6 "
Front Shoulder Room
53.7 "
Rear Shoulder Room
52.8 "
Passenger Volume
93 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
14.7 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Grille Moldings
with chrome bar
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
manual remote driver, manual passenger
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2003 Saturn ION safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

2 4dr Sedan
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
1 4dr Sedan
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
3 4dr Sedan
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A

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