May 27, 2015
- Gary writes: Good Afternoon, Today when I got into my 2002 Saturn SL2, the power door locks started chattering. Each door, over the space of about 45 minutes, had the same thing happen. Sometimes it would be one at a time, other times it would be two or more. I also noticed that the inside […] The post Piston Slap: The Body Control Module Electric? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
February 27, 2015
- So I’m driving along the other day, and I get up behind a Saturn Relay. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this vehicle, imagine a minivan with 1992-era styling and a 1994-era interior and 1996-era switchgear, except it inexplicably came out in 2005. Seriously: it was the kind of thing where, when it […] The post Question Of The Day: What Brand Has The Most Cars You’d Never Buy? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
February 20, 2015
- Win $1,000 if you can guess closest to the time of its plummet. Off-topic: how much do seismometers cost?
February 19, 2015
February 18, 2015
- The Saturn brand disappeared from the market in 2009 with little fanfare. This 1998 Saturn SL will soon disappear with great fanfare, at least for folks in the community of Iron Mountain, a small dot of habitation in Michigan’s vast Upper Peninsula. Strategically parked on a frozen pond along US 2,...
February 15, 2015
- If you have ever lived in a small town, you know all about fundraisers - pancake breakfasts and all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinners. Well, the Rotary Club of Iron Mountain (MICH) came up with a good one. They are taking bets on when a 1998 Saturn will fall through the ice.Read more...
February 13, 2015
- With the ’01 Saturn L200 yesterday and the ’01 Pontiac Aztek the day before that, we’re having a 21st Century Junkyard Find week. I’ll continue that with today’s find: Dodge’s high-performance version of the second-gen Dodge Intrepid: The Intrepid R/T. You got the 242-horsepower 3.5 liter V6 in this car, which was pretty decent for […] The post Junkyard Find: 2000 Dodge Intrepid R/T appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
February 12, 2015
- Saturn needed some new models by the late 1990s, and so GM spent a billion or so bucks to make an Americanized, plastic-bodied Opel Vectra and called it the L-Series. The L, which went through a bewildering series of model-name changes during its 2000-2005 production run, never sold very well and more or less sank […] The post Junkyard Find: 2001 Saturn L200 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
January 29, 2015
- In a recent interview, General Motors' CEO Mary Barra announced that she wasn't missing the brands that GM killed during the 2008-2009 restructuring: Saturn, Saab, Hummer and Pontiac. This is by no means an official announcement, but it probably means that we won't see a revival of those brands while …
January 28, 2015
- General Motors has no plans to revive Pontiac, Hummer and Saturn, CEO Mary Barra says. So where do longtime Pontiac and Hummer buyers go if they are in the market?