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New or Significantly Altered Models

2005 Saturn RELAY
New RELAY adds a minivan to the Saturn lineup. The RELAY is a mid-sized van with SUV styling traits to broaden its appeal. A 200 hp 3500 V6 provides power. Both FWD and AWD models are offered.

Updated Models

2005 Saturn Ion
Updated front fascia and grille. New seats in higher trim levels. Accoustic engine cover and Quiet Steel use are intended to reduce NVH concerns. The Hydra-Matic 4T45-E 4-speed automatic replaces the Aisin 5-speed automatic in last years model. Hydraulic bushings are intended to improve ride and reduce road noise.
2005 Saturn Ion Quad Coupe
New seats in higher trim levels. Accoustic engine cover and Quiet Steel use are intended to reduce NVH concerns. The Hydra-Matic 4T45-E 4-speed automatic replaces the VTi transmission in last years model. Hydraulic bushings are intended to improve ride and reduce road noise.

Mostly Unchanged

2005 Saturn L300
2005 Saturn VUE
The Hydra-Matic 4T45-E 4-speed automatic replaces the CVT in last year's model.

Discontinued

2004 Saturn L300 Wagon