Test Driving Saturn's New Hybrid VUE

Vue Green Line doesn't have many gizmos, but beats others on cost.

Published: 13-Jul-2006

Saturn adds a new twist to the gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle debate this summer when its first hybrid debuts.

The 2007 Saturn Vue Green Line sport utility vehicle offers improved fuel economy over gas-only Vues and yet carries the lowest starting price of any hybrid SUV in the U.S. market.

Starting manufacturer’s suggested retail price, including destination charge, of $22,995 for a Vue Green Line is some $4,500 less than the MSRP, including destination charge, of $27,515 for the previous lowest-priced gas-electric hybrid SUV in the United States — the five-passenger, 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid.

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