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Saturn VUE Two-Mode Hybrid Will Set New Standard, GM Claims

The 2009 model will be the first small SUV to use the powerful new hybrid system GM recently unveiled in its large SUVs and pickups.

Published: 07-Jan-2008

A new gas-electric Saturn Vue hybrid will leapfrog models like the Toyota Highlander hybrid to become the world’s most fuel-efficient V6 SUV when it goes on sale late this year, General Motors promises.

The Vue Green Line 2 Mode will debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit later this month.

Saturn hasn’t revealed final fuel economy figures yet, but early tests have provided a 60% improvement in city fuel economy and nearly 50% on the highway.

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