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2008 Saturn VUE

2008 Honda CR-V

  2008 Saturn VUE XE 2008 Honda CR-V 2WD 5dr EX Side Exterior View
MSRP
$21,525
$20,700
Invoice $20,125 $19,272
MPG
City/Highway
15/32 20/27
Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Saturn Vue isn't as large as competing models on the inside and isn't the best choice for growing families, but in all other respects, it's a much-improved vehicle. Read Full Review The 2008 Honda CR-V doesn't have hip style or performance on tap, but it has the security, utility, and frugality that many sensible moms want. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Quiet interior
  • Smooth ride and crisp handling
  • Backseat space
  • Occupant protection

Dislikes:

  • Ding-resistant door panels are history
  • Skimpy front seats
  • Not much cargo space
  • Steering wheel doesn't telescope
  • Lacks Bluetooth interface, even as an option
  • Unimpressive fuel economy with V-6

Likes:

  • Smooth and refined powertrain
  • One of the safest vehicles of its size and type
  • Attractive yet simple instrument panel and controls
  • Especially frugal on fuel

Dislikes:

  • Transmission reluctant to downshift
  • Styling is ungainly to some eyes
  • Rear pillar obscures rearward vision
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